Issue: Whether Section 704(a) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
of 1964 prohibits retaliation against a worker because of the worker’s statements: (1) only when the statements are made to
the worker’s own employer or to federal or
state anti-discrimination agencies (the rule in the Tenth and Fourth Circuits), or (2) also when the worker’s statements are
made to any other person (the rule in the First, Second, Third, Fifth, Sixth and Ninth Circuits).
On Monday the Court issued orders from its April 17 Conference, which Lyle reported on. On Tuesday at 10 a.m. we expect one or more opinions in argued cases. We will be live-blogging at this link . The Court has not yet announced whether there will be additional opinion announcements on Wednesday. This is the first week of the April sitting.
Glossip v. Gross The constitutionality under the Eighth Amendment of using a sedative as the first drug in a death penalty protocol.