State of the Law re: Gender Identity: Overview of Anti-Discrimination Laws and Major SCOTUS Cases
Created on November 10, 2021
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This program, presented by Joshua Block of the ACLU, Chinyere Ezie of the Center for Constitutional Rights, Richard Saenz of Lambda Legal, and Gabriel Arkles of the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund, will provide a comprehensive overview of the status of LGBT anti-discrimination laws in place today, with a focus on protections for gender identity and protection. The course will discuss and analyze the landmark Supreme Court cases that have tackled the issue of gender identity, with a particular focus on Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins and Bostock v. Clayton County, and future implications of those cases. Lastly, the speakers will review existing caselaw and anti-discrimination statutes that ban discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression, and analyze how the existing body of law applies in various contexts including employment, harassment, healthcare, insurance, sex-separated facilities, gendered dress codes, and more.
- Gain an overview of existing LGBT anti-discrimination laws that ban discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression
- Review landmark SCOTUS cases Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins and Bostock v. Clayton County, future implications of those cases, and other new cases working their way through the courts
- Identify how existing caselaw and anti-discrimination statutes that ban discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression apply in various contexts
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