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Seventh Circuit: Title VII Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2017

Likely setting the stage for U.S. Supreme Court review, the en banc U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled that Title VII prohibits

Federal Circuit Lets CBM-Narrowing Decision Stand
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2017

The Federal Circuit has denied a request for rehearing en banc of a case, decided last fall, that narrowed the types of patents that may qualify as a

"Common Sense Reality": Seventh Circuit Holds That Sexual Orientation Discrimination Violates Title VII
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2017

In a landmark decision overruling decades of precedent, the Seventh Circuit en banc declared that sexual orientation discrimination violates Title VII

The Three-Legged Stool: The Federal Circuit’s Review of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board Under the Administrative Procedure Act
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2017

Recent decisions by the Federal Circuit provide a timely reminder that an Appellant may have three distinct avenues to challenge a final written

Seventh Circuit Holds That Sexual Orientation Is Protected Under Title VII
  • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
  • USA
  • April 17 2017

With its recent en banc decision in Hively v. Indy Tech. Cmty. Coll. Of Ind., 2017 WL 110393 (7th Cir. 2017), the Seventh Circuit became the first

Seventh Circuit hands down landmark ruling on sexual orientation discrimination
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • April 17 2017

On April 5, 2017, in a landmark decision, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, sitting en banc, held that Title VII of the Civil Rights

Sex Discrimination Includes Sexual Orientation Says the 7th Circuit
  • Stark & Stark
  • USA
  • April 14 2017

“We must consider what this country has become in deciding what a statute has reserved.” So wrote Judge Richard Posner, Circuit Judge of the 7th

Seventh Circuit Rules Title VII Bars Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Creating Circuit Split and Setting Stage for Likely Supreme Court Review
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

In a landmark en banc decision rejecting its earlier panel ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit became the first federal

The Seventh Circuit's Recent Ruling on Sexual-Orientation Discrimination: What School Districts Need to Know
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

On April 4, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit became the first federal appellate court in the country to hold that

2017 Conflict Minerals Update
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2017

With less than two months before the May 31 deadline for public companies to report to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on the inclusion