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The Rise of Dignity Law: A Global Perspective on Human Rights

Human dignity is the essence of what makes us human. And the law reflects and protects this uniquely human value in myriad ways. It’s the foundation of international human rights law which reaffirms the inherent worth and equal dignity of all humans.

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Behind the Binding: DE&I in the Law Journal Library

Did you know you can find subject matter relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) within the Law Journal Library? In this blog, we’ll explore just what you can find using our versatile browse and search tool, PathFinder.

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Major Supreme Court Case Decisions in the 2022-2023 Term

There were five critical issues that were being argued in the Supreme Court during the 2022-2023 term. The Court has issued major decisions that have sparked a flurry of media attention and ignited discussions surrounding the upcoming election.

The Arrest and Trials of Bob Uplinger

On January 18, 1984, the Supreme Court heard arguments in New York v. Uplinger, a case that would have a momentous impact on LGBTQ+ rights in the State of New York. Keep reading to explore one of the most important, and lesser know, events in LGBTQ+ legal history: the arrest and trials of Bob Uplinger.

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The End of Title 42: What it Means for Immigration

In recent weeks, news about Title 42 being brought to an end has been on virtually every media platform. But what is Title 42, why did it end, and what does it mean for migrants seeking asylum in the United States moving forward?

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The Controversy Surrounding Laws Affecting the Transgender Community

From laws preventing mention of gender identity or sexual orientation in classrooms, to proposals to ban gender-affirming care for youth, to even prohibiting drag shows, there are laws cropping up designed to restrict trans rights across the country.