11th Circ. Dissent Seeks Clarity On Title VII And Gay Workers

By Braden Campbell (July 19, 2018, 10:16 PM EDT) -- A sharp dissent that called out the Eleventh Circuit for failing to revisit an aging ruling that said Title VII doesn't prohibit firing workers for being gay not only faulted the court's four-decade-old precedent for failing to provide an explanation for its conclusion but invited the Eleventh Circuit, and perhaps others, to wade into a debate that has so far divided the courts. 

Judge Robin Rosenbaum slammed her colleagues for denying en banc rehearing to an ex-Georgia municipal worker who alleges he was fired because he's gay, closing her blistering seven-page dissent with a call to action that underscores the lack of...

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