Content Filed Under: Eleventh Circuit

Cases, arguments, and decisions before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.


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The LGBTQ Cases to Watch at the U.S. Supreme Court This Term

By Adam Polaski • October 1, 2018, 4:17 pm The Supreme Court could hear any number of cases concerning LGBTQ nondiscrimination during their upcoming term — take a look at our analysis here.
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This Week in Nondiscrimination: NJ Grows More Welcoming, Continued Celebration in NH, and Movement in Legal Cases

By Shane Stahl • June 1, 2018, 3:45 pm LQBTQ nondiscrimination saw New Jersey becoming perhaps the most transgender-inclusive state in the union, New Hampshire saying goodbye to a stalwart nondiscrimination campaign manager, and petitions in two legal cases asking the U.S. Supreme Court for review.
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U.S. Supreme Court Denies Review in Case that Sought to Resolve Title VII Patchwork

By Adam Polaski • December 11, 2017, 9:53 am  Today the United States Supreme Court denied review of Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital, a potentially landmark case dealing with workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation. The case, brought by Lambda Legal, concerns a Georgia security guard - Jameka Evans - who was harassed, assaulted, denied equal pay and equal work, and eventually forced to leave her job because of her sexual orientation.
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Advocates Urge SCOTUS to Consider Review of Landmark Gay Discrimination Case

By Adam Polaski • September 7, 2017, 3:09 pm Today Lambda Legal filed a petition for certiorari with the United States Supreme Court in their case Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital, a potentially landmark case dealing with workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation.
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11th Circuit Court Will Not Hear Employment Discrimination Case; Legal Team Appeals to US Supreme Court

By Megan Clayton • July 6, 2017, 3:31 pm Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit declined to grant a full court review in the case of Jameka Evans, a Georgia security guard who was fired for being lesbian. That means Lambda Legal, who are representing Jameka, will appeal the court’s previous decision to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Members of Congress Urge Full 11th Circuit to Rehear Anti-Gay Discrimination Case

By Adam Polaski • April 14, 2017, 12:02 pm "We firmly believe that Title VII’s sex discrimination provision already prohibits discrimination based on an individual’s sexual orientation and gender identity."
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In Powerful Dissent, 11th Circuit Judge Explains Why Title VII Prohibits Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation

By Adam Polaski • March 13, 2017, 1:32 pm On Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit ruled against Jameka Evans, Lambda Legal's client in a case where Evans was fired by her employer for being a lesbian.