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Entries from July 2018

Trump’s SCOTUS Pick and What’s at Stake for Civil Rights

July 10th, 2018 · Comments

On July 9, Donald Trump announced that he was nominating Brett Kavanaugh, Judge of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, to fill Justice Kennedy’s seat on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Judge Kavanaugh’s views pose a real threat to our nation’s core principles of equality and freedom for all.

LeGaL, the LGBT Bar of New York assembled a rockstar panel for this podcast to discuss Trump's SCOTUS pick and what's at stake for civil rights.

Panelists:
 
Shannon Minter , Legal Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights
Leslie Proll , Civil Rights lawyer, advising NAACP on judicial nominations
Keith Thirion , Director of Outreach, Alliance for Justice
Eric Lesh , Executive Director of LeGaL, LGBT Bar of NY
Sanaa Abrar, Advocacy Director, United We Dream
Matry Rouse, National Field Director, HRC
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Kennedy steps down: It’s all on the line!

July 3rd, 2018 · Comments

On this episode of the LeGaL LGBT Podcast, we discuss Justice Kennedy's retirement, his LGBT rights legacy, and what's at stake for the future of civil rights claims.

We are joined by Professor Art Leonard of NY Law School. Art literlally knows everything about LGBT litigation, so you are not going to want to miss this.

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