SF Gets Asian Juvenile Counselors' Bias Suit Trimmed

Law360, New York (November 10, 2011, 1:42 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday tossed three claims from the latest discrimination suit by a putative class of Asian-Pacific American juvenile probation counselors against San Francisco, saying the claims failed to raise specific allegations of discriminatory conduct.

U.S. District Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton granted San Francisco’s motion to dismiss the equal rights claims, saying that the APA workers’ allegations were still too general to warrant further consideration.

“Although plaintiffs have attempted to avoid the infirmities present in [the first case] by including allegations that the...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Lam et al v. Newsom et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Phyllis J. Hamilton

Date Filed

October 14, 2010

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.