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All In The News tagged "School of Law"

Anniversary of California’s Crown Act, Affirming That Hair Discrimination Is Racial Discrimination

Wendy Greene, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a July 19, San Diego Union-Tribune article about the anniversary of California's CROWN Act affirming that hair discrimination is racial discrimination.

Clashes Erupt Nationwide Over High Court's Abortion Ruling

David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a July 13 Law360 article about the Supreme Court's June Medical v. Russo decision that could make it easier for anti-abortion laws to withstand legal challenges.

Workers Speak Out Against Black Lives Matter Face Mask Bans, as Companies Like Starbucks, Taco Bell, and Whole Foods Grapple With Viral Backlash

Wendy Greene, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a July 12 Business Insider article about how a private employers enforcement of anti-Black Lives Matter gear policies could trigger employee protections. The article was also picked up by MSN Money.

Just How Far Will Clarence Thomas Go?

Lisa Tucker, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, authored a July 8 CNN opinion article about Associate Justice Clarence Thompson, the longest-serving current justice and what the Supreme Court might look like without him.

We’ve Neglected the Freedom of Assembly for Years Before Portland

Tabatha Abu El-Haj, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a July 29 Slate article about the First Amendment – which protects “the right of the people peaceably to assemble” –and how it is often forgotten, particularly amid the protests in Portland.

Prisoners in US Suffering Dementia May Hit 200,000 Within the Next Decade – Many Won’t Even Know Why They Are Behind Bars

Rachel E. Lopez, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law and Director of the Andy and Gwen Stern Community Lawyering Clinic, authored a June 25 opinion piece for The Conversation about the our aging prison population and the significant social and fiscal challenges it will create. Lopez says thousands of inmates suffering from dementia, won’t even understand why they are in prison – and that this could be a violation of human rights law. The piece was picked up by numerous outlets including Yahoo! News, The Houston Chronicle and CorrectionsOne.com

A Baltimore Restaurant Group Apologizes to a Black Woman and Son for Unequally Enforcing Its Dress Code

Wendy Greene, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law was quoted in a June 23 Washington Post story about appearance and grooming-code discrimination, after a Black woman and her son in Baltimore were refused service at a restaurant because of the way he was dressed – while a white family with a son dressed in a similar manner, was seated and served.

Eyes Blistering, Crawling on Highway: What It Felt Like to Be Tear Gassed on 676

Rachel E. Lopez, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law and director of the Andy and Gwen Stern Community Lawyering Clinic, co-authored a June 11 WHYY “Plan Philly” essay about what it felt like to be tear gassed on 676 during protests. 

What Does the Constitutional Right of Assembly Protect? What Counts as “Peaceable”? And Who Should Decide?

Tabatha Abu El-Haj, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, authored a June 9 Just Security article about what the constitutional right to assemble protects, what counts as "peaceable" - and who gets to decide it is so?

 Birmingham Bans Protests 19 Hours a Day. That’s Likely Unconstitutional, Experts Say

Tabatha Abu El-Haj, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a June 8 AL.com article about the unconstitutionality of Birmingham banning protests for 19 hours a day.

Newlyweds Celebrate Their Wedding During Philadelphia Protest Over the Death of George Floyd

Rachel E. Lopez, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law and Director of the Andy and Gwen Stern Community Lawyering Clinic, was quoted in a June 8 USA Today article about the viral video she captured on Saturday – during the protest in Philadelphia against police brutality after the death of George Floyd – of a couple recently married who joined the crowd.

Arrested at a Philly Protest? Know Your Rights.

Rachel E. Lopez, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law and Director of the Andy and Gwen Stern Community Lawyering Clinic, was quoted in a June 6 Philadelphia Inquirer article about what to do should you find yourself arrested for protesting in Philly.