Supreme Court rules in favor of DACA, for now

Jun 18, 2020
But the Supreme Court’s decision today was narrow. The Trump administration or Congress could renew efforts to end the program.
DACA activists celebrate in front of the Supreme Court after the court rejected President Donald Trump's effort to rescind the program.
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Supreme Court ruling gives LGBTQ educators protections at public and many private schools

Jun 16, 2020
Religious schools are likely to be exempt from anti-discrimination protections under the new ruling.
Until now, LGBTQ teachers in more than half of U.S. states have had little or no legal protection from employment discrimination.
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Supreme Court ruling prohibits workplace discrimination against LGBTQ people

Jun 15, 2020
It had been legal to fire someone for being gay or transgender, deepening economic disparities.
An activist holds a Pride Flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday after the Court ruled LGBTQ people cannot be fired for their sexual orientation.
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Supreme Court to decide if gay and transgender workers are protected by Civil Rights Act

Apr 24, 2019
Amy Howe of SCOTUSblog talks about three cases and the workplaces involved.
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Brett Kavanaugh and the missing women on the Senate Judiciary Committee

Sep 26, 2018
Fundamental questions about workplace diversity and privilege are playing out in Congress as the Judiciary Committee meets to consider the Supreme Court nomination.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in by Chuck Grassley, rear, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, during his confirmation hearing to be an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court on Sept. 4.
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Jul 10, 2018
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Unions brace for Supreme Court Janus decision

Jun 25, 2018
Organized labor in Nevada is holding its own, in spite of right-to-work rules that ban charging fees to nonunion members — something the Janus case might lead to for public-sector unions nationwide.
A view of the Supreme Court at dusk in Washington, D.C.
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Arguments begin in major Supreme Court immigration case

Apr 18, 2016
Businesses weigh in as the court reviews President Obama's 2014 executive action.
Supporters of immigration reform protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court back in November 2015. The protesters demanded the implementation of President Obama's immigration relief programs, including the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans.
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Colleges aim for diversity without considering race

Dec 9, 2015
As the Supreme Court weighs affirmative action, a look at some of the workarounds.