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Appeals court hears Va. gay marriage case

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Federal appeals court judges aggressively questioned lawyers on both sides of Virginia's potentially landmark gay marriage case Tuesday while hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the courthouse.

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Judges skeptical about lawyers’ stories (access required)

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A series of recent legal ethics charges suggests Virginia lawyers ought to think carefully about what they say when judges demand their version of events. Three lawyers are in trouble with the Virginia State Bar after judges became skeptical about ...

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Accommodating diversity: EEOC publishes guidance on religious garb and grooming (access required)

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As the expression goes, “the clothes make the man.” Apparently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission agrees, recently issuing new guidance on employee rights with regard to religious garb and grooming. Claims of religious discrimination in violation of Title VII have ...

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