For the first time, a federal appeals court has ruled that a 1964 civil rights law, as now understood, protects gay and lesbian employees from discrimination in the workplace based on their homosexuality. The Supreme Court has never ruled on the issue, but it is now likely to reach the Justices because of the split that the new decision on Tuesday created at the appeals court level.
Alexandra Brodksy of the National Women's Law Center and Gary McCaleb of the Alliance Defending Freedom discuss whether Title IX or the Constitution bans discrimination on the basis of gender identity.
In a special live event at Georgetown University, Josh Blackman of the South Texas College of Law in Houston and Peter Edelman of Georgetown discuss the fate of federalism in the Trump era.
Both sides in a major Supreme Court case urged the Justices to move ahead with full review and a prompt final decision on the meaning of a key federal anti-discrimination law.
With just three years until a new round of redistricting, the Supreme Court moved to further clarify when states may use the race of voters as a decisive factor.
Peter Spiro of Temple University and Anil Kalhan of Drexel University explore the best arguments for and against the President's controversial action on refugees and international travel.
Scholars and activists explore the future of free expression on university campuses.
Is free speech under threat? Or is the concern overblown?
States have to comply with the Voting Rights Act. So how much can they consider race in redistricting?
In a special America's Town Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center in Chicago, Illinois, debaters tackle the issue of voter identification requirements.