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14 Sep 2017, 4:31 am by Edith Roberts
At NPR, Nina Totenberg looks back at the life of Edith Windsor, “the plaintiff in the landmark Supreme Court case that required the federal government to recognize same-sex marriages,” who became “an octogenarian rock star in the gay rights community. [read post]
13 Aug 2017, 6:00 am by Ed. Puerto Rico
With the recent Title III filing of PREPA, and the very public goals of the commonwealth government to transform PREPA through the use of PPP projects, it is a question that government officials, investors and other market participants are undoubtedly asking themselves. [read post]
3 Jul 2017, 9:01 pm by Joanna L. Grossman and Dale Carpenter
Given the federal government’s usual practice of deferring to state determinations of marital status when administering federal laws and programs, its sudden refusal to give effect to one class of marriage, for every federal-law purpose, was a discrimination of an “unusual character” that raised an inference of animus and violated the Constitution.Based on Windsor, the city attorney for the City of Houston advised the mayor that the City “may extend… [read post]
25 Dec 2016, 10:01 pm by News Desk
Acceptance of the writ, which is rare, would mean the two DeCoster v. [read post]
27 Jul 2016, 2:59 pm by Doorey
I’m interested in one sentence buried deep in the report: After the decision by the Supreme Court of Canada in Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v. [read post]
30 Jun 2016, 8:51 am by Alexandra Gutierrez
VERRILLI: With Congress, it’s true there have been times in the [United States v.] [read post]
30 Mar 2016, 9:02 pm by Joanna L. Grossman
They can design a single-user bathroom, permit the transgender student to use a faculty bathroom, or any other option that will make sure that student is never in the presence of students with a different biological sex while using a bathroom or changing.Custodians, EMTs, and student aides may set foot in the “wrong” bathroom if need be.The same rules apply to all bathrooms housed by public agencies (including courts, the legislative and executive branch, and the state’s public… [read post]
10 Sep 2015, 3:00 am by Adrian Miedema
British Columbia Government and Services Employees’ Union, 2008 BCCA 357 (CanLII) in which an alcoholic employee was fired for theft: “I can find no suggestion in the evidence that Mr. [read post]
26 Jun 2015, 12:25 pm by Cynthia Marcotte Stamer
Employers should move quickly to review and update as necessary their human resources and employee benefit policies and practices concerning when same-sex partners of employees are treated as the spouses of the employees in light of the United States Supreme Court’s June 26, 2015 Obergefell v. [read post]