The Doctor Won’t See You Now: Rights of Transgender Adolescents to Sex Reassignment Treatment
Transgender adolescents’ who seek sex reassignment treatment are caught in a dangerous holding pattern. Their gender identity exposes them to significant bias and discrimination at home, at school, and on the street, often to devastating effect. Yet many who are mature, capable of giving informed consent, and have full understanding of their gender identity are prevented from medically transitioning to the gender with which they identify until they reach eighteen, the legal age of consent.
There is a National Emergency at the Southern Border: True or False?
Experts discuss legal developments and related ramifications one year after President Trump declared a national emergency at the U.S. Southern Border with Mexico in order to build a wall.
Do We Treat America's Wartime Detainees Better Than Migrant Children?
Migrant children fleeing violence in their native countries have experienced severe psychological trauma before and after entering the country when we separated them from their families and placed them in detention facilities, and some families remain separated.
U.S. Elections 2020: Where and How Do We Draw a Constitutionally Permissible Line to a Candidate's Inflammatory Political Rhetoric?
"It's important to note that scholars have long observed that political discourse and political events can contribute to the frequency of bias incidents. In fact, this phenomenon has a name today. It's called the Trump Effect."
The Muslim Ban Revisited: Trump v. Hawaii Two Years Later
The discriminatory laws, practices, and policies promised and delivered by President Trump have social, political, and economic ramifications. First, they reinforce misconceptions about Islam as an inherently violent religion. Second, they breed intolerance, fear, and hostility among the general population