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Uzuegbunam vs Preczewski_final_72ppi (1)
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Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski

Can Uzuegbunam get nominal relief from his college for restrictive speech policies that the college now removed?

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Tanzin v Tanvir300ppi
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Tanzin v. Tanvir

Can Tanvir and co. get money damages from the federal officers who tried to convince them to be spies?

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Fulton v Philadelphia300ppi
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Fulton v. City of Philadelphia

Can Philadelphia ban a foster care agency that will not work with same-sex couples?

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Torres v Madrid300ppi
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Torres v. Madrid

Will the officers who shot Roxanne Torres face claims for excessive use of force (Fourth Amendment)?

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Protected Classes Update
Concepts

What are “Protected Classes”?

What are Protected Classes? See our infographic explaining the legal term.

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Zarda v Altitude Exp Sexual Discrimination_Final_72ppi (1)
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Sex Discrimination in Employment: Zarda, Bostock, and R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes (Decision June 15, 2020)

Does the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protect against employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity?

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NY Rifle v NTC_final_72ppi
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New York State Rifle and Pistol Association vs. New York City (Decision April 27, 2020)

Will the Supreme Court make another Second Amendment ruling?

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Babb v. Wilkie (Decision April 6, 2020)

How does a federal employee prove causation for an age discrimination claim under the ADEA?

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District of Columbia v. Heller (Decided June 26, 2008)

Conservative Justices prevail in interpreting the Second Amendment. The ruling determined D.C.’s gun control laws were unconstitutional.

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Concepts

Reviewing racism and “otherness” in the history of political thought

Analyzing the self and “otherness” in general philosophy and in the U.S. Constitution.

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