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Jillian Weiss
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Justice, justice shalt thou pursue.
Justice, justice shalt thou pursue.

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Another discussion with Ashleigh Banfield of CNN's Legal View on HB2, this time focusing on the concept of "protected classes."

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I appeared on Ashleigh Banfield's Legal View program on CNN to discuss North Carolina's HB2. 

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North Carolina lawmaker dismisses U.S. deadline to change bathroom law
Republican
leaders in North Carolina on Thursday refused to back down from a law
regulating which restrooms can be used by transgender people after the
federal government told the state the law violated the U.S. Civil Rights
Act. The state’s leading
Re...

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USA Today Op-Ed: Federal Law Dooms Transgender Bathroom Bans
Jillian Weiss weighed in on the recent spate of laws imposing transgender bathroom bans in an op-ed in USA Today: April
13, 2016: North Carolina recently became the first U.S. state to
mandate discrimination against transgender people by statute, banning ...

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The no good, very bad week for LGBT Americans
Jillian
Weiss, a transgender advocate and law professor at Ramapo College, said
“reassessment is always a useful exercise” in the wake of losses like
those in Kansas and North Carolina. “There is also no question that efforts are being taken to address
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Case out of Connecticut federal court, holding that Title VII sex
discrimination includes trans employees and denying summary judgment.
(The Second Circuit surprisingly has no clear precedent on this yet.) https://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=1628...

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11th Circuit Allows Trans Discrimination Case to Move Forward
On January 14, 2016, the United
States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled, in Chavez v.
Credit Nation Auto Sales, LLC, that the employment discrimination case
of Jennifer Chavez, can move forward. The case had been
dismissed by the District...

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Employer To Pay Transgender Woman $115,000 In Job Discrimination Settlement
From Buzzfeed: Britney Austin had alleged her employer used slurs, denied her access
to the women’s restroom, and refused to change her name on company
records. A national check-printing company will pay a transgender woman
$115,000, plus issue her a per...

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Employer To Pay Transgender Woman $115,000 In Job Discrimination Settlement
From Buzzfeed: Britney Austin had alleged her employer used slurs, denied her access
to the women’s restroom, and refused to change her name on company
records. A national check-printing company will pay a transgender woman
$115,000, plus issue her a per...

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Dear GOogler,
"*But transgender visibility doesn’t often directly help the everyday transgender person trying to earn a living and provide for their families, particularly trans people of color, who experience staggering levels of violence and discrimination. Their stories of survival illustrate exactly why federal protections are so vital*."
           - -Jillian T. Weiss, professor of law/practicing Civil Rights attorney
http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/12/03/way-achieve-trans-rights
Thanks for sharing and resharing, GOoglers.
Mondo
www.theemondo.blogspot.com

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