Federal anti-discrimination laws don't specifically include protections for LGBT people, but some states have enacted their own laws and courts have ruled against businesses that discriminate against people based on gender identity or sexual orientation. Learn more on FindLaw's Law and Daily Life blog.
Saying that one half of the state's bicameral legislature could not proceed without the other, the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed a Republican-backed appeal to stop elections in Virginia. Learn more from FindLaw's Supreme Court Blog.
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The law would prohibit employers from refusing to hire a prospective employee for failing a drug test for marijuana, and is the first state law of its kind in the country. Learn more on FindLaw's Free Enterprise blog.