Trans Campus Cop Scores Win In Bathroom Access Bias Fight
Law360, New York (October 6, 2016, 4:18 PM EDT) -- A Nevada school district discriminated against a transgender police officer when it barred him from using the men’s and women’s restrooms, a federal judge ruled this week, a decision that advocates hailed as a significant victory for transgender workers.
U.S. District Judge Jennifer Dorsey awarded Bradley Roberts partial judgment in his lawsuit against Clark County School District on Tuesday, ruling the school district discriminated against Roberts under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and state law by requiring that he use gender-neutral or single-person bathrooms.
Title VII explicitly protects against sex discrimination. The decision is believed to be the first...
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