They are the sole or co-breadwinner in half of American families with children.
They receive more college and graduate degrees than men.
This briefing paper reviews the Supreme Court precedents that limited the use of JLWOP and the challenges that remain.
In 2008, Willie Mays Aikens made headlines when a federal judge reduced his lengthy prison term to 14 years as a result of the U. Sentencing Commission’s adjustment to the crack cocaine sentencing guidelines. Recently, state lawmakers have taken steps to address high rates of incarceration.
Yet, on average, women continue to earn considerably less than men.
In 2015, female full-time, year-round workers made only 80 cents for every dollar earned by men, a gender wage gap of 20 percent.
The state has long had laws regulating workplace discrimination, use of public accommodations, minimum wage standards and other business issues.
The new law – known as HB2, the Charlotte bathroom bill or, more officially, as the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act – makes it illegal for cities to expand upon those state laws, as more than a dozen cities had done, including Charlotte, Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Durham.
Sentences for federal drug crimes are based on the quantity of the drugs involved, not the individual’s role in the crime.North Carolina’s legislature recently passed a law that prevents transgender people from using government-run bathrooms corresponding to the gender with which they identify.The law — House Bill 2 (HB2) — has incited a state-wide civil liberties battle.Here is the timeline of the so-called "bathroom bill." North Carolina’s legislature recently passed a law that prevents transgender people from using government-run bathrooms corresponding to the gender with which they identify. In a one-day specially convened session on March 23, 2016 North Carolina’s legislature passed a sweeping law that reverses a Charlotte ordinance that had extended some rights to people who are gay or transgender.The law — House Bill 2 (HB2) — has incited a state-wide civil liberties battle. The law passed by the General Assembly and signed that same night by Gov.