Charles Hamilton Houston, a prominent attorney known as the “man who killed Jim Crow,” once said, “A lawyer is either a social engineer or a parasite on society.” In his perspective, a lawyer can serve as a social engineer for a more equitable society.
It’s no secret that June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month. Pride celebrations are occurring every weekend across the United States, and the world. Here in Omaha, 32 of the 34 American flags that line the ConAgra campus downtown have
Civil Rights Act means it's time for a change of Heart (Heart of Atlanta Motel Inc. v. United States)
The Heart of Atlanta Motel was situated next to a Georgia interstate and served mostly out-of-state guests. The motel sued the government, seeking a declaratory judgment that Congress did not have authority under the Commerce Clause to pass the Civil Rights Act. The motel also alleged due-process violations over the deprivation of its right to choose its guests.
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Brown v. Board of Education, 347 U.S. 283 (1954), one of the most famous United States Supreme Court cases of the 20th Century, effectively ended legal racial segregation in U.S. public schools.
By Daniel Van Sant Here, Daniel Van Sant, liaison to the ABA Commission on Disability Rights and a 2L at Syracuse University College of Law in Syracuse, New York, weighs in on key trends, future industry forcast, and more. Law Student Division Liaisons act as ambassadors to the greater ABA, representing the