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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...read more
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...read more
Congress finally passed a bipartisan bill to improve the procedure for addressing sexual harassment claims. (House and Senate members will have to reimburse the Treasury for all future payments to settle sexual harassment claims ,and accusers will no longer be bound...read more
An important update in the Me Too era: legislation to overhaul the handling of sexual harassment claims in Congress was passed by both chambers. Read more here:...read more
The gains of the Me Too movement have stalled in Congress as it tries to regulate its own workplace. Read more here:...read more
Kollaritsch v. Michigan State Board of Trustees is a case in the 6th Circuit that presents a legal issue similar to that in the case of Weckhorst v. Kansas State University (in which we also joined the amicus brief): whether a university’s deliberate indifference to...read more