3 Takeaways From EEOC V. Abercrombie Oral Arguments
February 27, 2015, 12:50 PM EST
Law360, New York (February 27, 2015, 12:50 PM EST) -- On Feb. 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the closely watched religious discrimination case of U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores Inc. The employment bar has followed the case with great interest, and numerous amici have weighed in, including diverse religious groups, the American Civil Liberties Union, business interests and several states.
The EEOC’s petition for certiorari framed the legal question this way: “Whether an employer can be liable under Title VII for refusing to hire an applicant...