Women Lawyers On Guard files amicus briefs in strategic cases across the country that have the potential to shape future legal advocacy in key areas, including sexual harassment, gender and workplace equity, and women’s health and reproductive rights.
Issues Our Amicus Briefs Have Addressed
Discrimination, sexual assault and harassment
Title IX and Campus Sexual Assault
Women’s Health and Reproductive Rights
Equal Rights Amendment
Other issues of particular impact on women
WLG Signs Onto Four “Public Charge” Amicus Briefs
Women Lawyers on Guard signed onto four amicus briefs on the subject of who is a "public charge," including La Clinica de la Raza v. Trump; State of California v. Department of Homeland Security; State of New York v. Department of Homeland Security, and Make the Road...
WLG Joins Important Amicus Brief on Rape Reporting
Women Lawyers On Guard just signed onto an amicus brief in Kesterson v Kent State University, U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Cir. At issue is who, at a University, a person who has been raped must report to before the school has liability. Kesterson was raped by her...
Preliminary Injunction Against Administration’s Contraceptive Rules: Amicus Brief Quoted
The judges in both the cases in California and Pennsylvania have issued preliminary injunctions against the administration's rules that would have enabled employers to opt out of providing insurance coverage of contraceptives. The amicus brief that WLG signed onto...
Women’s Constitutional Right to Contraception is Under Attack. WLG Signs onto Amicus Briefs in Two Important Cases
WLG signed onto Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and State of New Jersey v Donald J. Trump, et al., in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and The State of California, et al v Eric D. Hargan, in the US District Court for the Northern District...