Professor Jack Harrison co-wrote an amicus curiae brief in a potentially landmark case for gender-identity rights the Supreme Court of the United States heard Oct. 8. His argument in support of the plaintiffs in R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. v. EEOC and Aimee Stephens was that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects transgender persons from workplace discrimination.
He also helped write and edit another amicus brief in three companion cases that argued that the Act also prohibits discrimination based on sexual identification.