Two New Supreme Court Decisions Deal Blows to Employee Rights

August 31, 2020

On July 8, 2020, the United States Supreme Court handed down its decisions in Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Beru and Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul Home v. Pennsylvania. The first case bars teachers at religious schools from bringing employment discrimination claims against their employers. The second case allows employers […] Read More

Civil Rights Lawyers File Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Cake Shop Case

October 30, 2017

Over the course of the past month, our team has worked on a “friend of the court” brief to the Supreme Court in the case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The Masterpiece Cakeshop case poses the question: Does the First Amendment allow a business refuse to provide service to someone for being gay? We do […] Read More