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Why it matters: While the 2013-2014 U.S. Supreme Court term may be over, the justices have granted certiorari in two major employment cases slated for the fall.
All aboard the Hiawatha. That's the Amtrak line that can swiftly get marriage equality advocates from Milwaukee to Chicago on Aug. 13 for the oral arguments in Wisconsin's marriage equality case.
Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.
A provider of retirement plans for members of the American Bar Association does not qualify for tax-exempt status, the 7th Circuit ruled.
After an en banc hearing, a splintered 7th Circuit was unable to reach a majority opinion on the constitutionality of an ordinance that imposed a $30 fee on everyone arrested in a Chicago suburb.
An Illinois woman failed to prove that a plant company stole her idea for "pet-friendly" plants, the 7th Circuit ruled.
The attorneys general of 10 states have joined in Indiana's appeal of a federal judge's ruling that found the state law banning same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
Indiana's prison agency mistreated a female employee when it shrugged off her complaints about workers having sex on her desk and when it later fired her for having an affair with an official, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Wisconsin's attorney general compared gay marriage to abortion on Wednesday in arguing that there was no fundamental right to it and state laws defining marriage as between one man and one woman were reasonable.
A federal appeals court will hear from two unnamed individuals in litigation over a halted investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's allies, but is requiring that they present arguments about why they should remain anonymous.
It isn't uncommon for a court case to reveal serious misconduct or mismanagement that is beyond the scope of the current litigation and therefore doesn't give the party suing a right to relief.
Before she was allowed to register and vote for the first time in Franklin County, N.C., Rosanell Eaton had to read the entire preamble to the U.S. Constitution out loud in front of three men in the county courthouse.
Under Title VII, single acts of verbal abuse typically do not rise to the level of legally actionable harassment.
Attorneys on either side of a lawsuit over Indiana's overthrown gay marriage ban are wrangling over how many federal judges should hear the state's appeal, a technical issue that could make a big difference.
Attorneys for same-sex couples challenging Indiana's gay marriage ban are objecting to the state's request that all 10 members of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hear the case.
As all employers covered by the federal Family and Medical Leave Act are well aware, that Act requires them to provide up to 12 weeks of leave to employees providing care to covered family members with a serious health condition.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 03:22 am
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