48 ABA Journal LGBTQ Legal Issues articles.
The general counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission didn’t sign a Supreme Court brief filed on its behalf by the U.S. Justice Department on Friday in the case of…
Aug 19, 2019 2:10 PM CDT
• Is the Minnesota attorney general’s office being hijacked by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg? That’s the question being raised by the conservative-leaning Upper Midwest Law Center. It…
Aug 16, 2019 4:38 PM CDT
• A bankruptcy judge in San Francisco told lawyers for the Pacific Gas & Electric Co. on Friday that they shouldn’t have buried the new CEO’s $3 million sign-on bonus…
Aug 12, 2019 5:01 PM CDT
Justice Neil M. Gorsuch has been on the court for slightly over two terms. As expected, he has espoused a judicial philosophy like that of the justice he replaced, stressing originalism in constitutional interpretation and plain meaning in statutory cases.
Aug 1, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
The ABA urged the U.S. Supreme Court to recognize that the prohibition against discrimination “based on … sex” in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act encompasses discrimination based on an employee’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
Jul 3, 2019 3:34 PM CDT
There was much that was unusual about the U.S. Supreme Court’s October 2018 term, writes Erwin Chemerinsky, law dean at the University of California at Berkeley. What should be gleaned?
Jul 2, 2019 2:18 PM CDT
New York is poised to join the increasing number of states that are banning gay and trans “panic defenses” in murder cases. As the ABA Journal reported in January, legislatures have increasingly considered this type of ban.
Jun 26, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate confirmed Matthew Kacsmaryk to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas despite opposition from dozens of groups supporting LGBT rights.
Jun 21, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court told Oregon courts Monday to take another look at the case of former bakery owners who were fined $135,000 for refusing to bake a custom wedding…
Jun 17, 2019 12:17 PM CDTrefused to provide flowers for a same-sex couple’s wedding on the grounds that it would violate her religion.
Jun 7, 2019 10:55 AM CDT
Jun 6, 2019 10:12 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has left intact a federal appeals court ruling against the widow of a Reed Smith partner who blamed antidepressant labeling for her husband’s suicide.
May 28, 2019 1:16 PM CDT
May 1, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
In terms of openly gay faculty members, the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, with 14, may have the most, according to a new survey from the…
Apr 25, 2019 2:13 PM CDT
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that the city of Philadelphia can sever its contract with a Catholic foster care agency that refuses to place children with same-sex couples.
Apr 23, 2019 11:02 AM CDT