Legal updates From Boardman Clark’s I.D.E.A. group
While voting rights in the present day are more widely enjoyed than in the 18th century, difficulties in reaching the ballot box still persist. In particular, the right for those living with disabilities to utilize third-party voting assistance has been the subject of recent high-stakes litigation.
June is Pride Month for the LGBTQ+ Community. June was selected because it is the month when the Stonewall Uprising occurred in Greenwich Village in New York City in 1969. The Stonewall Uprising was a watershed moment and responded to long-standing harassment, discrimination, and brutality from the New York City police and state government
In 232 years and 115 prior appointments, not one Black woman has been selected to serve on the United States Supreme Court. Until now. On April 7, 2022, the U.S. Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the nation’s next Supreme Court justice. Justice Jackson will be not only the first Black woman to sit on the Supreme Court, but also the first former public defender.