U.S. Supreme Court

The high court's ruling on Aimee Stephens, a trans woman, will provide clarity on what constitutes "sex discrimination" — at least, legally.

April 23 2019 5:22 AM

The highest court in the U.S. will now decide if existing federal civil rights law includes LGBTQ people within its protections. 

April 22 2019 10:29 AM

Lawyers for convicted murderer Charles Rhines say jurors sentenced him to death rather than life in prison because they thought he'd enjoy imprisonment.

April 16 2019 11:59 AM

This means a lower court's ruling that the B&B unlawfully discriminated against a lesbian couple will stand.

March 19 2019 8:03 AM

Mirroring the Masterpiece Cakeshop case in Colorado, the owner of Susie Sweet's in Tennessee denied a female couple service for a wedding cake.  

February 26 2019 3:11 PM

Ginni Thomas is the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, and some say her activism poses conflicts of interest for him.

January 28 2019 6:24 PM

Numerous courts placed a hold on Trump's ban on trans service members. The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling, allowed it to move forward.

January 22 2019 11:04 AM Updated
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