Civil Rights Committee

The Civil Rights Committee addresses both civil rights and civil liberties matters. The Committee’s civil rights concerns include issues affecting racial, ethnic and religious minorities, the rights of people with disabilities, and the scope and enforcement of anti-discrimination laws. The Committee’s civil liberties concerns include First Amendment and Due Process rights, as well as other constitutional protections against overreaching by state actors. The Committee on Civil Rights' membership includes attorneys from state and local government agencies, law firms, not-for-profit organizations, and law school faculty.

What Passage of the Marriage Equality Law Will Mean for Same-Sex Couples in New York: A Multidisciplinary Forum - 10/4/11 Event Materials

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Policy Recommendations for New York City's Next Mayor
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New York City Bar Association Hosts Public Forum on LGBT Rights in Africa (April 2012) (Blog)