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Supreme Court sends Virginia transgender bathroom rights case back to appeals court

WASHINGTON (AP) The Supreme Court is returning a transgender teen’s case to a lower court without reaching a decision. The justices said Monday they have opted not to decide whether federal anti-discrimination law gives high school senior Gavin Grimm the right ...

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UVA Student’s ‘Excessive Force’ Claim Advances (access required)

An African-American college student states civil rights claims against two ABC agents and against the ABC director with allegations that defendant ABC agents approached him from behind outside a bar and, without identifying themselves, grabbed his arm and “slammed” him ...

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Three-Year Md. Limit Applies to Title II ADA Claim (access required)

A Maryland bus rider’s disability discrimination suit alleging the Maryland Transit Administration violated the Americans with Disabilities Act is not untimely; the 4th Circuit says the court should apply the three-year limitations period for a general civil action, not the ...

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