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Wedding photographer Emilee Carpenter is appealing a New York federal judge’s decision that her attorneys say compels the evangelical Christian to create photo exhibits for same-sex weddings. “It’s about free speech. And I believe all artists should be free to choose the messages they promote,” Ms Carpenter, 27, told The Washington Times. Attorneys for the …

The United States Mint began circulating coins featuring the late poet Maya Angelou, the first African-American woman to appear on the US quarter dollar coin. Key points: Several American Women To Be Featured On U.S. Currency In Series Honoring Their Contributions To American History The US Mint said poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou …

By Jeannie O’Sullivan (Jan. 10, 2022, 7:55 p.m. EST) – The Third Circuit examined a union’s proposal on Monday to reinstate an arbitration award in favor of a Merck & Co. Inc. employee asking for wages higher for attending a working anniversary lunch, suggesting the arbitrator stretched the terms of the collective agreement. In oral …

The changes will generally apply to federally regulated businesses, in the same way that Quebec consumer protection standards also apply to these businesses. There is clearly a potential for conflict with federal employment law, and one would expect the Federal Department of Justice to intervene in such cases to preserve federal jurisdiction. As to why …

Civil rights attorney S. Lee Merritt expected to cross paths with Republicans when he moved to Dallas in 2015. In a way, that’s why he came to Texas in the first place. “Where are you going if you want to change the face of civil rights in this country? Merritt asked during an interview with …

Copyright © 2022 Albuquerque Journal During his 47-year career as a New Mexico lawyer, former state lawmaker Victor Marshall called a state attorney general on alleged conflict of interest, filed a whistleblower complaint aimed at exposing state investment programs and advocated for legislative ethics and campaign reform. But his attempt to brand a respected pro …

And more here: X Justice Kagan: Everything You Can Control. you can’t do that with work. THANK YOU JUSTICE KAGAN, for recognizing it. – Léa Litman (@LeahLitman) January 7, 2022 Bill Goodykoontz / USA today: “A Dagger in the Throat of American Democracy”: Why Joe Biden’s Intense January 6 Speech Was Stunning on Television “He …

In April 1993, then-President Bill Clinton, a former classmate of Ms. Guinier at Yale Law School, appointed her assistant attorney general for civil rights. Republican U.S. senators and conservative media figures, however, quickly objected to her nomination, and Clinton withdrew her nomination. “On April 30, a Wall Street Journal columnist coined the murderous epithet: Clinton’s …

The Supreme Court heard challenges to the Biden administration’s efforts to increase the country’s vaccination rate against COVID-19 on Friday. Evan Vucci / AP Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Friday appeared skeptical of President Joe Biden’s administration’s vaccine or testing mandate he imposed on big business amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The first of two …

Conservative members of the Supreme Court appeared skeptical on Friday of the Biden administration’s policies that impose a requirement for a COVID-19 vaccine or test on a large chunk of the U.S. workforce. Over hours of oral argument, the court’s Conservative majority posed acute questions as to whether a federal workplace law that Congress passed …