In a 6-3 decision with implications for school districts as employers and in legal battles over the rights of transgender students, the justices take a broad view of Title VII's coverage of sex discrimination.
The order by the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit recognizes a settlement, but sets aside a panel decision recognizing a federal right of access to literacy.
As the court's term nears its end, rulings expected on tax credit for religious school scholarships, employment laws at private religious schools, civil rights protection for LGBT workers, and immigration.
In a decision with implications for the island's schools and retired teachers, the justices turned away a constitutional challenge to the way members of a federal oversight board were appointed.
A divided U.S. Supreme Court denied relief to a California church that argued the state's pandemic reopening rules unconstitutionally put schools and businesses ahead of houses of worship.
The U.S. Department of Education's office for civil rights says that Connecticut's interscholastic sports governing body violates Title IX with its transgender participation policy.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit heard arguments on whether federal law requires a school district to allow a transgender student to use restrooms consistent with his gender identity.
U.S. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. tells his son's class that those graduating during the coronavirus pandemic will be tested by a "precarious" period.
The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, in Cincinnati, set aside a groundbreaking panel decision finding a U.S. constitutional right to a basic minimum education.
A federal appeals court said the police officer did not violate the rights of a 7th grader or her father when she took the student for a mental evaluation.