A lawsuit seeks to end an exemption to Title IX that has allowed religious schools to receive lucrative federal funding despite policies that discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation.
Rights & Liberties
A growing number of scholars, lawyers, and lawmakers are calling for a reassessment of how rap lyrics are used in court.
A drug war activist turned to civil commitment for help — and found a civil liberties nightmare.
A new documentary goes inside Georgia’s Irwin County Detention Center as the pandemic spreads.
Records from an ongoing FOIA lawsuit shed new light on the operations of CBP’s Tactical Terrorism Response Teams.
Far from breaking with Trump’s civil disorder prosecutions, Biden has doubled down with an expansive view of extremism.
More than 100 students in seven years have signed “gang contracts” for a suspected gang affiliation.
Advocates and lawmakers say families need and deserve extra time.
Our analysis finds that many states are not meeting their legal obligations to make information accessible.
In New York, the Mayor and N.Y.P.D. have repeatedly vowed to “create a bond” between cops and communities of color. The problem, according to high-level officials, is that they chose the wrong people for the right job.
After decades of discriminating against Black farmers and ignoring their complaints, the USDA is promising to do better. Again.
If Roe v. Wade is overturned, states could set abortion rules. Some already push the boundaries of patient privacy and shift civil rights to fetuses.
Most officers get training to respond
to injuries, but are often
not required to use it.
Dozens of protesters who took part in the uprisings after George Floyd’s murder have faced prolonged detention despite COVID-19 outbreaks.
Votebeat and Type Investigations analyzed the number of sites, hours, and votes for the nation’s 10 most populous counties.
How taxpayer money might end up supporting “facilities that compromise the safety of children.”
Shamar Betts has been detained since June for a provocative flyer he posted on Facebook amid protests over the killing of George Floyd.
The Department of Justice has left millions of voters who need language help without government protection.
How Jeff Sessions made it harder for judges to let immigrants stay in the US.
The president has packed the courts with judges friendly to the Christian Right — and they could roll back LGBTQ rights as we know them.