Tag Archives: ACLU

WLP Signs Brief Supporting Transgender Rights in Upcoming SCOTUS Case

The Women’s Law Project signed on to an amicus curiae brief submitted to the Supreme Court of the United States filed by the National Women’s Law Center in support of teenager Gavin Grimm in a landmark transgender right case. Background: … 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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Remembering Larry Frankel

Advocates for women’s equality lost a champion on August 28, 2009, with the death of Larry Frankel, former state lobbyist for the ACLU of Pennsylvania. For sixteen years, Larry was the voice of civil liberties in Harrisburg. He was one … Continue reading

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Lawsuits Filed Against Conscience Clause Regulation

The Washington Post reported last Thursday that seven states filed lawsuits against the outgoing Bush administration to protest the so-called Conscience Clause regulation, issued by the Department of Health and Human Services. We previously blogged about the regulation and the … Continue reading

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