October 4, 2007

Who’s Keeping Who In Their Place?

By Jocelyn Samuels, Vice President for Educational and Employment OpportunitiesNational Women's Law Center As you may have read, Justice Clarence Thomas has written his memoirs – an angry, bitter book that, as the press coverage described, ridicules

September 21, 2007

Victory for Medical Privacy in 10th Circuit

by Gretchen Borchelt, Senior CounselNational Women's Law Center The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals this week dismissed an appeal of a case that posed a threat to adolescent health and medical privacy.  Here’s what happened:

July 19, 2007

Impact of Gonzales v. Carhart

Louisiana is a (much harsher) copycat by Gretchen Borchelt And so it begins…

July 5, 2007

Gonzales v. Carhart: Just How Bad Is It?

Part 6: The Future Does Not Look Brightby Gretchen Borchelt Now that the Supreme Court term has ended, we’ve offered our take on what the term overall meant for women.  But what about Gonzales v. Carhart?  What

July 3, 2007

The good thing about the Supreme Court’s 2006-2007 term for women . . . is that it’s over.

The Supreme Court’s term just came to a close, and thank goodness. A quick look back at the term provides a chilling picture of a new Court that is all too willing to eviscerate important constitutional

July 2, 2007

Despite setback, the promise of Brown survives; the promises of the Alito/Roberts confirmation hearings do not

“Well, I can speak to the issue of diversity in education from a little bit of my own experience . . . having these people in the class with diverse backgrounds and outlooks on the issues

June 19, 2007

Gonzales v. Carhart: Just How Bad Is It?

Part 5: It’s Not Just What the Court Says, It’s How the Court Says Itby Gretchen Borchelt As if all of the other parts of Gonzales v. Carhart I’ve described so far aren’t bad enough, there’s also

June 13, 2007

The Supreme Court Got It Wrong – Can Congress Make It Right?

by Dina Lassow As we’ve previously discussed, on May 29, 2007, the Supreme Court issued a decision that severely weakens remedies for employees who have faced pay discrimination.  The case, Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.

June 11, 2007

Gonzales v. Carhart: Just How Bad Is It?

Part 4: The Court Tells Vulnerable Women to Go to Court for the Safest Healthcareby Gretchen Borchelt Like last week’s installment, this week’s focuses on a technical legal point that will have a huge impact on real