UPDATE: On Thursday, April 1, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a 7-5 en banc decision in Francis v. Kings Park Manor, reversing the original panel’s decision and dismissing the plaintiff’s suit. Among other conclusions, the majority held that the plaintiff/tenant had no
NAWL has joined the National Women’s Law Center, their law firm partner Linklaters LLP, and 30 other organizations including the Women’s Law Project, in filing an amicus brief in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Nicole Chase, a 27-year-old single mother and restaurant worker who was
UPDATE: On March 9, 2021 - A New York appellate court reversed the lower court’s decision and directed it to dismiss all claims against Christina. Citing NWLC’s amicus brief, the appellate court called the lower court’s ruling “an unacceptable result” that “rings of the outdated assumptions that hav
On July 1, 2020, NAWL joined the Women’s Movement Amicus Brief in Support of the Equal Rights Amendment with 52 Women’s and Social Justice Groups including the ERA Coalition, the Feminist Majority, TIME’S UP, YWCA, NOW, Black Women’s Roundtable, Voto Latino, League of Women Voters, Legal Momentum, H
NAWL joined the National Women’s Law Center, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Kevin Russell of Goldstein & Russell, P.C., and 67 additional organizations to file an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on March 11, 2020 in Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru and St.