Today Herb Titus wrote a powerful critique of 7th Circuit Judge Richard Posner’s astonishing concurring opinion in Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College, issued April 4, 2017. That case determined that discrimination based on “sex” really means “sexual orientation” — irrespective of what Congress meant when it enacted Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The article was published by the Judicial Action Group.
Former firm attorney, Honorable James E. Gates, has been appointed to serve as a federal magistrate judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Appointed for an eight-year term, Judge Gates will handle a wide range of civil and criminal matters, including misdemeanor trials, preliminary hearings and pretrial criminal motions.