July 8, 2020

State of Uncertainty: SCOTUS Decision on DACA

Three years ago, the Trump administration announced its intention to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This program brought hints of normalcy and stability to the lives of 700,000 individuals, including myself. That

July 7, 2020

In Support of Rosette Pambakian: 3 Ways Forced Arbitration Stacks the Deck Against Sexual Harassment Survivors

The NWLC, along with the American Association for Justice, law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann and Bernstein, LLP, and 46 other groups filed an amicus brief on July 6, 2020, in Pambakian v. Blatt in support of

May 27, 2020

Three Reasons Why You Should Socially and Judicially Distance from D.C. Circuit Court Nominee Justin Walker

Three Reasons Why You Should Socially and Judicially Distance from D.C. Circuit Court Nominee Justin Walker A couple weeks ago, we had an awful day for gender justice. The Trump administration was arguing at the Supreme

April 9, 2020

Our Fight in the Supreme Court Includes Your Stories About Birth Control

During a global pandemic, the Supreme Court will consider another attack by the Trump-Pence administration on reproductive health care, this time against the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit. Although the birth control benefit requires health

December 5, 2019

Here’s Why We Won’t Clap for Every Woman in Leadership: On the Confirmation of Extremist Sarah Pitlyk

Madeline Albright famously said, “there’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other.” While supporting women leadership is important, it’s equally important to call-out behavior that is harmful to women, even if

March 18, 2020

Why Our Lawsuit to Protect Workers’ Civil Rights Means Defending a Trump Agency

Today, National Women’s Law Center filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit that tech giant Oracle brought against the US Department of Labor (DOL) and its Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). OFCCP enforces the civil

March 2, 2020

Three Things You Should Know About Judicial Nominee Cory Wilson

In the upcoming weeks, the Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to vote to advance Trump’s latest extreme judicial pick, Cory Wilson. Cory Wilson is an extreme ideologue whose anti-abortion, anti-LGBTQ, and anti-health care record should be

February 19, 2020

Trump’s Takeover of the Eleventh Circuit: Three Reasons Why It Matters for Abortion Rights

As the country rebuilds after the sham impeachment trial, Trump and the Senate have already resumed business as usual confirming their extreme judges. Last week, Trump, with the help of the Republican-controlled Senate, confirmed his SIXTH

January 22, 2020

In Huge Win, Federal Court Allows Birth Control Case Against Notre Dame and Trump to Proceed – One Day Before SCOTUS Sets Its Sights on Birth Control.

NWLC and its partners Americans United for Separation of Church and State, Center for Reproductive Rights, law firms Fried Frank and Macey Swanson, and client Irish 4 Reproductive Health received a major win Thursday in our

January 17, 2020

Let’s Stop Trump’s Backwards Vision for the Circuit Courts

Trump is remaking our federal courts – and we are fed up with it. In just three years, the Senate has confirmed 50 Trump judges into lifetime seats on the circuit courts. These judges now make

December 5, 2019

Here’s Why We Won’t Clap for Every Woman in Leadership: On the Confirmation of Extremist Sarah Pitlyk

Madeline Albright famously said, “there’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other.” While supporting women leadership is important, it’s equally important to call-out behavior that is harmful to women, even if

December 4, 2019

Abortion and Equality: What’s at Stake in the Supreme Court Case June Medical v. Gee

This week, the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC), alongside law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, submitted an amicus, or “friend-of-the-court” brief, in the U.S. Supreme Court case June Medical v. Gee.  We were joined by a

November 8, 2019

We Won Our Lawsuit: Another Loss for the Trump-Pence Administration, Another Victory for Patients’ Rights and the Rule of Law

The National Women’s Law Center teamed up with lawyers from Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Democracy Forward Foundation, and the firm Covington & Burling to represent Planned Parenthood in a lawsuit brought in federal court in