Hospital Urges Justices To Turn Down Race Bias Case

Law360 (April 9, 2021, 2:34 PM EDT) -- A Dallas hospital urged the U.S. Supreme Court to turn down a race bias suit from a former operating room aide who claims there's a circuit split on whether a single use of the N-word is enough to sustain a hostile work environment claim. 

In a brief filed Thursday in opposition to Robert Collier's petition for high court review, Parkland Memorial Hospital didn't dispute the slur's offensiveness but argued that Collier had mischaracterized decades of circuit precedent around Title VII. The hospital said the circuit divide Collier claimed was "more imagined than real" and argued that similar arguments from a trio of...

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