Event Video: The Supreme Court's Title VII Decision: Textualism or Judicial Activism?

Virtual Panel Discussion:

The Supreme Court and LBGT Rights: Textualism or Judicial Activism?

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This week, the Supreme Court interpreted Title VII's prohibition against sex discrimination in employment to encompass discrimination based on sexual orientation or identity. The majority opinion in Bostock v. Clayton County, authored by Justice Neil Gorsuch, relied heavily on the text of the 1964 statute. Too heavily – to the exclusion of legislative intent – some criti