Tag Archives: Justice Department

Why a preliminary ruling in a trans student’s lawsuit is such a big deal

Last week's federal appeals panel ruling that said Title IX prohibits schools from discriminating against a student because of gender identity has the potential to reach far beyond one Virginia high school.

Speed Read: Tuesday 26 November 2013

While hate crime reports overall have dropped seven percent in the past year, for victims of hate crimes motivated by sexual orientation bias, they have dropped 12 percent. A Chicago judge yesterday ordered the state to immediately issue a marriage

As DOMA lawsuits proliferate, Boehner has a spending problem

The Antideficiency Act is not the sort of federal law that an ordinary American would be familiar with. It applies to government officials who are in a position to spend government money. And it prohibits those officials from spending federal