Analysis

Politics Looms As High Court Agrees To Weigh LGBT Rights

Law360 (April 22, 2019, 11:13 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's decision Monday to wade into litigation over whether Title VII protects LGBT workers makes it a virtual certainty that the high court's ruling will drop in the heat of the 2020 presidential race, turning the blockbuster result into a potentially decisive political issue, experts say.

After a few months of delaying its decision, the justices on Monday took up three cases that involve questions about whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act protects LGBT workers from bias based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Both Altitude Express v. Zarda and Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, ask...

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