Articles on Equality

14th Amendment’s essential role to equality By Mitchell Weatherill Law Related Education for the Public, July 2017 The Fourteenth Amendment has been the basis for most of the legislation and case law that have driven progress away from exclusion and slavery to democracy and freedom.
Scales of Justice: Balancing court efficiency and in forma paupers applications By Jasmine V. Hernandez & Stephen A. Kobza Bench and Bar, December 2012 In scenarios where a litigant does not meet the statutory requirements to file as an indigent individual, this article suggests the incorporation of installment plans and extension of the seven-day extension period.
Chair’s column: Equal access to justice By Hon. Ann Breen-Greco Administrative Law, October 2010 Advocating and working to ensure that everyone has equal access to legal representation for administrative hearings and court proceedings is vital work for the Administrative Law Section Council.
Judges’ race, gender may have impact on certain cases. Is the “wise Latina” a myth? By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Bench and Bar, April 2010 Does a judge's gender or skin color make a difference in the outcome of a case?
Celebrate Women’s Equality Day on August 26th By Bella Abzug Women and the Law, October 2008 At the behest of Rep. Bella Abzug (D-NY), in 1971 the U.S. Congress designated August 26 as “Women’s Equality Day.”

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