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Monday, November 18, 2013

CRL&P Daily Reads: Nov. 18, 2013

SCOTUS will not hear privacy group's challenge to NSA's collection of telephone information from Verizon customers; however, two lower courts will hear challenges to NSA's program; and, The New Republic explains how German support for granting asylum to Snowden could have an impact in NYC.

Federal judge schedules case over Texas's voter ID law for September 2014; another federal judge hears closing arguments in the case over Wisconsin's voter ID law; Alabama's voter ID law will be enforced; and the Atlanta Daily World says black voting rights are at a crossroads.

Muslim woman files a civil rights lawsuit alleging that co-workers at The New School in NYC harassed and discriminated against her.

Iowa Supreme Court decides to allow a man wrongfully convicted of sexual abuse to proceed with his wrongful imprisonment claim.

Texas school district will allow a picture in the school's yearbook of a transgender teen dressed in a tuxedo.

Cheney sisters spar over same-sex marriage on Facebook.

 

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