Amicus Briefs

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  • On February 23, Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB)  workers in Connecticut, New York, and Vermont moved one step closer to achieving equal employment opportunity.
  • Legal Momentum has filed an Amicus Brief in the United States Supreme Court in the case of Township of Mt. Holly et al. vs. Mt. Holly Gardens et al. on behalf of Legal Momentum, Futures Without Violence, the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the National Network to End Domestic Violence, the NOW Foundation, and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence. Several Legal Momentum staff members were involved in writing the brief. Tim Casey, director of Legal Momentum's Women and Poverty program, is the counsel of record on the brief.
  • Concerning an appeal seeking to enforce the confidentiality protections available under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) for individuals who apply for U-visas and T-visas.
  • A pro se defendant’s right to self-representation in personally cross-examining a child victim who accused him of sexual violence.
  • The U.S. District Court erred in denying Plaintiffs’ class-action motion by failing to consider the anecdotal evidence submitted to prove companywide bias practices. 
  • Wisconsin's multiple laws to prohibit domestic abusers’ access to firearms are not preempted by the federal Communications Decency Act.
  • Title IX and the Equal Protection Clause prohibit sex discrimination against transgender individuals based on nonconformity to gender stereotypes.
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