'Liberal' NYC Law May Allow Larger Jury Award in Bias CasesBloomberg BNAThe Local Civil Rights Restoration Act also said courts should interpret the HRL “regardless” of how similar federal and state discrimination laws are interpreted. The Restoration Act legislatively overruled the Second Circuit's 2001 determination ...

New York Law Journal
The Rewritten Rules of Power DressingNew York Law JournalId. The NYCHRL supplements the federal government's Civil Rights Restoration Act of 2005, which permits differing standards based on sex or gender, so long as they do not impose an undue burden. Id. Disappointingly, the NYCHRL is an outlier.

Miami Herald
Florida's felons wait decades for restoration of civil rights | Miami ...Miami HeraldAdam McCracken has a Ph.D., practices psychology in Orlando and is married with two sons. But for 25 years, the state of Florida said he couldn't be a ...and more »

WFSU
Bipartisan Effort To Help Restore Ex-Felons' Rights Faster Could Be In The Works For 2018WFSUVoting Rights Activists Push For Civil Rights Restoration. By Nick Evans • Aug 1, 2016. Rev. Gregory James speaking at the election supervisor's office. Nick Evans. With the primary election fast approaching voting rights activists are raising ...

Washington Post
Peril for intellectually disabled DC residentsWashington PostAstonishingly, in September the Department on Disability Services introduced to the D.C. Council, through the mayor, a bill, the Citizens with Intellectual Disabilities Civil Rights Restoration Act of 2015, that largely would repeal the act, ending ...

Politico
Reagan veto overridden, March 22, 1988PoliticoOn this day in 1988, the House, following the Senate's lead, overrode President Ronald Reagan's veto of the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987. The legislation was grounded in Title IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which banned discrimination on ...

TB Reporter (press release) (registration) (blog)
Shaw Co-Hosts Rights Restoration ClinicTB Reporter (press release) (registration) (blog)... committed to educating the public about Florida's civil rights ban, and assisting the over 1 million disfranchised Floridians in applying to regain their civil rights as well as understanding the policies and procedures of Florida's civil rights ...

Newsweek
Looking for An Alternative History of the U.S.? We're Living ItNewsweekSidney Blumenthal writes that HBO should base its what-if history “Confederate” on what really happened.and more »

The Shadow League (blog)
Title IX's 45th Anniversary: Why We Still Need ItThe Shadow League (blog)This basically rendered that athletic programs did not have to comply with Title IX since they hardly received federal financial funds. Then, in 1988, Congress overrode President Ronald Reagan's veto of the Civil Rights Restoration Act, which made it ...and more »

Washington Times
Utah nurse forcibly arrested while reading policy to cop: 'Somebody help me!'Washington TimesNurse Alex Wubbels, an employee of University Hospital in Salt Lake City, is arrested in late July while reading policy on blood draws to a cop. (Image: YouTube, The Salt Lake Tribune) more >. Share. Tweet. Share. Pin. Share. Mail. Share. Print. By ...and more »

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