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:

November 7, 2019
"Discouraging Voluntary Disclosure: EEOC v. C.R. England and Confidentiality Under the ADA"
Bringham Young University
Date: 2012
By: Jessica Jones (Brigham Young University Law Review)
Attorney Jessica Jones examines case law leading up to EEOC v. C.R. England and implications on voluntary disclosure under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Jones further discusses whether the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in favor of the defendant in EEOC v. C.R. England is ...
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October 31, 2019
"Untoward Consequences: The Ironic Legacy of Keyes v. School District No. 1"
Denv. U.L. Rev.
Date: 2013
By: Rachel Moran (Yale Law School Faculty)
90 Denv. U.L. Rev. 1209-1230
The Keyes case began with high hopes that desegregation would lead to educational equity for black and Latino students in the Denver Public Schools. The lawsuit made history by successfully using circumstantial evidence to establish intentional discrimination and bring courtordered busing to a ...
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October 31, 2019
"U.S. V. Warren, OH: The Case for Applying Aristotelian Modeling in Police Reform"
U. Mich. J.L. Reform Online
Date: 2018
By: Alicia McCaffrey (University of Michigan Law Student)
51 U. Mich. J.L. Reform Online 1-20
Police reform scholarship tends to emphasize the bureaucratic nature of problems in policing, and, in turn, proposes administrative solutions, such as providing more training or critiquing specific language in a manual. This comment argues that instead of viewing policing problems as at their core ...
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October 30, 2019
"Explaining Texas v. U.S.: A Guide to the 5th Circuit Appeal in the Case Challenging the ACA"
Date: Jul. 3, 2019
By: MaryBeth Musumeci (Kaiser Family Foundation)
The Kaiser Family Foundation Associate Director at the Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured has compiled a short history of the federal government's position on the Affordable Care Act as well as the specific issues likely to be considered by the court. The article also discusses the possible ...
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