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High Court's Punt Draws Out Wait For Clarity On Trans Bias

Law360, New York (March 6, 2017, 9:46 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court may have just punted down to the Fourth Circuit the question of whether federal anti-discrimination law covers bias against the transgender community, but attorneys say it's only a matter of time before this increasingly pressing issue makes its way back up to the nation's high court.

The justices on Monday vacated a decision by the Eastern District of Virginia enjoining a Gloucester County School Board policy requiring students to use the bathroom that corresponds to their birth sex. It also nixed an earlier ruling by the Fourth Circuit ordering the lower court to defer to Obama administration...

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