Users' questions

How does Lee V McArthur affect freedom of expression?

How does Lee V McArthur affect freedom of expression?

The judgment restricts freedom of expression by permitting viewpoint discrimination in the provision of goods, services and facilities in cases where a business owner has to express something with which they disagree.

Why did the Supreme Court decide Lee v McArthy?

The Supreme Court disagreed with the lower courts, reasoning that the bakery would have refused to supply this cake to anyone, whatever their personal characteristics. Therefore, there was no discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation.

What did Lady Hale say in Lee V McArthur?

Lady Hale delivered the opinion of the Supreme Court (Court). The judgment considered the sexual orientation and political opinion claims separately.

Who are the victims of discrimination in football?

French players Ousmane Dembele and Paul Pogba were the victims of racial discrimination in a friendly game between France and Russia hosted by Russia in March 2018.

The judgment restricts freedom of expression by permitting viewpoint discrimination in the provision of goods, services and facilities in cases where a business owner has to express something with which they disagree.

Are there any state constitutions that address discrimination?

However, most State Constitutions only address discriminatory treatment by the government, including a public employer.

Are there any federal laws against employment discrimination?

History of federal laws. The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of disability by the federal government, federal contractors with contracts of more than $10,000, and programs receiving federal financial assistance. It requires affirmative action as well as non-discrimination.

Lady Hale delivered the opinion of the Supreme Court (Court). The judgment considered the sexual orientation and political opinion claims separately.