Today’s Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges is a thrilling victory for the cause of equal human rights for all Americans.
Legal Momentum Addresses Human Trafficking, “The New Slavery”
On April 22, the New York City Bar Association presented a panel on “The New Slavery: The International Trafficking in Women an
New York, NY, April 21, 2015—After a long impasse, the Senate has finally reached a deal today on the disputed language in the anti-trafficking bill. The way is finally clear for the Senate to confirm Loretta Lynch as the next U.S. Attorney General—after a longer delay than any other nominee since the 1980s. The Senate’s failure to confirm Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General because of partisan disagreement over an important bill on human trafficking is a sad irony. “Loretta Lynch has been a top leader in the fight against human trafficking during her tenure as U.S.
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New York, NY, March 25, 2015—Having led the effort that urged the Supreme Court to take Peggy Young’s case against UPS, Legal Momentum is pleased that the Supreme Court’s decision, released earlier today, upheld some of the key principles of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). In particular, the decision affirmed that employers cannot treat pregnant workers differently than other workers.
(New York, NY) Today, Legal Momentum, the Women’s Legal Defense and Education Fund, urged that a provision harmful to women's health be removed from a human trafficking bill being considered by the Senate, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 (S. 178).
Legal Momentum is pleased to announce that the Mary Byron Project has awarded Legal Momentum’s National Judicial Education Program (NJEP) its 2014 Celebrating Solutions Award. This award recognizes innovative programs that can serve as national models in their approach to breaking the cycle of domestic violence.