University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse

When we include a case in the Clearinghouse collection, if we know of another source of information about it, we link to that resource. Here are links added in the past 90 days:


CLEARINGHOUSE LINKS TO EXTERNAL RESOURCES
November 29, 2018
Chronicle of Higher Education, Title IX Tracker: Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Chronicle of Higher Education
Date: Nov. 29, 2018
By: Chronicle of Higher Education (Chronicle)
Collects documents from Department of Education OCR Title IX investigation. Campus Context: “The institution has affirmed its commitment to victims of sexual assault and collected resources online."*
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November 29, 2018
Chronicle of Higher Education, Title IX Tracker: Kentucky Wesleyan College
Chronicle of Higher Education
Date: Nov. 29, 2018
By: Chronicle of Higher Education
Collects documents from Department of Education OCR Title IX investigation. Campus Context: "The institution has affirmed its commitment to victims of sexual assault and collected resources online."*
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November 29, 2018
Chronicle of Higher Education, Title IX Tracker: George Washington University
Chronicle of Higher Education
Date: Nov. 29, 2018
By: Chronicle of Higher Education
Collects documents from Department of Education OCR Title IX investigation. Campus Context: "Sexual assault gained attention on the campus when the university resolved a federal investigation into its sexual-assault procedures." *
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November 29, 2018
Chronicle of Higher Education, Title IX Tracker: Elmira College
Chronicle of Higher Education
Date: Nov. 29, 2018
By: Chronicle of Higher Education
Collects documents from Department of Education OCR Title IX investigation. Campus Context: "Sexual assault gained attention on the campus when the Office for Civil Rights notified campus leaders the college was under investigation."*
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November 18, 2018
Chronicle of Higher Education, Title IX Tracker: Cedarville University
Chronicle of Higher Education
Date: Nov. 18, 2018
By: Chronicle of Higher Education
Collects documents from Department of Education OCR Title IX investigation. Campus Context: Sexual assault gained attention on the campus when the Office for Civil Rights notified leaders that Cedarville was under investigation.
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November 18, 2018
Chronicle of Higher Education, Title IX Tracker: Buffalo State College
Chronicle of Higher Education
Date: Nov. 18, 2018
By: Chronicle of Higher Education
Collects documents from Department of Education OCR Title IX investigation. Campus Context: The institution has affirmed its commitment to victims, collected resources online, introduced an anonymous reporting form, and promoted an awareness campaign called I “Heart” Consent.
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November 14, 2018
Migrant Justice v. Ice
Migrant Justice
Date: 11/13/2018
By: Migrant Justice
http://www.migrantjustice.net/MJ-v-ICE
A summary and explanation of the case Migrant Justice v. Nielsen. *
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November 12, 2018
Chronicle of Higher Education, Title IX Tracker: Butte College
Chronicle of Higher Education
Date: Nov. 12, 2018
By: Chronicle of Higher Education
Collects documents from Department of Education OCR Title IX investigation. Campus context: "Sexual assault gained attention on the campus when a lawyer, Jim McCabe, filed a federal complaint against the college in February 2013, saying that a female student he represented was raped by an unnamed ...
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October 30, 2018
May 13, 2016 Dear Colleague Letter
U.S. Department of Education
Date: May 13, 2016
By: Catherine E. Lhamon, Vanita Gupta (U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Justice)
Catherine E. Lhamon, Assistant Sec'y for Civil Rights, U.S. Dep't of Educ., Dear Colleague Letter (May 13, 2016), https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/letters/colleague-201605-title-ix-transgender.pdf.
The Department of Education and Department of Justice published a Dear Colleague instructing educational institutions receiving federal funding that transgender students were protected from discrimination under Title IX. Specifically, transgender students were entitled to use educational facilities ...
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October 30, 2018
February 22, 2017 Dear Colleague Letter
United States Department of Education
Date: Feb. 22, 2018
By: Sandra Battle, T.E. Wheeler II (US Department of Education, US Department of Justice)
Sandra Battle, Acting Assistant Sec'y for Civil Rights, U.S. Dep't of Educ., Dear Colleague Letter (Feb. 22, 2017), https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/letters/colleague-201702-title-ix.pdf.
The US Department of Education and the US Department of Justice rescind Obama-era guidance finding that schools receiving federal funding were required schools to treat students in a manner consistent with their gender identity rather than their sex assigned at birth. This included allowing ...
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October 14, 2018
"The Oyez Project, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 564 U.S. 338 (2011)."
https://www.oyez.org/cases/2010/10-277
Date: Oct. 14, 2018
By: Oyez Project (IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law)
Information about the Supreme Court litigation in this case, including audio recordings of the oral argument and opinion announcement, and the briefs and the docket and written opinion.*
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October 11, 2018
State v. Gregory
https://www.aclu-wa.org
Date: Oct. 11, 2018
By: ACLU of Washington (ACLU)
An ACLU amicus brief urges the Washington Supreme Court to strike down the state’s death penalty system for being arbitrary, unfair, and racially biased. Joining in the brief are 56 former and retired judges from around the state, an organization representing murder victims’ families, faith ...
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October 10, 2018
EPIC.org U.S. v. Moalin
General background, news articles, and additional filings related to this case.*
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October 3, 2018
Banished
The Marshall Project; Longreads
Date: 10/3/2018
By: Beth Schwartzapfel and Emily Kassie (The Marshall Project; Longreads)
A long-form article covering the impact of Miami-Dade County's restrictive housing laws on registered sex offenders.*
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September 23, 2018
Selma and the Liuzzo Murder Trials: The First Modern Civil Rights Convictions
Date: 2018
By: Jim Turner
This is the on-line annex to a book by Jim Turner, with case documents.

In 1965 the drive for black voting rights in the south culminated in the epic Selma to Montgomery Freedom March. After brutal state police beatings stunned the nation on "Bloody Sunday," troops under federal court ...
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