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 13, 2019
Tennessee lawmakers did not have standing to sue U.S. State Department over Medicaid funding for refugees
www.wolterskluwer.com/
Date: Jul. 25, 2019
By: Brochin, Jeffrey H., J.D. (Wolters Kluwer)
Tennessee General Assembly could not show "institutional injury," a requisite element to give it standing to sue, and it was not the authorized agent to sue on behalf of the state—which did suffer an institutional injury.

The Federal Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has ...
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November 11, 2019
Oyez: Kennedy v. Mendoza-Martinez
https://www.oyez.org/cases/1961/2
Date: Nov. 11, 2019
(Cornell Legal Information Institute, Justia, Chicago-Kent College of Law)
Kennedy v. Mendoza-Martinez, Oyez, https://www.oyez.org/cases/1961/2 (last visited Nov 11, 2019).
This link provides a brief summary of the facts of the case, the issue presented, and the majority opinion in this case. The website also provides links to the parties' oral arguments.*
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November 4, 2019
The Oyez Project: Altitude Express v. Zarda.
https://www.oyez.org/cases/2019/17-1623
Date: 10/8/2019
By: Oyez Project (IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law)
"Altitude Express v. Zarda." Oyez, www.oyez.org/cases/2019/17-1623. Accessed 4 Nov. 2019.
Information about the Supreme Court litigation in this case.*
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CLEARINGHOUSE LINKS TO EXTERNAL RESOURCES
October 13, 2019
Bridgewater Inmate’s Family Agrees To Settle Suit
The Boston Globe
Date: April 2014
By: Michael Rezendes (The Boston Globe)
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October 13, 2019
Titicut Follies
Film
Date: October 1967
By: Frederick Wiseman
This film explores conditions inside Massachusetts' Bridgewater State Hospital, a facility for individuals suffering from mental illness who have been committed. *
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September 26, 2019
SUMMARY OF SETTLEMENTS BETWEEN CIVIL RIGHTS ADVOCATES AND FACEBOOK
ACLU
Date: May 2019
By: ACLU
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CLEARINGHOUSE LINKS TO EXTERNAL RESOURCES
September 26, 2019
Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users by Race
ProPublica
Date: October 2016
By: Julia Angwin and Terry Parris Jr. (ProPublica)
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CLEARINGHOUSE LINKS TO EXTERNAL RESOURCES
September 14, 2019
Officials Agree To Cap Population at D.C. Jail
https://www.prisonlegalnews.org/news/2009/feb/15/officials-agree-to-cap-population-at-dc-jail/
Date: February 2009
By: Michael Rigby (Prison Legal News)
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