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Petition of the day

The petition of the day is:


Issue: Whether an employer can be liable under Title VII of the Civil Rights At of 1964 for refusing to hire an applicant or discharging an employee based on a “religious observance and practice” only if the employer has actual knowledge that a religious accommodation was required and the employer’s actual knowledge resulted from direct, explicit notice from the applicant or employee.

Recommended Citation: Maureen Johnston, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Sep. 16, 2014, 10:05 PM),