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High-school unit on Islam did not violate Constitution (access required)

A school did not violate the Establishment or Free Speech clauses by presenting an 11th-grade history unit that provided information about Islam, and tested a student’s understanding of that knowledge through a test. Background During the 2014-2015 school year, Caleigh ...

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Sex-based stereotype rumors backs Title VII claim (access required)

A woman who alleged male employees circulated a rumor that she had a sexual relationship with a higher-ranking manager in order to obtain her position adequately stated a claim for discrimination and a hostile work environment, given the historical stereotypes ...

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Diagnosis not required for sexually dangerous person designation (access required)

Defendant was properly designated as a sexually dangerous person despite not being diagnosed with a paraphilic disorder because his diagnosis of a mixed personality disorder and an alcohol use disorder satisfied the statute’s mental illness requirement and the government sufficiently ...

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