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Justice Department Announces Rules to Stop Prison Rape

Rules aim to eliminate sexual assault through a comprehensive regulatory scheme.

USDA Guidance Calls for Greater Attention to Multilingual Services

USDA-funded organizations need to plan for individuals with limited English proficiency.

DOJ Extends ADA Compliance Date for Pools and Spas

DOJ delays disability compliance date for public pools, spas.

Controversy Surrounds HHS Contraception Mandate

President’s advisers signal willingness to “work with religious groups.”

Hiding Our Unpopular Privacy

Why government should protect our privacy even when we would not.

CMS Issues Guidance on Same-Sex Partners as Patient Representatives

Hospitals cannot discriminate against same-sex domestic partners as representatives for incapacitated patients.

Could a Future President Reinstate the Military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Policy?

Despite some Republican candidate promises, reinstating a ban on gays in the military would be hard to do.

New Cost-Benefit Website for Criminal Justice

Website can be resource for criminal law policymakers.

Ongoing Litigation in Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Lawsuits over stem cell research could alter current scientific approaches.