Equal Rights

Examine the ongoing fight for equal rights through a range of features on workplace discrimination, same-sex marriage, and more.

What does HIPAA mean for your privacy?

Here's how HIPAA can and does protect you.

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Same-Sex Marriage Now Legal in 32 States and Washington, D.C.

A brief overview of the history of same-sex marriage in the US

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Watch Your Language: Can Business Owners Make an English-only Policy?

What happened when a Medical Clinic in Arizona tried to institute an "English-only" policy?

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Hospital Visitation & Decision-Making Rights for More Americans

An April 2010 decree from President Obama states that hospitals must allow designated loved ones access to a patient even if they aren't related by…

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The Facts About Age Discrimination

Learn how to determine if you have been discriminated against and what you can do if age discrimination occurs at your employer.

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Disabled and in Jail: The Disability Rights of Prisoners

How far-reaching is the Americans with Disabilities Act?

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Beliefs Behind Bars: The Government's Role in Prison Prayer

Prisoners surrender many freedoms when the bars slam shut behind them. Most recently, the state of California has denied prisoners the right to smoke…

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Attention All Renters: Do You Know Your Rights?

Usually housing laws cover everything from the physical property to the terms of the rental arrangement. But that's not all you need to know.

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Americans with Disabilities Act: What Employers Should Know

One of the most important developments in employment law, it is essential to research this act and know what requirements and conditions apply to you.

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Five Biggest Sexual Harassment Cases

Even though we're still wrestling with this issue, a look back at the history of sexual harassment shows how far we've come as a society.

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