In memory of human rights lawyer Priscilla Jana



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Renowned anti-apartheid struggle and human rights lawyer, Priscilla Jana, passed away on Saturday. 

Tributes poured in for Jana, who served as the deputy chairperson of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC). The

Churches, schools sue Virginia over new LGBT rights law

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A group of churches and private schools, as well as one pregnancy center, have sued Virginia over a recently enacted law extending anti-discrimination employment protections to include

Justice Department honors Utah victims’ rights lawyer

SALT LAKE CITY — The U.S. Department of Justice is honoring a longtime victims rights lawyer in Utah.



Paul G. Cassell et al. standing next to a person in a suit and tie: Paul Cassell, a former federal judge and law professor at the University of Utah, endorses the Start by Believing campaign during a press conference in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Start by Believing is a public awareness program developed by End Violence Against Women International designed to address the issue of many victims not receiving the support they need when they choose to report having been a victim of sexual assault.


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Paul Cassell, a former federal judge and law professor at the University of Utah, endorses the Start by Believing campaign during a press conference in Salt Lake

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Justice Ginsberg’s Legacy Through the Eyes of an Employment Lawyer

By Guest Blogger Robin Runge, Adjunct Professor, George Washington University School of Law

Image1It is difficult for me to articulate the significance of Justice Ginsburg’s life and her work as a woman, a lawyer, law professor