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President Trump sued for blocking dissenting Twitter accounts free speech irony alert
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • USA
  • July 25 2017

President Trump sued for blocking dissenting Twitter accounts free speech irony alert President Trump is not what you'd call a free speech advocate


Supreme Court to decide whether firms can be sued in human rights cases
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2017

The unsettled question of whether corporations may be held liable for international human rights abuses may finally, after a tortuous deviation, be


Minnesota Tightens Restrictions on “Drive-By” Disability Access Lawsuits
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 19 2017

On May 23, 2017, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed into law amendments to the Minnesota Human Rights Act (MHRA) that are intended to curb the


New OCR Field Instructions Regarding Title IX Transgender Student Issues
  • Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud & Romo
  • USA
  • July 12 2017

In the ever-changing federal landscape under the Trump administration, the Office for Civil Rights released "Instructions to the Field re Complaints


California’s New Regulations Offer More Protection for Transgender Individuals
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • June 30 2017

California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has approved new regulations to protect transgender individuals, effective July 1, 2017


“Male, Female, A Combination of Male and Female, Neither Male Nor Female” New California Regulations Regarding Transgender Identity and Expression
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2017

Effective July 1, 2017, there are new regulations adopted by California’s Fair Employment and Housing Authority which significantly expand protections


An Insider’s Look at California’s New Gender Identity Regulations: Restroom Access, Pronoun Preference, and More
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 28 2017

Regulations drafted by California's Fair Employment and Housing Council addressing issues related to gender identity will become effective July 1


Office of Civil Rights Field Instructions Signal Shift in Approach
  • Barley Snyder
  • USA
  • June 22 2017

It was revealed last week that Acting Assistant Secretary for the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), Candice E. Jackson, issued instructions to OCR


Former OCR investigator breaks down new Department marching orders
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2017

The U.S. Department of Education has signaled a new route for its civil rights investigations of educational institutions. Candice Jackson, the


New California Regulations Expand Protection for the Transgendered
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2017

California has long prohibited discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression (such as appearance and