High Court Leaves Title VII LGBT Bias Petitions In Limbo

Law360 (December 3, 2018, 7:25 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took a closely watched trio of petitions asking whether federal workplace discrimination law protects LGBT workers off its calendar, just hours after indicating that the high court was poised to consider whether to take those cases up. 

The dockets for the cases — Altitude Express v. Zarda; Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia; and R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. EEOC — were updated early Monday with items saying the justices will consider the petitions at their Dec. 7 conference. By Monday evening, the cases had been postponed, with no new date given.

The petitions had...

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