Legal Articles, Civil & Human Rights

Do what's right, not what's legal...

One activist, in describing his strategy to bring awareness to issues of economic and social justice, indicated his desire to do what is right in the service of justice, i.e., protesting, agitating, and causing a ruckus, although those activities be illegal.

Government, Hypocrisy and Legitimacy

In 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of Holder v. Humanitarian Law. In that case, Plaintiffs, Humanitarian Law Project, argued that certain provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act (18 U. S. C. §2339B) were unconstitutional.

African American's Must Heed Call To Serve Community

People of color must serve their communities through public service as law enforcement officials.

What is "Revenge Porn" and Why Is It Serious?

Now that we live in the digital age, we realize that the internet is not written in pencil, but ink - meaning once something is published online, it is there to stay. Until now. It is now a felony in Nevada and several other states to post what is known as "Revenge Porn."

Matter of D-K-: A Great Leap Forward in Refugee Jurisprudence?

In a landmark opinion, the Board incorrectly rectified new refugee adjustment procedures announced in an earlier unpublished decision.

Conditional Admission and other Mysteries

This article examines the legal rights of admitted refugees and asylees.

Can I be fired because of my tattoos?

Tattoos are freedom of expressions, right? As long as you are of age you have a legal right to decorate your skin. While this right is derived from privacy and freedom of speech, does this right to expression translate to a business environment? Could you even be fired for showing your tattoos?

Disability Access Litigation Still Needed

Mark Potter, a civil rights attorney, describes his experience over the past 19 years. Provides an overview of the challenges facing persons with disabilities and benefits of disability access litigation.

When can I be searched without a warrant?

FAQ about searches when no warrant is present.

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