La. DOJ Didn't Discriminate Against Ex-AGA: 5th Circ.

Law360, New York (May 16, 2011, 8:30 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit on Monday ruled the Louisiana Department of Justice did not discriminate against a black former assistant attorney general by failing to award her a pay raise when it had given one to a less-experienced white attorney who held a similar position.

Because the LDOJ was able to provide a legitimate, nondiscriminatory reason for awarding a $5,000 pay raise to the white attorney — who had received a competitive outside job offer — and the plaintiff, Jennifer M. Medley, was not able to demonstrate...
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