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  1. Velasquez-Banegas v. Lynch, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 981 (7th Cir. Jan. 19, 2017)

    The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (the Court) vacated the decisions of an immigration judge (IJ) and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), holding that their denial of Velasquez-Banegas’ (petitioner) application for asylum overl ...

    admin - 5/1/2017 11:03am

  2. Tate v. Wexford Health Source, No. 3: 16-cv-00092-NJR (S.D. Ill. Feb. 18, 2016)

    An Illinois federal judge allowed a transgender inmate’s claims under the Eighth Amendment and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to proceed against correctional facility staff alleged to have denied her treatment for gender dysphoria. Correctional ...

    admin - 3/30/2018 3:50pm

  3. D.F. v. Gladys Carrion as Commissioner of New York City Administration for Children’s Services, Supreme Court: New York County (March 21, 2014)

    D.F. brought this Article 78 proceeding to challenge an act by the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), New York City’s child welfare agency. In New York, an Article 78 proceeding may be used to challenge the activities of an administrative agenc ...

    admin - 5/16/2014 11:35am

  4. SmithKline Beecham Corporation, DBA GlaxoSmithKline v. Abbott Laboratories, 740 F.3d 471 (9th Cir. 2014)

    This United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit decision concerns whether equal protection prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation in jury selection. The case arose out of a claim brought by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) against Abbott Labo ...

    admin - 3/28/2014 11:02am

  5. Matter of Anthony (Board of Immigration Appeals 2013)

    In Matter of Anthony, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) reversed an immigration judge's ruling denying a Jamaican gay immigrant's application for protection under the U.N. Convention Against Torture (CAT). The BIA disagreed with the immigra ...

    admin - 10/31/2013 4:40pm

  6. Matter of Lopez (Board of Immigration Appeals 2013)

    The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) has reversed an immigration judge's decision that an HIV positive immigrant charged with prostitution poses a sufficiently serious danger to the community to warrant deportation. In this case, an immigrant woman ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/30/2013 2:30pm

  7. Kentucky Retirement Systems v. Parker, No. 2011-CA-000329-MR (Ky. App., Apr. 27, 2012)

    This is a decision by the Kentucky Court of Appeals affirming the circuit court's decision in favor of an HIV-positive employee denied disability retirement benefits. The denial was based in part on the employer deeming the employee's HIV a pre- ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/6/2018 10:13am

  8. Macy v. Holder, Appeal No. 0120120821 (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Apr. 20, 2012)

    The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued this decision on a discrimination complaint filed with the agency by a transgender woman who claimed that she was denied a job at a crime lab on the basis of her gender identity. The ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/6/2018 10:49am

  9. Doe, et al. v. Jindal, et al., No. 11-388 (E.D. La. Mar. 29, 2012)

    This is an order by the United States District Court – Eastern District of Louisiana granting the plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment. The plaintiffs claimed mandatory sex offender registration under the harsher of Louisiana's two solicitati ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2017 12:20pm

  10. Doe v. Bell, 754 N.Y.S.2d 846 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2003)

    This case held that a state foster care facility violated the New York State Human Rights Law ("NYSHRL") by not reasonably accommodating plaintiff Jean Doe's needs related to Gender Identity Disorder ("GID") because they prevented ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

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