The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on June 30 that the owners of closely-held, profit-making corporations cannot be forced under the Affordable Care Act to provide their employees with certain kinds of contraceptives that offend their religious beliefs. Gender and family law scholar Dara Purvis breaks down the decision.
When a series of high-profile military sexual assault cases attracted national attention last year, Congress established a panel to conduct an independent review of Department of Defense systems used to investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate allegations of sexual assault in the military.
Students in the Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic created a practice advisory for attorneys representing noncitizens in immigration proceedings in collaboration with the American Immigration Council and the ABA Commission on Immigration.
Two Supreme Court decisions within the last five years have made proving age discrimination claims in court more difficult for plaintiffs, and professor Michael Foreman is working to educate Capitol Hill staff on how a proposed change in federal law could help older people nationwide.
American Bar Association allows Penn State to offer legal education through two law schools