Biden Orders DOJ to Stop Using Private Prisons

Phasing Out Private Prisons During his first week in office, President Joe Biden on January 26 issued an executive order directing the Department of Justice (DoJ) not to renew any leases the agency has with privately-owned prisons, as part of what he termed the new administration’s campaign to change “its whole approach” towards racial equity. […]

DOE Set to Propose New Title IX Rules for Schools

Press reports say the Department of Education (DOE) is nearly ready to propose new regulations that would define more narrowly how schools and colleges must deal with sexual harassment and discrimination, scaling back the requirements outlined in regulatory guidance offered by the Obama administration in 2011 and again in 2014. A front-page New York Times […]