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U.S. Supreme Court Questions Abercrombie...

By: Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. On June 1, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States (“SCOTUS”) issued its decision reversing the Tenth Circuit’s award of summary judgment in favor of Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc. in the closely watched employment discrimination case.  Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended (“Title VII”) provides for two...

U.S. Dept. of Labor Provides Guidance to...

Recently, in United States v. Windsor, the Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. This ruling impacts the definition and application of the terms “spouse” and “marriage” in federal statutes, and has implications on federal benefits and obligations. Under Section 3 of DOMA, in any Federal statute, “spouse” refers to a...

How SB1070 Supreme Court Hearing Plays i...

The US Supreme Court will hold its hearing on SB1070 and hand down its ruling on the immigration law in the middle of the 2012 campaign. How much will that raise the rhetoric on Arizona’s most controversial issue? Click on the image to watch the video...

SB 1070 defense fund draws donations fro...

(By URIEL J. GARCIA Cronkite News Service) WASHINGTON – When Gov. Jan Brewer asked private donors last year to help pay legal fees to defend the state and its controversial SB 1070 immigration law against lawsuits, thousands of Arizonans responded. And so did thousands of people from other states. And other territories and other countries. Donations to the fund, which totaled $3.8...

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