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A widening disconnect

This past term generated a number of opinions by the Supreme Court that evidently reflect disregard as much for practical reality as for long-standing law. Although the pro-corporate bias of the Supreme Court is nothing new, the degree of that bias i… Read More

A turn for the worse in retaliation cases?

The United States Supreme Court has agreed to review Univ. of Texas Southwestern Med. Ctr. v. Nassar, which raises the question of what legal standard applies to causation under Title VII’s anti-retaliation provision and similarly worded statut… Read More

Vital legal rights in the crosshairs

This term, the United States Supreme Court will decide a number of high-profile issues in civil rights and employment cases. Among the questions to be tackled by the Court include the validity and proper scope of voting rights protections. Given the… Read More

The de facto death of disparate impact in most age discrimination cases

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently promulgated regulations, 29 U.S.C. §§ 1625.1, et seq., concerning an affirmative defense that employers may use to defeat disparate impact discrimination claims brought… Read More