A legal clinic is challenging the constitutionality of part of the Income Tax Act that bars refugee claimants from receiving Canada child benefits. The Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic has filed Notices of Constitutional Question with the Canada … [Read more...] about Legal clinic challenges part of Income Tax Act
University policies on responding to sexual assault claims have been hotly debated around the country. The Sixth Circuit recently weighed in on the constitutional dimension of this issue. Last month, in John Doe v. University of Cincinnati, et al., the Sixth … [Read more...] about Sixth Circuit Affirms Preliminary Injunction Against the University of Cincinnati
With the 2017-18 National Football League (NFL) regular season and National Basketball Association (NBA) pre-season underway, many spectators are excited to don their favorite players’ jerseys and cheer on their teams. Yet in recent years, many fans also find themselves … [Read more...] about Athletes and Employees Speak Out: Do Your Employment Practices Drop the Ball in Addressing Diversity, Controversial Speech, or Tensions at Work?
In a landmark decision, a nine judge bench of the Supreme Court of India ruled today that privacy is a fundamental right protected by the Constitution of India. BackgroundDue to the volume of cases brought before the Supreme Court of India, cases are generally heard by benches … [Read more...] about Indian Supreme Court Declares the Right to Privacy a Constitutionally-Protected Fundamental Right
an order requiring the U.S. government to allow an abortion for a 17-year-old immigrant who is being held in a federally funded Texas shelter because she is in the country illegally. order (PDF) that overturned an Oct. 20 decision by a D.C. Circuit panel that had delayed the … [Read more...] about Full DC Circuit reinstates order requiring government to allow teen immigrant to get an abortion