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December 2, 2014

CAC Appellate Counsel Brianne Gorod, the author of today’s Snapshot said, “Under Chief Justice Roberts’s stewardship, the Supreme Court has often been sharply divided in cases involving gender discrimination and reproductive choice, and the results have generally not been good for women. Cases like Young also expose divisions within the conservative legal movement. Young will  pit the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its 80% winning percentage over the last three Terms against the pleas of social conservatives to recognize the value to families of protecting women from pregnancy discrimination in the workplace—to say nothing of those of other business leaders who recognize that providing accommodations to pregnant workers is actually good for business.”