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Erwin Chemerinsky, Michael McConnell, Shelly A. Easter
September 28, 2023

Civil Rights. Title VII. §1983. Experts discuss the greater religious accommodation requirements for employers the Supreme Court outlines in Groff v. DeJoy, and the continuing availability of §1983 to enforce some private rights created by statutes adopted under the Spending Clause in Health and Hosp. Corp. of Marion Ctny. v. Talevski.

Erwin Chemerinsky, Tara L. Grove, James A. Chance
September 28, 2023

First Amendment. Public Accommodations. Experts discuss the Supreme Court’s emerging artistic expression exception to public accommodations laws, and the opinion’s potential impact on anti-discrimination laws in general.

Erwin Chemerinsky, Tara L. Grove, Elizabeth C. Wiggins
September 7, 2022

Reproductive Rights. Substantive Due Process. Experts discuss the Dobbs decision’s impact on women’s health and reproductive rights, as well as Substantive Due Process Liberty Clause jurisprudence.

James A. Chance, Evan Lee, Laurie Levenson
October 28, 2021

Federal Criminal Statutes. Experts discuss the Court’s refusal to read statutes broadly and the importance of judges considering the impacts of race and addiction in sentencing. 

Elizabeth C. Wiggins, Laurie Levenson, Evan Lee
December 16, 2020

Civil Rights. Experts discuss the different legal standards applied to racial discrimination claims brought under §1981 and Title VII, as well as the Court’s hesitation to broaden Bivens claims to cover cross-border shootings.

Erwin Chemerinsky, James A. Chance, Melissa Murray
October 20, 2020

Reproductive Freedom. Experts discuss the constitutionality of admitting privileges requirements for abortion providers, and whether exceptions to ACA-required contraceptive coverage can be administratively expanded to include moral objection.

Erwin Chemerinsky, Laurie Levenson, Elizabeth C. Wiggins
October 7, 2020

Sex Discrimination under Title VII. Watch discussion about how the expanded definition of sex to include sexual orientation and identity will impact future litigation. 

Bernice Bouie Donald, Rebecca R. Pallmeyer
July 6, 2018

In her introduction to these informative videos, Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer of the Northern District of Illinois describes employment discrimination law as one of the most dynamic fields of federal law.

May 23, 2018

This dramatic reenactment provides an example and insights of how mediation between a prison inmate and relevant state officials unfolds.  Guided by an experienced mediator, both sides present and discuss their cases, with the goal to achieve a mutually agreed upon resolution. 

David Nersessian
December 30, 2016

The purpose of this guide is to help federal judges adjudicate civil cases alleging human rights violations under domestic and international law. This guide addresses cases with an international dimension brought in federal court pursuant to specific U.S.


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