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Department of Justice Releases Memorandum Restricting Transgender Worker Protection under Title VII

USA - October 5 2017 On October 4, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions reversed the Department of Justice’s position that gender identity is protected as part of Title…

Michelle E. Phillips

West Virginia Court Unblocks Right to Work Law

USA - October 2 2017 West Virginia’s right to work law will be enforceable beginning October 15, 2017. The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, the state’s highest…

Zachary J. Mueller, Marla N. Presley, Douglas G. Smith

Investigating Transgender Student Discrimination under New Education Department Directives

USA - June 21 2017 Department of Education regional directors have been given new instructions on sex discrimination protections for transgender students under Title IX…

Susan D. Friedfel, Michelle E. Phillips, Marla N. Presley

Seventh Circuit Hands Down Major Ruling in Transgender Student Case

USA - June 1 2017 On May 30, 2017, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a transgender student has the right to use the bathroom that aligns with his gender…

Michelle E. Phillips, Bethany Swaton Wagner

Supreme Court Sends Transgender Student Case Back to Lower Court; Other Case Worth Watching

USA - March 13 2017 Following revocation of Obama Administration transgender guidance, the U.S. Supreme Court has vacated the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth…

Michelle E. Phillips, Bethany Swaton Wagner