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Using Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins to End the Conduct-Status Divide in Sex Stereotypes and Sexual Orientation
What does it mean to discriminate because of sex? The answer to that question has become increasingly important to gay and lesbian employees challenging employment discrimination under federal and state laws. Take the case of Keith Wildhaber, a St. L (More)
Supreme Court hears arguments in landmark LGBTQ+ employment cases
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in two landmark cases concerning LGBTQ+ employment rights. The court first heard oral argument in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia. This case was consolidated for oral argument with a similar ca (More)
Diplomat Visa Policy: A Distraction From Larger Equality Issues
At the beginning of this month, the Trump administration announced a new policy that same-sex partners of foreign diplomats and employees of the United Nations will only be granted visas if the partners are married. The State Department immediately a (More)
UK Supreme Court rules for Christian bakery in same-sex marriage cake dispute
The UK Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Christian bakery owners did not discriminate against a gay customer when they refused to make a cake supporting same-sex marriage. Mr. Lee, a gay rights activist, brought a claim against Ashers Baking Comp (More)
Romania high court approves referendum that may impede legalization of same-sex marriage
The Romanian Constitutional Court (CCR) on Monday approved a referendum scheduled for October 7 that will redefine the term "family" in the Romanian constitution, a move commentators argue may make same-sex legalization more difficult in the count (More)
Kavanaugh hearings continue for third day
US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh underwent his third day of questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. The hearings began at approximately 9:30 Thursday morning. Senator Chuck Grassley of Nebraska began my stating th (More)
Costa Rica Supreme Court strikes down same-sex marriage ban
The Supreme Court of Costa Rica on Thursday found the country's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional and discriminatory. This decision follows opinion  given just seven months ago by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights  that same-sex cou (More)
Kennedy's Retirement: Despair Not, Go Out and Organize
The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy this week represents the end of an era and the beginning of the entrenchment of a more conservative Supreme Court, probably for years to come. That much seems clear. But there are actually many more sides to (More)
Kennedy: A Flexible Jurisprudence
Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement announcement yesterday rightfully set off shock waves across the country. For the past three decades, Justice Kennedy has gone from one of the more moderate justices who could sometimes swing an important vote, to (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 10 February 2018
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: The Supreme Court of Ireland formally ruled in a unanimous decision on Friday that the complete employment ban on asylum seekers was unconstitutional. UN Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid (More)
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