In a momentous 6-3 ruling in the case of "Bostock v Clayton County, Georgia", the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) has determined that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 completely prohibits discrimination based on an individual's status as homosexual or transgender.
But, wait, did that just say 172 pages?
Time to dive in...in Virtual Legality.
#SCOTUS #Bostock #LGBTQ
Discussed in this episode:
"BOSTOCK v. CLAYTON COUNTY, GEORGIA"
"Unlawful employment practices"
42 USC 2000e-2(a)
https://uscode.house.gov/view.xhtml?req=(title:42 section:2000e-2 edition:prelim)
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PODCAST VERSIONS ALSO AVAILABLE
|5:49||Civil Rights Act of 1964 Text (42 USC 2000e-2(a))|
|6:38||The Case at Hand|
|7:35||The Meaning of "Sex" in 1964|
|10:55||On "But-For" Causation|
|12:02||Legal Reasoning (THE CRUX OF THE DECISION)|
|16:39||A Textualist Reading?|
|18:25||Dissent (Alito and Thomas)|
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