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Professional Flexibility for Hourly Workers

Joan Williams | Posted 09.13.2011 | San Francisco
Joan Williams

Does that chic new restaurant create situations that leave minor children home alone? Often hourly workers can't arrange suitable care at such short notice, so they get fired a lot.

Court's Decision in CLS v. Hastings Threatens Free Speech on Campus

Caleb Melby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Caleb Melby

Amidst all that hubbub about Elena Kagan and the Chicago hand-gun ban decision, one piece of Supreme Court news from the past couple weeks went virtually unnoticed. The Court ruled in a case involving a Christian student group and a California public school. And it's a ruling threatens the free speech and assembly rights of students in public institutions everywhere.

Why the Claim of Religious Discrimination is the Next Big Battle in LGBT Rights

Carlos A. Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carlos A. Ball

The truth is that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, especially when it is religiously motivated, still retains a disturbing level of legitimacy in our society.