Civil and Human Rights

November 2022 Newsletter: Genuine Commitment to Text and History

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Hamilton v. Dallas County

In Hamilton v. Dallas County, the en banc Fifth Circuit is reconsidering its precedent that requires that individuals challenging employment discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act show that the discrimination constituted an...
Civil and Human Rights
November 7, 2022

Nursing Home Residents’ Rights Could Hang on SCOTUS Arguments

Bloomberg Law
The US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Tuesday in a case that could...
Civil and Human Rights
November 8, 2022

RELEASE: Justices Express Skepticism That Rights Created by the Federal Nursing Home Reform Act Cannot Be Enforced in a Section 1983 Suit

WASHINGTON, DC – Following oral argument at the Supreme Court this morning in Health and...
By: Miriam Becker-Cohen
Civil and Human Rights
November 7, 2022

BLOG: Justice Kagan’s Question: The Glaring Silence of the Supreme Court’s Conservative Originalists in the Affirmative Action Cases

The Supreme Court’s conservative supermajority has repeatedly claimed the mantle of originalism to move the...
By: David H. Gans
Civil and Human Rights
November 3, 2022

Originalism as Dangerous Nonsense

Dorf on the Law Blog
In my 2018 book Originalism as Faith, after canvassing numerous different and often conflicting forms of...
By: David H. Gans, By Eric Segall
Civil and Human Rights
October 30, 2022

Preview Analysis: Supreme Court to hear challenge to consideration of race in college admissions

Fox News
The cases, being argued Monday, involve Harvard University and University of North Carolina
By: Elizabeth B. Wydra, By Shannon Bream, Bill Mears