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“The case: 303 Creative v. Aubrey Elenis, the Colorado attorney general. This case was initiated by the Alliance Defending Freedom, a legal group which has focused largely on anti-LGBTQ projects. In this case, ADF sought to restage an earlier case that fell short — Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado — where the group won only a procedural victory. In this case, ADF has asked a web designer to press a pre-emptive case against the state public accommodations law protecting LGBTQ people, saying that, if she did offer wedding page services, she would not want to offer them to same-sex couples because of her religious beliefs.” ... See MoreSee Less
Members of the Supreme Court sit for a new group portrait following the addition of Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson at the Supreme Court building in October. Justices are, bottom row, from lef...
FYI — job posting.HRI IS HIRING! . . POSITION: Staff Attorney HRI seeks a passionate human rights advocate to join our team as a Staff Attorney. The Staff Attorney will provide legal representation through mentoring pro bono attorneys and through direct legal representation for HRI clients seeking the following relief: asylum, VAWA for survivors of domestic violence, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), U or T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), permanent residence, and/or naturalization. The Staff Attorney will display competency and sensitivity in representing low socioeconomic and limited-English-proficient clients and in providing trauma-informed services. . . OFFICE PRESENCE: Currently hybrid – not fully remote due to Court/USCIS Interview appearances and client meetings. Must be in the office at least 2-3 days per week. . . Salary and Benefits: The position is a full-time exempt position. Salary range is $55,650 – 71,400, commensurate with experience and in accordance with HRI’s salary scale. . . HRI’s salary scale determines exact salary amount based on years of relevant prior experience. Benefits include employer-paid health care, 17 days of paid time off, and other benefits. . . Application Instructions: To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three professional references to Cory Sagduyu at CSagduyu@HRIonline.org. . . View full job description: www.HRIonline.org/careers . . #Hiring #HiringStaffAttorney #HiringLawyer #JobOpportunity #Dallas #immigrantrightsarehumanrights ... See MoreSee Less