November, 2011

Reed v. Reed at 40: Equal Protection and Women’s Rights

orty years ago, Reed v. Reed was the first case in which the  Supreme Court applied the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution to  strike down a law that discriminated on the basis of sex. On November  17, 2011, this historic case was marked with a special panel discussion  about the past and future of […]

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Alabama School District to End Single-Sex Classes

Alabama School District to End Single-Sex Classes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 22, 2011 CONTACT: Robyn Shepherd, ACLU national, (212) 519-7829 or 549-2666; media@aclu.org Olivia Turner, ACLU of Alabama, (334) 265-2754 TALLAPOOSA COUNTY, AL – The Tallapoosa County School Board has agreed today to end single-sex classes in its public schools after the American Civil Liberties […]

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Swastikas painted on campus

November 21, 2011 by Kendle Walters – source Anti-Semitic symbol sprayed on university property, Jewish student group responds   Spray-painted swastikas were recently discovered on the UNLV campus on the concrete directory located outside Lied Library on Nov. 11. Similar anti-Semitic symbols were found on a UNLV ROTC vehicle that was parked behind the library. […]

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List of Connecticut Protected Classes

List of Connecticut Protected Classes is on the CHRO website on their Publications Page as Discrimination is Illegal.

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The Penn State Scandal: Why Is No One Talking about Title IX?

The Penn State Scandal: Why Is No One Talking about Title IX?  Source: http://verdict.justia.com/2011/11/15/the-penn-state-scandal-why-is-no-one-talking-about-title-ix-2   ©iStockphoto.com/Kayann The Penn State child sex abuse scandal is still an unfolding drama.  A Grand Jury presentment, indicting Jerry Sandusky for sexual abuse and two Penn State officials for perjury and failure to report abuse, was released last week (apparently […]

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