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States Sue Obama Administration Over Transgender Policies

Eleven states, led by Texas, have filed suit in federal court (Northern District of Texas) against the Obama administration to thwart its effort to impose its misreadings of Title VII and Title IX on them. The plaintiffs also include school districts in Texas and Arizona.  

 

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The Bob Newhart Peace Plan

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE There’s a Bob Newhart sketch you probably know: A woman walks into a therapist’s office and says that her life is being spoiled because she spends all of her time obsessing over the fearful possibility that she will be buried alive in a box. His ... Read More
Law & the Courts

So Now What?

So now what? We have a name and an accusation, which is an improvement over the status quo ante. If you’re going to make an allegation of misconduct, this is how you do it: publicly, and attached to as much information as you have. Eternal shame on those who made specific calls before they knew what was being ... Read More