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Former Law Student: Gorsuch Told Class Women 'Manipulate' Maternal Leave

Original story at NPR.org• 116 mentions • 6 months ago

NPR.org 6 months ago

 
A former law student of Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, alleges that in a course she took from Gorsuch at the University of Colorado Law School last year, the judge told his class that employers, specifically law firms, should ask women seeking jobs about their plans for having children and implied that women manipulate companies starting in the interview stage to extract maternity benefits. The concerns were shared in a letter, posted Sunday evening by the National Employment Lawyers Association and the National Women's Law Center, written by Jennifer Sisk, a 2016 graduate of the ...
 
 
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28 Mar
Ernie Schell @ernieschell
Amid Charges By Former Law Student On Gender Equality, Former Clerks Defend Gorsuch https://t.co/zoLGk6f4Iu
21 Mar
Pregnancy Network @Preg_Research
Amid Charges By Former Law Student On Gender Equality, Former Clerks Defend Gorsuch https://t.co/fIySSp70Gg
21 Mar
Arlin Troutt @USHEMP
Gorsuch is the Legal Marijuana Hit Man. DISTRACTION Law Student On Gender Equality, Former Clerks Defend Gorsuch https://t.co/qUPTgcjPWP
21 Mar
Marti Reed @homegypsy
RT @harbend: #gorsuch will play a #VeryLimitedRole in removing women's rights https://t.co/VKSpGNTXsX #call #call #call @IndivisibleTeam @I…
21 Mar
Robert Meintzer @geokem7
RT @DaveRiceSD: Former Law Student: Gorsuch Told Class Women 'Manipulate' Maternal Leave https://t.co/Vumj4BBJil
21 Mar
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21 Mar
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"A former law student of Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, alleges that... https://t.co/PGkIC26sb5
20 Mar
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So, basically, they've got nothing on Gorsuch: https://t.co/KZvJR0H9Nn
20 Mar
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20 Mar
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20 Mar
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20 Mar
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RT @IndivisibleTeam: Former Law Student: Gorsuch Told Class Women 'Manipulate' Maternal Leave https://t.co/upCvcVZ3gF
20 Mar
Alexis Goldstein @alexisgoldstein
RT @IndivisibleTeam: This is not in the mainstream. Neil Gorsuch is #SupremelyExtreme #SupremeCourt https://t.co/upCvcVHsp7
20 Mar
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RT @KaplanLawATX: Former Law Student: Gorsuch Told Class Women 'Manipulate' Maternal Leave https://t.co/haHilLGCN0
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20 Mar
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RT @NinaTotenberg: #Gorsuch hearing begins. Some new information on the #scotus nominee https://t.co/3EBqVQvu8V
20 Mar
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20 Mar
Valerie Young @WomanInDC
First, no one, of any gender, should be surprised that gender discrimination still exerts significant impact in... https://t.co/YTqcDQTMdG
20 Mar
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RT @NinaTotenberg: #Gorsuch hearing begins. Some new information on the #scotus nominee https://t.co/3EBqVQvu8V
20 Mar
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Outrageous! Gorsuch told law students that women "manipulate" maternal leave. #StopGorsuch @NPR @NinaTotenberg https://t.co/xdAkXZUfzi
20 Mar
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20 Mar
Jacqueline Church @JCCraves
Former Law Student: Gorsuch Told Class Women 'Manipulate' Maternal Leave - NPR https://t.co/2zOygkY6l7 via @nuzzel
20 Mar
Steve Weinstein @steveweinstein
Former Law Student: Gorsuch Told Class Women 'Manipulate' Maternal Leave - NPR https://t.co/CsOdoswkZS via @nuzzel
20 Mar
Mindy McAdams @macloo
Also reported here: Gorsuch assumes women cheat on maternity leave. What? https://t.co/RBCaJFbMA2 https://t.co/fcT9nrUw2X
20 Mar
David Beard @dabeard
#Trump Supreme Court nominee said women manipulate maternal leave https://t.co/nkFFszqpQD #GorsuchHearing
20 Mar
oufenix (D) @oufenix
RT @lauraolin: excited to have this guy decide whether or not I have rights for the next 30 years https://t.co/h25VOVjivB https://t.co/XbpD
20 Mar
Generation Progress @genprogress
According to one of his former law students, Neil Gorsuch said that women 'manipulate' maternal leave. #StopGorsuch https://t.co/aoL2OgKnWQ
20 Mar
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20 Mar
ilyse hogue @ilyseh
#Gorsuch asked his law clerks in attendance to stand. All white men. Not shocking given story this morning. https://t.co/WAp9kOAI0E #SCOTUS
20 Mar
Adriana Heguy @AdrianaHeguy
RT @NARAL: Neil #Gorsuch told his law school class women “manipulate” companies for maternal leave: https://t.co/AAjYvBJPjl #StopGorsuch #…
20 Mar
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20 Mar
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20 Mar
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20 Mar
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20 Mar
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RT @OccupyWallStNYC: #ConfirmGorsuch if you think that women "manipulate" time off to care for children. https://t.co/AsMZe8H2pX
20 Mar
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20 Mar
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20 Mar
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20 Mar
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20 Mar
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.@NPR covers breaking news that Gorsuch said to have made remarks justifying pregnancy discrimination by employers https://t.co/o8VIZwozoM
20 Mar
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20 Mar
jessicashortall @jessicashortall
Got preg 3mo into job, worked hard, had baby, beat ppanxiety, returned 2 kicking ass. How'd u "manipulate" ur leave? https://t.co/p5SvVVhqdI
20 Mar
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Former Law Student: #Gorsuch Told Class #Women 'Manipulate' Maternal Leave https://t.co/BqSITS5kCH #misogynist
20 Mar
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#ConfirmGorsuch if you think that women "manipulate" time off to care for children. https://t.co/AsMZe8H2pX
20 Mar
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20 Mar
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20 Mar
Matt Brennan @thefilmgoer
RT @mattyglesias: Sounds like Neil Gorsuch has been feeling some economic anxiety https://t.co/EQSw11kY8R
20 Mar
Jake Bernstein @Jake_Bernstein
Former Student: Gorsuch Said Employers Should Ask Women If They Plan To Have Children https://t.co/119mlrVW3C
20 Mar
Feminist Majority @FemMajority
Law students say in class taught by Gorsuch he said many female lawyers manipulate firms to get paid maternity leave https://t.co/75MpvEZJtg
20 Mar
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RT @lauraolin: excited to have this guy decide whether or not I have rights for the next 30 years https://t.co/h25VOVjivB https://t.co/XbpD
20 Mar
Jacqui Cheng @ejacqui
RT @mattyglesias: Sounds like Neil Gorsuch has been feeling some economic anxiety https://t.co/EQSw11kY8R
20 Mar
Matthew Yglesias @mattyglesias
Sounds like Neil Gorsuch has been feeling some economic anxiety https://t.co/EQSw11kY8R
20 Mar
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RT @g_mccray: Former Law Student: Gorsuch Told Class Women 'Manipulate' Maternal Leave - NPR https://t.co/Emglf2kdLz via @nuzzel thanks @ML…
20 Mar
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RT @LilianaSegura: Good morning! Here's some sexist bullshit to start your day. https://t.co/eA9TRuXLNi
20 Mar
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RT @AmyOztan: Former Student: Gorsuch Said Employers Should Ask Women If They Plan To Have Children : NPR https://t.co/rRaXeJnr9h
20 Mar
Allison Kilkenny @allisonkilkenny
Potential next appointed Supreme Court justice thinks women "manipulate" maternal leave https://t.co/YGBNoT2D99
20 Mar
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20 Mar
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20 Mar
Jamil Smith @JamilSmith
Per a former law school student of his, Gorsuch alleged women use companies for maternal leave benefits, then leave. https://t.co/vUlozbWhlC
20 Mar
Beth Reinhard @bethreinhard
Ex-law student says SCOTUS nom Neil Gorsuch suggested women exploit law firms for maternity benefits and then leave. https://t.co/AaAMFGCoyS
20 Mar
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Oh look the confirmation hearings for this charming fellow begin today. https://t.co/4RyefNx2Bd
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20 Mar
Stacey Burns @WentRogue
Say WHAT? So Gorsuch isn't a big fan of Title VII, apparently. Please do ask him, @SenFranken. https://t.co/rOoTG8I0cI #StopGorsuch
20 Mar
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20 Mar
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