Document Type

Article

Publication Title

Verdict

Publication Date

7-9-2013

Abstract

All eyes were on the Supreme Court as it closed out its term with landmark decisions that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, gutted the Voting Rights Act, and narrowly preserved the ability of colleges and universities to use affirmative action in admissions. But during that same final week, the Court issued two rulings in employment discrimination cases. In both, a divided 5-4 court made it more difficult for employees who experience discrimination to find redress in court.

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