Ex-U.S. Marshal Wins $1.35M In Discrimination Suit

Law360, New York (July 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A San Juan, Puerto Rico, jury has awarded $1.35 million to the former assistant chief deputy U.S. marshal for the District of Puerto Rico, who claims he was denied promotion by a supervisor because he is not Puerto Rican.

After a nine-day trial in the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, the eight-person jury found Monday that the U.S. Marshals Service intentionally discriminated against Mick Orr on the basis of his national origin by canceling his promotion applications and creating a hostile work...
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