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Posted: Jun 24, 2020, 11:50 AM
An employer who fires an employee for being gay or transgender violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the U. S. Supreme Court has ruled, finding for the first time that Title VII prohibits employment discrimination “because of sex.”
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Posted: Apr 22, 2020, 10:40 AM
Social workers who conducted in-school interviews of the plaintiffs’ children as part of a child-abuse investigation violated the plaintiffs’ Fourth Amendment rights because the social workers did not have a “reasonable suspicion” of abuse, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in Schulkers v Kammer.
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Posted: Jul 31, 2019, 12:45 PM
Battalion chiefs are second-in-command to the fire chief. Their duties include supervising firefighters, devising work plans, administering disciplinary action and inspecting/maintaining equipment, among other things.
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Posted: Nov 14, 2018, 3:00 PM
The owners of three dogs killed by Detroit police during a marijuana raid can sue the officers who shot the dogs for civil rights violations under 42 USC §1983, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
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Posted: Mar 26, 2018, 9:47 PM
Discrimination based on a person’s transgender status is discrimination based on sex and is prohibited under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
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Posted: May 10, 2016, 1:05 PM
The United States Supreme Court has denied an appeal in the case of two Macomb County deputies who were sued for civil rights violations when making an arrest.
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