Bloomberg Law: Landmark LGBT decision clarifies legal test for other discrimination claims
Can the recent US Supreme Court ruling that federal law prohibits discrimination against LGBT employees also help those suing for discrimination based on age? Yes, say legal scholars weighing in on the landmark case. The court ruling clarified the “but-for causation” legal test for proving discrimination and emphasized that the standard is sweeping and not onerous. Sandra Sperino, Judge Joseph P. Kinneary Professor of Law at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Law, weighs in on a Bloomberg Law news story discussing the ruling that shields LGBT employees from on the job bias and its potential impact on other cases of discrimination.
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UC startups recognized by Cincy Inno for commitment to innovation
June 7, 2023
The University of Cincinnati's entrepreneurial spirit is once again front and center. In a recent Business Courier article touting the finalists in an awards competition by Cincy Inno, 20% were UC-affiliated startups.
WVXU: Researchers look to variations of psychedelic drugs as the...
June 6, 2023
Eric Wohleb of the UC Department of Pharmacology and Systems Physiology in the College of Medicine is collaborating with a researcher at Miami University to explore the use of magic mushrooms as treatments for a variety of mental health conditions. WVXU produced a story on the efforts.
New York Magazine: Student loan debt pause to end
June 2, 2023
The imminent Congressional budget deal to raise the U.S. debt ceiling included the passage of Senate bill that would end the suspension of student loan debt.