A physical impairment includes any physiological disorder or condition, cosmeticÂ disfigurement, or anatomical loss affecting one or more bodily systems.
Written statements filed with the court that describe a party's legal or factual assertions about the case.
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A court decision in an earlier case with facts and legal issues similar to a dispute currently before a court. Judges will generally "follow precedent" - meaning that they use the principles established in earlier cases to decide new cases that have similar facts and raise similar legal issues. A judge will disregard precedent if a party can show that the earlier case was wrongly decided, or that it differed in some significant way from the current case.
Pregnancy Discrimination includes discrimination because of or on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.