Trial Court Holds Suit By Muslim Student Who Brought Homemade Clock To School Failed To State Viable Claims; Court Allows Opportunity To Restate Claims

A Dallas federal court on May 18, 2017, held that the student who was suspended for bringing a suspicious clock to school failed to state viable claims against the Irving Independent School District, Principal Daniel Cummings, and the City of Irving.   The case, A.M....

Changing Course, the Seventh Circuit Holds that Sexual Orientation Discrimination Can Give Rise to a Title Vii Employment Discrimination Claim

In the Legal Digest’s Transgender Guide published last year, we reported on a case out of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, holding that Title VII does not apply to employment discrimination based on sexual orientation.  The case is Hively v. Ivy Tech Community...