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When Will We Know If Title VII Applies To Cases of Sexual Orientation Discrimination?

USA - February 4 2016 A Judge in the Northern District of Illinois has found that the protections of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 do not extend to cases of…

Co-authors: Kylie Byron.


The Magic 8 Ball says -The Supreme Court’s Montanile Decision and The Seemingly Random Evolution of Supreme Court ERISA Remedies Jurisprudence

USA - January 20 2016 It's a common fact pattern. A plan participant is injured and received benefits for treatment of his injuries. The participant then sues a third…

Co-authors: Megan E. Troy , Ian H. Morrison .


College Basketball Players Can Bring Sexual Orientation Claim Under Federal Law, And Why Employers Should Pay Attention

USA - December 22 2015 In the months since the EEOC's landmark ruling in Baldwin v Foxx (which we blogged about here), the looming question has been: Would federal courts…


Complicit in sin: the burden of the opt-out form

USA - November 19 2015 Does filling out a form burden religious beliefs? We're about to find out. On November 6, the Supreme Court agreed to review a group of seven cases…

Co-authors: Jules Levenson.


Seventh Circuit asked to recognize that protections of Title VII cover gays and lesbians

USA - October 13 2015 Are Federal Courts ready to recognize that Title VII's anti-discrimination prohibition extends to claims of sexual orientation? This question will be…

Co-authors: Chris Kelleher.

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