Civil Rights Attys Fear Religious Turn At High Court

Law360 (July 9, 2020, 10:14 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in Trump v. Pennsylvania could devastate American workers who use birth control in the short term while chipping away at nondiscrimination protections in the long term, civil rights advocates say.

The court's 7-2 ruling on Wednesday allows employers to stop covering workers' birth control if company higher-ups oppose its use on moral or religious grounds, endangering roughly 126,000 Americans' access to contraception.

But the ruling doesn't end the legal fight over the policy; it simply allows the policy to go into effect while a judge decides whether the Trump administration had a good reason to...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!