Christina Ford  //  7/9/17  //  Topic Update


President Trump’s nominee to head the Civil Rights Division of DOJ has come under criticism for his record on LGBT rights and defense of workplace discrimination policies (CNN).

The Pentagon has delayed implementation of a plan to allow transgender recruits to join the U.S. military (WaPo).

The Human Rights Campaign released a letter to President Trump urging him to forcefully raise concern with Vladimir Putin over Chechen attacks against gay and bisexual men (HRC).

  • Read the full letter here.

Updates | The Week of February 5, 2018

2/11/18  //  Daily Update

The Nunes memo set off aftershocks; agencies scrambled to implement the Trump Administration's policies to mixed effect; and Congress passes a budget after a brief overnight shutdown.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/21/18  //  Daily Update

The week began with Martin Luther King Jr. Day and ended with a government shutdown on the anniversary of President Trump's inauguration.

Jacob Miller

Harvard Law School

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

President Trump’s nomination of Howard Nielson, Jr. to the federal bench is an attack on LGBTQ rights.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School