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Court Reverses Post-Wal-Mart Class Decertification (access required)

In this case concerning the certification of a class of black steel workers who allege endemic racial discrimination at a South Carolina plant owned by Nucor Corporation, a split panel of the 4th Circuit reverses the district court’s decertification of ...

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Court Excludes EEOC ‘Background Check’ Expert (access required)

The EEOC cannot make a prima facie case that employer credit and criminal background  checks violate Title VII with a statistical report that is “rife with analytical errors” and “completely unreliable”; the 4th Circuit accepts the district court’s assessment of ...

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EEOC expert slammed in background check case (access required)

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A federal appeals court has rejected a statistical expert offered in a legal challenge to an employer’s use of background checks brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is the fourth federal appellate ...

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IJ Credibility Finding Faulty, Court Says (access required)

In assessing a Congolese citizen’s application for asylum under the Convention Against Torture, an immigration judge erred in finding his account of torture less than credible, based on alleged inconsistencies between petitioner and his former cellmate; the inconsistencies were more ...

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Judges clash on race factors in traffic stop case (access required)

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A case once cited as evidence of Mexican drug cartels fueling U.S. drug trafficking is now provoking conflicting views among appellate judges about racial factors involved in police traffic stops. Three federal appeals court judges split in analyzing the possibility ...

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