Category Archives: Title VII

Behind the Decisions of 2012

The 2012 Term of the Supreme Court wrapped up with many important decisions. The faculty of Chicago-Kent College of Law goes behind the decisions to explain what happened, why, and what it means for the future.

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Workplace Harassment Cases – Behind the Decision

Case:

Vance v. Ball State University
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar

The Supreme Court decided two cases on workplace harassment in the 2012 Term: Vance v. Ball State University and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar. Professor Laurie Leader of Chicago-Kent College of Law explains these Title VII cases and what their decisions mean.

Carolyn Shapiro On This Week’s Title VII Rulings

ISCOTUS Director and Chicago-Kent Professor Carolyn Shapiro writes on this week’s rulings in her blog post “More Pro-Business Decisions at the Supreme Court.” The decisions she refers to are Vance v. Ball State University and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar, which both found in favor of employers in workplace discrimination cases. Professor … Continue reading Carolyn Shapiro On This Week’s Title VII Rulings