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UPS Driver Wins Six Figure Sex Discrimination Suit

Jurors hugged an Odessa, Texas woman who had been subjected to extensive sex discrimination in her job as a UPS driver after delivering a $600,000 verdict in her favor.  Plaintiff
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Percentage of Women on Law Reviews Declines Significantly

  The glass ceiling can take many forms.  In some cases, it's easy to see—when women aren't allowed into educational institutions, for example, or aren't given interviews for particular types
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Michigan Billionaire Sued for Sexual Harassment

  A flight attendant has accused one of the richest men in Michigan of sexual harassment and has lawyers backing her up.  According to the flight attendant, the man, Alfred
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Will Vance v. Ball State Rewrite Harassment Law?

  American workers have had the ability to sue for harassment based on race or gender for decades now.  However, questions remain about how much culpability employers can have for
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Defense Policy Changes Put Women in Combat

As of 2013, women in all five branches of the United States military will be allowed to officially serve in
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New Contraception Laws for Religious Employers

One of the most controversial provisions of the new Affordable Care Act legislation (commonly known as Obamacare) is its requirement
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Thousands Rally in Paris for Marriage Equality

  Thousands marched in the streets of Paris on Sunday to show their support for a pending same-sex marriage bill
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The Financial Argument for Gay Marriage

  With several key November wins in Maine, Maryland and Washington State, advocates for gay marriage have been achieving a
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Boy Scouts of America to end ban on Gays?

  The Boy Scouts of America may end its longstanding policy of banning homosexual scouts and scout leaders, the organization
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Rhode Island—the Next Frontier for Gay Rights?

  As marriage equality signs and posters lined the park fences at the 2012 Providence Pride Festival, many supporters for gay marriage rights grew confident that the passing of a
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