Why the Supreme Court ruling on sex is ‘one for the history books’

"This is an historic ruling, up there with some of the other SCOTUS decisions like Brown, Griggs v. Duke Power..."

Stanford • futurity
June 23, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: discrimination jobs united-states supreme-court featured society-and-culture laws lgbtq courts

Why the Supreme Court ruling on sex is ‘one for the history books’

"This is an historic ruling, up there with some of the other SCOTUS decisions like Brown, Griggs v. Duke Power..."

Stanford • futurity
June 23, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: discrimination jobs united-states supreme-court featured society-and-culture laws lgbtq courts

States are making it harder to sue nursing homes over COVID-19: Why immunity from lawsuits is a problem

Nearly half the states have reduced liability for health care providers at a time when nursing home regulation is declining and families can't visit loved ones for fear of spreading the coronavirus.

Nicolas Paul Terry, Professor of Law, IUPUI • conversation
June 9, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: health business covid-19 coronavirus aging elderly health-care safety diseases nursing-home-care courts legal lawsuits long-term-care accountability

States are making it harder to sue nursing homes over COVID-19, and that immunity from lawsuits is a bad idea

Nearly half the states have reduced liability for health care providers at a time when nursing home regulation is declining and families can't visit loved ones for fear of spreading the coronavirus.

Nicolas Paul Terry, Professor of Law, IUPUI • conversation
June 9, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: health covid-19 coronavirus aging elderly health-care safety diseases nursing-home-care courts legal lawsuits long-term-care

States are making it harder to sue nursing homes over COVID-19

Nearly half the states have limited liability for health care providers at a time when nursing home regulation is declining and families can't visit loved ones for fear of spreading the coronavirus.

Nicolas Paul Terry, Professor of Law, IUPUI • conversation
June 9, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: health covid-19 coronavirus aging elderly health-care safety diseases nursing-home-care courts legal lawsuits long-term-care

States are making it harder to sue nursing homes over the coronavirus, and that’s a bad idea

Nearly half the states have moved to limit the liability of health care providers at a time when regulation is declining and families can't visit loved ones for fear of spreading the coronavirus.

Nicolas Paul Terry, Professor of Law, IUPUI • conversation
June 9, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: health covid-19 coronavirus aging elderly health-care safety diseases nursing-home-care courts legal lawsuits long-term-care

Report: Racial gap in state prisons has shrunk

The longstanding racial divide in state prisons, while still significant, has shrunk, according to a new report.

Jennifer Rainey Marquez-Georgia State • futurity
April 23, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: prison united-states society-and-culture laws courts race-and-ethnicity

Is prosecutor bias really behind disparities in prison?

Race and class bias on the part of prosecutors may not be the primary driver of the disparities in prison populations, researchers report.

U. Arizona • futurity
Jan. 27, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: prison bias society-and-culture socioeconomic-status courts race-and-ethnicity lawyers

Even without jail time, convictions may harm health

Convinctions, even those unattached to jail time, are linked to a decline in physical health, research finds.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Sept. 9, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: depression stress health-and-medicine laws courts crimes

Legal debt may prolong homelessness

New research indicates legal debt keeps people homeless longer. "The human cost of this is devastating and there is an economic cost as well."

Ashlie Chandler-Washington • futurity
July 5, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: money homelessness society-and-culture courts debt

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