Lawyer's Race Bias Suit V. Quaker Group To Continue

Law360, New York (October 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Connecticut lawyer can continue his employment discrimination case against a nonprofit social justice group affiliated with the Society of Friends now that a federal judge has shot down the group's bid for summary judgment.

In an order filed Thursday, Judge Timothy J. Savage of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania rejected an argument from American Friends Service Committee that some of the plaintiff's claims were barred under the ministerial exception.

He found AFSC had effectively waived the exception because the organization...
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