The week ahead: November 28, 2011

by on November 27, 2011  •  In Employment law, Religion, Transgender

[ADDED] Tuesday, November 29 – Oral argument in the 11th Circuit in Keeton v. Anderson-Wiley, in which Jennifer Keeton, a graduate student in counseling at Augusta (GA) State University, is challenging the ruling of a District Court that ASU was justified in requiring her to complete a remediation plan after she refused to counsel gay clients.

Thursday, December 1 – Oral argument in the 11th Circuit in Glenn v. Brumby, in which the Georgia state legislature has appealed a ruling that it discriminated against Vandy Beth Glenn on the basis of sex. Glenn, an MTF transperson, was fired from her job as an editor and proofreader. 

Also December 1 – The final set of briefs is due from the defendants in Gill v. OPM, one of the challenges to the constitutionality of Section 3 of DoMA. This closes the briefing; the parties await scheduling of oral argument. 

Friday, December 2 – Briefs in Perry v. Brown are due to the Ninth Circuit on the issue of how the court should respond to the advisory decision from the California Supreme Court that the Prop 8 proponents should have standing to defend it in the litigation.


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