Discrimination

Addressing an Algorithmic PATTERN of Bias

Addressing an Algorithmic PATTERN of Bias

The Justice Department pledges to address racial bias in an algorithm that determines early release.

The SBA Should Change Its Rules on Criminal History

The SBA Should Change Its Rules on Criminal History

Current small business lending discriminates by barring loans to people with criminal histories.

Disparities Arising from Standardized Contracts

Disparities Arising from Standardized Contracts

Policymakers must address how firms disparately enforce contracts for vulnerable communities.

Ending the Virtual School-to-Prison Pipeline

Ending the Virtual School-to-Prison Pipeline

Civil rights attorney examines legal issues presented by virtual school disciplinary policies.

The Biden-Harris Administration’s Racial Equity Efforts

The Biden-Harris Administration’s Racial Equity Efforts

Although much more work remains, the current Administration has made historic progress in advancing equity.

The APA’s Antidiscrimination Failure

The APA’s Antidiscrimination Failure

Scholars explain how courts have interpreted the Administrative Procedure Act to overlook racial discrimination.

Crisis Standards of Care May Discriminate Against Patients With Disabilities

Crisis Standards of Care May Discriminate Against Patients With Disabilities

COVID-19 has triggered discussions around the discriminatory impacts of crisis standards of care in medicine.

Countering Bias in Algorithmic Hiring Tools

Countering Bias in Algorithmic Hiring Tools

Regulators struggle to counter bias in hiring because algorithms reproduce existing inequalities.

Resisting Regulatory Oppression of Transgender Children

Resisting Regulatory Oppression of Transgender Children

The formal and structural exclusion of transgender youth is morally wrong and unlawful.

A Trojan Horse from the Court’s Conservatives?

A Trojan Horse from the Court’s Conservatives?

Far from being narrow, the U.S. Supreme Court’s latest LGBTQ+ decision may threaten government’s overall regulatory authority.

“LGBTQ+ Need Not Apply”

“LGBTQ+ Need Not Apply”

In a ruling last week, the U.S. Supreme Court moved closer to allowing LGBTQ+ discrimination.

Rescinding the Muslim Ban Is Not Enough

Rescinding the Muslim Ban Is Not Enough

Muslims and activists call on President Biden to protect Muslims against discriminatory federal practices.