Justice Dept. Says Rights Law Doesn’T Defend Gays

It added, however, that “the law is well-settled in this circuit.”Shortly after the new brief was filed, civil rights advocates attacked it.
people’s civil rights.” In a statement, James Esseks, the director of the organization’s L.G.B.T.
The future of that memo under Mr. Trump remains unclear.
That ruling, which was reviewed by the Obama administration’s Justice Department, did not formally bind the federal courts, although courts often defer to federal agencies when they interpret laws that come under their jurisdiction.
A lower court on Long Island first considered Mr. Zarda’s case in 2015 and ruled against him, deciding, despite the E.E.O.C.

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