11th Circ. Draws Judge's Ire With En Banc Review Refusal

Law360 (July 18, 2018, 10:31 PM EDT) -- The full Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday declined to hear whether a gay Clayton County, Georgia, government employee was discriminated against, prompting one of its judges to pen a blistering dissent that proclaimed her peers relied on "the precedential equivalent of an Edsel with a missing engine."

Ostensibly, Wednesday's order was a routine one-liner in which the appeals court reported that, after a vote of its judges, it had decided not to take up an appeal by Gerald Lynn Bostock, a former child welfare services worker who claimed his firing was discriminatory under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964....

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