Full 7th Circ. Could Be Ready To Ban Sexual Orientation Bias

Law360, Chicago (November 30, 2016, 4:47 PM EST) -- During a rare en banc hearing Wednesday debating whether the Civil Rights Act protects against job discrimination based on sexual orientation, several Seventh Circuit judges indicated they could be ready to make the court the first in the nation to include the ban in the act’s coverage.

Attorneys arguing Title VII of the act does not protect those who identify as gay or lesbian faced harsh questions from the bulk of the eleven Seventh Circuit judges on the panel, many of whom seemed to see a...
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Kimberly Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College


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15-1720

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Appellate - 7th Circuit

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3442 Jobs

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April 2, 2015

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