Constitution & Civil Rights Law

The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States of America. It defines and creates the powers of federal and state government, the executive, legislative and judiciary branches and also includes Amendments such as the Bill of Rights. Civil Rights Law is Constitutional Law legislated in 1964 that prohibits discrimination based upon race, gender, religion, national origin. It ended segregation, provided equal rights to women and people of color and established fair employment practices.

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    Donald Trump's questioning a California federal court judge's impartiality as a result of his Hispanic heritage has drawn harsh criticism from the legal community.
  2. News DOJ & North Carolina Sue Each Other Over LGBT Bathroom Law

    The U.S. Department of Justice and State of North Carolina each filed a lawsuit and accusing the other party of civil rights violations and overreaching with regard to the LGBT / transgender...
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    A man sat down next to a federal court, stripped and began playing violin as an anti-government "protest." He appeals with a surprising legal argument.
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    A purported eyewitness account of the death of Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer, Darren Wilson, is heard clearly after enhancing a YouTube video.