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SCOTUS Review: LGBT Workplace Discrimination

(176 reviews)

Produced on September 25, 2020

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Course Information

Time 1h 3m
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

On June 15, 2020, the United States Supreme Court (6-3) decided three landmark decisions and found that the federal employment law (Title VII) protects employees from workplace discrimination based upon their sexual orientation and transgender status. Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia; Altitude Express, Inc. v. Zarda; and R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. v. E.E.O.C.  

Veteran constitutional attorney Erica Dubno discusses these important cases at length, as well as the implications for religious institutions, small businesses, and discrimination in other forums.  



Learning Objectives:
 

  1. Examine the history and procedural path of these constitutional cases, including the process for taking a case to the Supreme Court
  2. Consider the constitutional issues from different perspectives 
  3. Analyze the approaches of individual Supreme Court Justices
  4. Determine the possible consequences of the decisions and their impact on faith-based and other establishments


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Faculty

Erica Dubno

Fahringer & Dubno, Herald Price Fahringer PLLC

Erica T. Dubno worked with Herald Price Fahringer for 20 years. She is one of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Erica Dubno has received awards for her appellate advocacy and, together with Mr. Fahringer, has drafted criminal and civil appeals in the federal Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fourth, Eighth and Ninth Circuits, as well as the United States Supreme Court, and in the New York Court of Appeals.

She has co-authored numerous articles with Herald Fahringer, as well as book reviews for the New York Law Journal. Erica Dubno graduated from Oberlin College and Brooklyn Law School with honors. 



Reviews

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Anthony M.

Extremely well done - presented in such a way that is accessible to all levels of experience and understanding of LGBTIA+ and QT2BIPOC matters

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Tobias P.

This was an excellent program and presentation of all three cases. I look forward to more of her work about Supreme Court litigation.

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Gary D.

Good explanation of a case specific fact pattern and then an explanation of the law as it pertained to that case and surrounded the issues.

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Gary K.

Terrific course, excellent fast pace with great background and context.

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bruno b.

4 means strongly approve—highest score

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Sandra K.

Timely and informative.

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Jayne W.

Very relevant, well organized and clear. Appreciate that is is up to date and was enlightening as to how the courts are interpreting various decisions. Like her very much!! thank you

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Todd P.

Thoroughly enjoyed this very motivated speaker. Exceedingly clear presentation.

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Frank B.

This was a really, really well-done course.

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Thomas T.

This was absolutely great. I hope you'll include more from this presenter.

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Kathleen E.

One of my favorite presenters!

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Julie P.

Absolutely phenomenal CLE. Thank you so much. Excellent.

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Maria H.

It was a great course.

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Karen Y.

Love all of these SCOTUS reviews by this presenter.

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David R.

Really good speaker -- much more engaging than most.

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Janet H.

excellent program

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Anel D.

Presenter was concise and extremely knowledgeable.

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Carrie K.

Great program packed with useful analysis

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Thomas R.

Excellent presentation and very timely!

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Elisa D.

This was an excellent presentation. LGBT rights are extremely important and the cases were very thoroughly and thoughtfully discussed.

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Michele J.

Unfortunately, there was too much material to cover in an hour, but it was very well presented and the materials set out the cases and arguments and other points the presenter was going t raise.

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Michael H.

I only wish it were longer to get into the "religious freedom" discussion in greater depth. I hope you will re-offer as a longer course with great attention to these, and perhaps you can talk more about the way the current makeup of the Supreme Court has viewed these matters. Thank you!

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Michael D.

would have liked a better coverage of the Harris Funeral case

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