Decades ago, children of various races could not go to school together in many locations of the United States. School districts could segregate students, legally, into different schools according to the color of their skin. The law said these separate schools had to be equal. Many schools for children that possessed color were of lesser quality than the schools for white students. To have separate schools for the black and white children became a basic rule in southern society.
Texas Roadhouse and the EEOC The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission enforces laws regarding employment discrimination. This enforcement was necessary in the case of Texas Roadhouse and their employment practices and discrimination against employees both current and potential. These types of lawsuits bring national attention to employment issues promoting the change of discriminatory practices in the workplace through awareness and mandates.
A Better Tomorrow At eighty two years old, Cruz Badillo pauses for a moment scrambling his catalog of memories for the right things to say. He begins with his childhood back home in Mexico, and goes on to explain how he found himself marching barefoot through the streets of downtown Los Angeles. Standing alongside hundreds of minority men, women, and children, Cruz Badillo joined the movement for American civil rights. It was the nineteen-sixties; he had only been in American for about 10 years and his wife was pregnant with their now second child.
A historic case in the U.S. supreme court was called the Brown vs. the Board of Education. Getting a good education is essential and we can see diverse population of students from different nationality in the classroom. However, this wasn’t always the case in the United States. Up until 1954, classrooms were very different than they are today—not allowing African American students to attend schools with white students. This was allowed because of the previous court case of 1896 of Plessy vs. Ferguson.
A federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked a directive allowing students to use bathrooms and locker rooms as per their gender identity. The ruling was pronounced before schools are scheduled to open for the next academic year. Texas and 11 other states had sued the Department of Education and Department of Justice over the directive which extends the Title IX law to interpret restrictions over bathroom use in accordance with birth genders as sexual discrimination. US District Judge Reed O 'Connor said that the federal education law in Title IX was not ambiguous about the definition of sex determined at birth.
How Roles and Power Evolved Over Time Roles and powers of the U.S. Supreme Court has evolved since the founding period. You may hear things like is that what the Founding Fathers might have wanted or that not what they wanted for us. However, there is no real ideal of what our Founding Fathers really wanted for America. Roles and powers has changed during time by methods of constitutional interpretation and the way courts promote both the common good and individual liberty. The Constitutional interpretation is when the judiciary uses methods and strategies to interpret the law.
1970s and Sports The 70s were a time of disco, polyester suites, pet rocks, but also a time that many felt self-absorbed and challenging. Generally speaking, they were mostly the time of political justice and the rights of women and African Americans. Therefore as the U.S got more in the 70s, they found themselves to be sinking down into a difficult situation of political corruption. 1970s Historical, Social, and Political Events
NHS and community care act 1990: sets out the duties of local authorities to assess an individual’s needs and ensure that each individual receives the required services to which they are entitled. Human rights act 1998: sets out an individual’s rights and freedoms under the law. Carers act 2004: ensures carers are identified and informed of their rights and that their needs for education, training, employment and leisure are taken into consideration. Mental capacity act 2005: provides the legal framework for acting and making decisions on behalf of those who lack the mental understanding to do so themselves. Safeguarding vulnerable groups act 2006: ensures unsuitable persons are barred from working with vulnerable adults and that employers
The department of homeland security has been tasked with various responsibilities that all consolidate to the main function of providing internal security to the nation. There is a need to always review whether investment and public faith given to the homeland security has been best utilized to understand whether the homeland security has been effective or whether there is need to improve in some of its core functions. The role of always informing the public about their public safety is one of the core functions of the homeland security. A look at the official website page of the homeland security gives a picture of a department that takes this role seriously.
Following the Civil War (1861-1865), a trio of constitutional amendments abolished slavery, making the former slaves citizens and gave all men the right to vote regardless of race. Nonetheless, many states particularly in the South, used poll taxes, literacy tests and other similar measures to keep their Black neighbors practically broke. They also enforced strict segregation through “Jim Crow” laws and condoned violence from white supremacist groups like the Ku Klux Klan. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 ended segregation in public places and banned employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, or national origin.