Case Law

Supreme Court of the United States Judgement on Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Petitioner v.Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc

Judgement from the Supreme Court of the United States on a case involving the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Petitioner representation of Samantha Elauf v Abercrombie and Fitch. Elauf a practicing Muslim wears a headscarf following her religious belief. She applied for a job at a clothing store, Abercrombie and Fitch, and was invited for an interview. During the interview neither Elauf nor the interviewer mentioned the headscarf, and Elauf was rated well for her skills.

Case Summary - Kuric v Slovenia

This document provides a case summary Kuric and others v Slovenia. The case had been brought by eight of the roughly 18,000 people who had been left stateless after the state "erased" their names from the civil registry following their failure to claim citizenship in the months after the country?s declaration of independence on 25 June 1991.

Glenn v Brumby

This is the ERT case summary of the decision of the United States Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit in Glenn v Brumby (No. 10-14833, 10-15015). The Court held that discriminating against someone on the basis of his or her gender non-conformity constitutes sex-based discrimination under the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

Losonci Rose and Rose v Switzerland (application no. 664/06)

This is the ERT Case Summary of the European Court of Human Rights decision in the case of Losonci Rose and Rose v Switzerland (application no. 664/06). The Court found a violation of Article 14 (right to non-discrimination) in conjunction with Article 8 (right to respect for private and family life). The case summary sets out the refence details, facts, legal arguments and decision of the case.