This book analyzes how the major changes in the composition of the United States Supreme Court affect basic civil rights in the areas that have been making headlines, namely: death penalty, affirmative action, access to government services and recent legislation. Discover the hottest topics affecting civil rights and what the USSC is doing regarding these issues.
Summary of Contents:
Supreme Court Overview | The Civil and Equal Rights Committee Death Penalty Recommendation | Recommendation by the American Bar Association House of Delegates on Capital Punishment Policies | Selected Extracts from Chapters 2-6 of The Executive Summary of the Report on Racial and Gender Bias in the Justice System | Pennsylvania Bar Association Civil and Equal Rights Committee Resolution Imposition of Capital Cases Punishment | American Bar Association: Pennsylvania Death Penalty Assessment Report and Supplemental Materials | American Bar Association: Evaluating Fairness and Accuracy in State Death Penalty Systems Executive Summary | PowerPoint: Issues in Race and The Death Penalty | PowerPoint: Issues in Indigent Capital Defense in Pennsylvania | The Voting Rights Act of 1965 | Bill Analysis: Bill No.: SB 669 PR. No.: 2250 | The General Assembly of Pennsylvania Senate Bill No. 669 | Senate Bill 669 – Bill Information Details | Memorandum Preliminary Review: Compliant of Acme Concerned Minorities Association | Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 | Presidential Documents: Executive Order 13166 of August 11, 2000 | Department of Justice Guidance on Title VI Prohibition Against National Origin Discrimination Affecting Limited English Proficient Persons | Administrative Law and Procedure and Judiciary and Judicial Procedure—Court and Administrative Proceeding Interpreters Act No. 2006-172 | The New Pennsylvania Court Interpreter Law | Philadelphia Bar Association Language Access Task Force | Ten Lobbying Do’s and Don’ts | Passage of the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006 | Amendment to the Voting Rights Act of 1965 | Testimony In Support of Amending The Pennsylvania Human Relations Act to Include Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity | Executive Order: Equal Employment Opportunity No. 2003-10 | Resolution in Support of an Amendment to the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act That Would Add Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity or Expression as Protected Classes | Analysis of Senate Bill 761, P.N. 838 (Amending PHRA to Add Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or Expression | The General Assembly Of Pennsylvania Senate Bill No. 761 Session of 2007 | Analysis of Senate Bill 1250, P.N. 1776 (Proposed PA Constitutional Amendment Re: Definition of Marriage | The General Assembly of Pennsylvania Senate Bill No. 1250 Session of 2008 | Value All Families Coalition: Why We Oppose the Marriage Protection Amendment | Diversity Issues and Legal Ethics: Student Papers | Selected Readings on Diversity Issues in the Legal Profession.
Number of Pages: 514