Tag Archives: Supreme Court

The United States Supreme Court has weighed in: The Affordable Care Act is here to stay.

By Women’s Law Project The Affordable Care Act (ACA), signed into law by President Obama in March 2010, expands health insurance coverage to more than 30 million people, prevents insurance companies from discriminating against people with pre-existing conditions, and ends … Continue reading

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White House Holds Town Hall on Women’s Health

Molly Cohen, WLP Intern With the Supreme Court’s ruling on the 2010 Affordable Care Act looming on the horizon, the White House recently held a town hall meeting on Women’s Health to tout the benefits of the Act. Panel members … Continue reading

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Health Law Litigation Could Compromise Women’s Health

Last month, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), which President Obama signed into law in 2010 with the purpose of improving Americans’ access to health … Continue reading

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Divide and Conquer: The Wal-Mart Lawsuits Are Back

Four months after the United States Supreme Court, without ruling on the merits of the sex discrimination case under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, told Betty Dukes and her co-plaintiffs that their lawsuit against Wal-Mart could … Continue reading

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WLP Signs Onto Amicus Brief for Female Walmart Employees

The United States Supreme Court is set to hear a sex discrimination case brought against the largest private employer in the states. Although Walmart v. Dukes began with a small group of female workers, it has since grown into a … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Third Circuit’s Decision in Reedy v. Evanson

Last week’s ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Reedy v. Evanson, reviving a Butler County rape survivor’s civil lawsuit against the police officers who wrongly arrested and jailed her for false reporting, was gratifying … Continue reading

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Historic Class Action Sex Discrimination Suit Against Wal-Mart

Six current and former female Wal-Mart employees will represent not only themselves in their sex discrimination lawsuit against the retail giant, but “‘all women employed at any Wal-Mart domestic retail store at any time since Dec. 26, 1998.’” This would … Continue reading

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