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Sexual Orientation

TweetWhile the Supreme Court’s recent rulings on same-sex marriage were a significant victory for the LGBT community, discrimination still exists in the courtroom. The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is currently considering whether lawyers should be able to use peremptory challenges to exclude jurors based on sexual orientation. Peremptory challenges are […]

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TweetOn March 16, a New Jersey jury sent a strong message to potential bullies when it convicted Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi on several criminal charges related to secret recordings he made of his gay roommate’s sexual encounters. Ravi later used social media and text messages to invite other students to watch the videos. After […]

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