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Ann Carlson in Bloomberg Law: Environmentalists Relieved as Critics Slam ‘Muddled’ SCOTUS Term

The court’s decision protecting LGBTQ worker rights in Bostock v. Clayton County could also feature in environmental litigation, legal scholars say. The majority’s interpretation, authored by Justice Neil Gorsuch, that the term “sex” in anti-discrimination laws protects LGBTQ workers employed a type of textual analysis that could also be used to uphold federal climate regulations, University of California, Los Angeles law professor Ann Carlson wrote after the ruling.