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2014 Articles

Chair’s column By Jameika Mangum March 2014 A message from Committee Chair Jameika Mangum.
Chair’s column By Jameika Mangum January 2014 A message from Committee Chair Jameika Mangum.
Human trafficking interview March 2014 The transcript of a radio interview with the Director of the Salvation Army Promise Program.
Seminar on the commercial sexual exploitation of children By Yolaine Dauphin March 2014 On October 10, 2014, the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Racial and Ethnic Minorities & the Law and the Administrative Law Section Council propose to conduct a seminar on human trafficking, focusing on the plight of children who are trafficked for commercial sexual exploitation.
State Journal-Register v. University of Illinois Springfield: Journalism or sensationalism – The Appellate Court weighs in By Yolaine Dauphin January 2014 In this case, the Journal had published articles on a sex scandal involving coaches at UIS, and sought additional information to continue its coverage of the story.
Voting rights in America: A lunch with Justice Ginsburg By Daniel R. Saeedi January 2014 The author recently attended a luncheon at which Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke about the Voter Rights Act.
Voting rights in America: The Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014 By Athena T. Taite March 2014 This article does not take a position on the Voting Rights Amendment but hopes to inform the debate regarding the aftermath of Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder (2013), in which the U.S. Supreme Court found part of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to be unconstitutional.