Civil Rights Headlines

Our journal is proud to publish articles on a vast range of topics that fall under the umbrella of civil rights. We strive to educate readers on a penumbra of issues involving civil liberties and constitutional freedoms.

Now, on our website, we further our objective by discussing the civil rights implications regarding stories that have dominated news headlines.

Headline (10-7-16)

Are voter registration laws for IDs, waiting periods, and early voting restrictions legal, or do they violate the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments and the Voting Rights Act?

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Headline (10-7-16)

Would a national stop-and-frisk policy by the police conform with the Constitution, or would it violate the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments as held in Floyd v. City of New York?

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Headline (9-30-16)

Is NFL player Colin Kaepernick exercising his right to Free Expression under the First Amendment by kneeling during the National Anthem at a football game in his show for support of the Black Lives Matter movement, or is he violating the conditions of his contract?

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Headline (9-30-16)

Was Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore violating the Fourteenth Amendment by encouraging judges within the state to deny marriage licenses to gay couples despite the United State Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges?

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