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Guidance Released on Heels of SCOTUS Students for Fair Admissions Decision

By: Barbara Hart, Principal in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice The Biden Administration released guidance in response to the Supreme Court's June 2023 decision on race-conscious university admissions processes, advising higher education institutions to sustain diversity initiatives within legal boundaries. Last week, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil [...]

2023-09-29T07:50:14-05:00By |Categories: Discrimination|Comments Off on Guidance Released on Heels of SCOTUS Students for Fair Admissions Decision

Immigrants Sexually Abused at Georgia Detention Center and Other ICE Facilities Nationwide

By: Barbara Hart, Principal in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Shedding light on alleged sexual abuse of ICE immigrant detainees at Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia as well as ICE facilities nationwide For years, patterns of sexual abuse have plagued U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facilities nationwide. Recently, the civil rights attorneys at G&E, with [...]

2024-01-24T12:49:48-06:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|Comments Off on Immigrants Sexually Abused at Georgia Detention Center and Other ICE Facilities Nationwide

Michigan State Sexual Assault Survivors Sue Over Documents Related to Larry Nassar

By: Barbara Hart, Principal in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Sexual assault survivors of former Michigan State doctor Larry Nassar seek accountability in recent lawsuit against the University and its Board of Trustees. The women claim school officials made secret decisions to withhold more than 6,000 documents in an investigation into how Nassar got away with the misconduct. A lawsuit, recently filed in late July 2023, against Michigan [...]

2023-09-29T07:53:53-05:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|Comments Off on Michigan State Sexual Assault Survivors Sue Over Documents Related to Larry Nassar