December 6

Section 1983 Claim

Section 1983 claim by female who was raped by a Grand Junction police office was dismissed by the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Schneider v. City of Grand Junction.  In ruling against Misti Lee Schneider, the Tenth Circuit found that she could not show that the police department caused her rape or that it.

November 19

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act, a Senate bill that passed With a vote of 61-30, would prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. On November 7, 2013 the Senate approved legislation outlawing workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, demonstrating the nation’s quickly evolving attitude toward gay rights nearly two.

March 22

LIMIT ON ATTORNEY FEES BARRIER TO REPRESENTATION FOR PRISONERS

If New York attorney Harrison Williams was representing a typical client, his recent win should have netted him thousands of dollars in attorney’s fees. Some even estimate that he should have gotten around $75,000 for the successful civil rights case. However, Williams will only be seeing a minuscule fraction of that amount. An appeals court.

February 15

DENVER EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEY – DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT

DENVER EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEY / DISCRIMINATION & HARASSMENT Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, and the PDA protect employees from unlawful discrimination and harassment based on: Age Race, color or national origin Gender or pregnancy Religious affiliation Marital status Disability Employers with 15 or more employees (20 or more for age discrimination), employment agencies, unions, local, state.

January 28

TITLE VII RETALIATION

Crawford v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson Cty., No. 06-1595 (U.S. Supreme Court, Jan. 26, 2009) Case Summary: In response to questions from an official of respondent local government (Metro) during an internal investigation into rumors of sexual harassment by the Metro School District employee relations director (Hughes), petitioner Crawford, a 30-year employee, reported.

January 14

FAQs ABOUT CIVIL RIGHTS

FAQs About Civil Rights Q. What are Civil Rights? A. Civil Rights refer to a class of rights that concern protecting peoples’ constitutional rights and protecting people from discrimination based on their race, national origin, gender, religion, disability, age, or sexual orientation. Laws that deal with these protections are generally referred to as Civil Rights.