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2022

Mercer Law Review

Civil Rights and Discrimination

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Being Persuaded To Sleep With Someone In Order To Have A Place To Sleep: The Eleventh Circuit’S Analysis Of Sexual Harassment Claims Under The Fair Housing Act, Stella Preston May 2022

Being Persuaded To Sleep With Someone In Order To Have A Place To Sleep: The Eleventh Circuit’S Analysis Of Sexual Harassment Claims Under The Fair Housing Act, Stella Preston

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One of the fundamental ideals the United States was built upon is that its citizens must have their rights and freedoms protected. Historically, however, there have been numerous groups of individuals who have had their civil rights infringed upon, and what is worse, not protected by the legal and political institutions of the country. What the United States is experiencing now is an increase in the widespread fight for those who have historically been discriminated against in one way or another. Citizens these days seem less apt to sit back and silently let injustices go on without any repercussions. In …


From Bostock To Adams: Following The Expansion Of Rights For Transgender Students In Public School Settings, William A. White, M. Chase Collum Apr 2022

From Bostock To Adams: Following The Expansion Of Rights For Transgender Students In Public School Settings, William A. White, M. Chase Collum

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Since before the turn of the twenty-first century, it is undeniable that classrooms across the country have undergone a multitude of changes. In 2020, schooling continued through a global pandemic—forcing teachers and students alike to improvise, adapt, and overcome challenges both in the classroom and in their own homes. Now that teachers and students are attempting to return to “normal,” federal courts across the country have passed down a number of decisions that will impact students’ return to the classroom. Specifically, the Supreme Court of the United States’ landmark decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, (Bostock) …