LGBT Rights at the US Supreme Court
On June 15, the US Supreme Court ruled that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. In this one hour webinar, legal experts discussed the ruling and its implications. Speakers include: Professor Jean Love, Santa Clara Law School, UI Law professor emerita; Professor Pat Cain, Santa Clara Law School, UI Law professor emerita; Professor Arthur Leonard, Robert F. Wagner Professor of Labor and Employment Law at New York Law School.
For additional information, please view the resources list provided below the video.
Additional panelist recommended resources:
- Bostock v. Clayton County_2020 U.S. LEXIS 3252 (1)
- Symposium: LGBT rights and religious freedom—finding a better way(Alexander Dushku and R. Shawn Gunnarson)
- Symposium: The simplistic logic of Justice Neil Gorsuch’s account of sex discrimination(Ryan Anderson)
- Symposium: The triumph of textualism: “Only the written word is the law”(Jonathan Skrmetti)
- Symposium: The strength of the written word fulfills Title VII’s promise(Sarah Rice)
- Opinion analysis: Federal employment discrimination law protects gay and transgender employees (Updated)(Amy Howe)
- Symposium: Title VII did not and does not extend to sexual orientation or gender identity — in 1964 or today(Richard A. Epstein)
- Symposium: Textualism's moment of truth(William Eskridge)
- Opionion analysis: Supreme Court Holds that Federal Law Bans Anti-LGBT Employment Discrimination in Historic 6-3 Ruling(Art Leonard)