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Sunday, April 28, 2019

“The Fight for LGBTQ Protections Under the Civil Rights Act; Plus, the history of housing segregation with Richard Rothstein”: Slate has posted online this new installment of its “Amicus” podcast featuring Dahlia Lithwick and guest host Mark Joseph Stern.

Posted at 7:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“Federal Judge Damon Keith, who authored landmark rulings on civil liberties, dies at 96”: Oralandar Brand-Williams of The Detroit News has this report.

Cassandra Spratling and David Ashenfelter of The Detroit Free Press report that “Federal judge, civil rights icon Damon Keith dies at age 96.”

Jeff Karoub of The Associated Press reports that “Judge and civil rights icon Damon J. Keith dies at age 96.”

Virginia Gordan of Michigan Radio reports that “Judge Damon J. Keith, judicial giant and civil rights icon, dies at 96.”

And in commentary, online at Slate, Mark Joseph Stern has a jurisprudence essay titled “A Paragon of Judicial Courage: Judge Damon Keith, who died on Sunday at age 96, never wavered in his staunch support of civil rights.”

Posted at 7:35 PM by Howard Bashman