University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission"
Date 05/11/2018
Author SCOTUSblog
External Link https://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/r-g-g-r-harris-funeral-homes-inc-v-equal-oppor...
Abstract Petition GRANTED limited to the following question: Whether Title VII prohibits discrimination against transgender people based on (1) their status as transgender or (2) sex stereotyping under Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins, 490 U. S. 228 (1989).

Holding: An employer who fires an individual merely for being gay or transgender violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Judgment: Affirmed, 6-3, in an opinion by Justice Gorsuch on June 15, 2020. Justice Alito filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Thomas joined. Justice Kavanaugh filed a dissenting opinion.
Source SCOTUSblog


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case EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. (EE-MI-0202)

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