ABC News - The Supreme Court ruled 8-1 today that the retail chain Abercrombie & Fitch violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 when an assistant manager denied Samantha Elauf, an observant Muslim woman, a job because her headscarf violated Abercrombie’s “Look Policy,” that prohibits “caps” from being worn on the sale floor.
OUPBlog - In a letter addressed to President Obama, 26 members of the United States Senate expressed their support for the private sector retirement savings laws adopted in Illinois and California, and also being considered in other states.
Politico - Hastert served as a wrestling coach and teacher in Yorkville, Ill. from 1965 to 1981. At that time, a lawsuit alleging sexual abuse of a minor had to be filed within two years, according to Cardozo School of Law professor Marci Hamilton. “If a victim of abuse was 16 at the time, by 19 he would have had no options left,” Hamilton said.