State Court Asked To ‘Weigh In' On Whether Obesity Constitutes An Impairment Under Anti-Discrimination Law

State Court Asked To ‘Weigh In’ On Whether Obesity Constitutes An Impairment Under Anti-Discrimination Law

October 22, 2018

On Sept. 17, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals certified to the Washington Supreme Court the question of whether obesity qualifies as an “impairment” and thus a “disability” under the state’s anti-discrimination law.

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