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Court Rejects Disability Discrimination Claim In Light Of Reasonable Accommodation, Supports Academic Standards
On August 7, 2019, a federal district court in Rhode Island rejected a student's disability discrimination claim against Bryant University. The student enrolled in the University's
United States
19 Aug 2019
"Regarded As" Theory Sacks University
On November 14, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi allowed a student's claim against the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) to proceed to discovery.
United States
21 Dec 2018
Ninth Circuit Rules That Prior Salary Is Not A "Factor Other Than Sex" Under The Equal Pay Act
On April 9, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an en banc decision in Rizo v. Yovino, holding that an employee's prior salary does not constitute a "factor other than sex" ...
United States
25 Apr 2018
Tail Wags Dog Again: Retaliation Claim Survives Despite Dismissal of Harassment Claim
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently weighed in on the dichotomy of having an untenable discrimination claim but a viable retaliation claim.
United States
15 Jan 2018
Court Refuses to Adopt View That Member of a Protected Class Cannot Discriminate Against Other Members of That Class
In an opinion issued on August 22, a federal judge in Washington, D.C., reiterated that a member of a protected class can, in fact, discriminate against members of that class. In Moore v. Howard University, a former security guard alleged that the university terminated his employment because of his race.
United States
1 Sep 2017
Federal Court Denies Bid To Dismiss Hostile Education Environment Claim Where Student Was Unaware Of Remedial Measures Taken
In the recent case of Doe v. University of North Texas Board of Regents, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas denied the University's motion for summary judgment....
United States
3 Jul 2017
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