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Kenneth Marcus confirmed to head Department of Education Office for Civil Rights

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 1:23pm 6/7/2018 at 1:23pm

Kenneth Marcus has been confirmed as Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in the Department of Education. In that capacity, he will lead the Civil Rights Office, which was scandalized during the Obama administration, particularly on the issue of campus due process.

The nomination had been opposed on a party-line vote, with Democrats...

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Ken Marcus, nominee to head DOE Civil Rights Office, finally to get floor vote

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 4:00pm 5/24/2018 at 4:00pm

Kenneth Marcus is the nominee to lead the Office of Civil Rights in the Department of Education.

Marcus is uniquely qualified for the position, we wrote when he was nominated in October 2017:

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Kenneth Marcus nomination to head DOE Office for Civil Rights passes Senate HELP Committee

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 12:45pm 1/18/2018 at 12:45pm

The Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee just voted 12-11, on a straight party line vote, to advance the nomination of Kenneth Marcus to become Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in the Department of Education, the press office of Chair Lamar Alexander has confirmed. The vote took place after...

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Action Alert: Anti-Israel Lobby intensifies campaign against nomination of anti-Semitism scholar Ken Marcus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 8:00pm 12/17/2017 at 8:00pm

Last week the U.S. Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee concluded its hearings regarding the confirmation of Kenneth L. Marcus, President Trump’s pick for the position of Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights.

We noted in a post back in October, when the White House first announced the nomination,...

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Trump appoints attorney who combats campus antisemitism to key civil rights post

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 27, 2017 at 4:00pm 10/27/2017 at 4:00pm
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Judge: Lawsuit against American Studies Assoc over BDS can move forward

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 3, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/3/2017 at 2:30pm

The American Studies Association (ASA), which is run by anti-Israel activists from academia, was the first (and only) significant-sized American faculty association to adopt the academic boycott of Israel.

A few very small groups also have adopted the boycott, but attempts to reach larger organizations, such as the Modern Language Association, American...

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American Studies Association and its leaders sued over Israel boycott

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 12:45pm 4/20/2016 at 12:45pm

The American Studies Association (ASA) was the first significant-sized faculty association to implement the academic boycott of Israel.

A lawsuit just filed by several distinguished members challenges the ASA boycott, seeks damages against individual officers and National Council members who advanced the boycott, as well as injunctive relief, arguing that ASA exceeded its purpose...

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VIDEO: When Does Anti-Israelism Turn Into Anti-Semitism?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 7:00am 4/6/2016 at 7:00am

On March 28, 2016, I gave a lecture at the University of Chicago Law School, When Does Anti-Israelism Turn Into Anti-Semitism. The lecture was sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students and the Louis D. Brandeis Center, Inc.

The video is embedded below and includes PowerPoint slides, which also are...

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