University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse

The Clearinghouse indexes case studies of civil rights litigation, and biographies of civil rights lawyers, and links them to the relevant cases. Here are additions to this part of the collection over the past 90 days:


CASE STUDIES
January 26, 2018
"The implementation of consent decrees in correctional institutions: a case study of Fulton county jail, Georgia"
Robert W. Woodruff Library, Atlanta University Center
Date: May 1, 1987
By: Thembekile Charles Zingitwa (Atlanta University Student)
Zingitwa, Thembekile Charles, "The implementation of consent decrees in correctional institutions: a case study of Fulton county jail, Georgia" (1987). ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library. Paper 312.
The paper, a dissertation, examines the problems that impede the implementation of consent degrees in correctional institutions, primarily focusing on the Fulton County Jail in Georgia. The paper explains the changes related to healthcare delivery that were implemented as a result of Fambro v ...
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CASE STUDIES
January 20, 2018
"HRC Represented By Lambda Legal & OutServe-SLDN in Lawsuit Against Trump’s Trans Military Ban"
HRC Represented By Lambda Legal & OutServe-SLDN in Lawsuit Against Trump’s Trans Military Ban
Date: Aug. 28, 2017
By: Guest Contributor (Human Rights Campaign)
The Human Rights Campaign provides background information on the lawsuit and the parties to the suit.*
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CASE STUDIES
January 19, 2018
"Is There a Constitutional Right to Cash in on the Poor?"
Date: Sep. 11, 2017
By: Andrew Cohen (The Marshall Project)
Andrew Cohen of the Marshall Project examines Justice Network v. Craighead County, providing background information on the case. In particular, it explains why the two defendant judges began the Amnesty Program that gave rise to this case.*
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CASE STUDIES
January 13, 2018
"Desegregated Differently: A Case Study of the Sheff Case"
http://prospect.org/article/desegregated-differently
Date: Oct. 18, 2017
By: Rachel M. Cohen (The American Prospect)
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