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NAACP, Law Profs Ask 11th Circ. To Rethink Dreadlocks Ban

Law360, San Francisco (January 11, 2017, 2:47 PM EST) -- The NAACP, a public interest law group and two legal professors urged the Eleventh Circuit to reverse its ruling that found an insurance company didn’t discriminate against a black job applicant when it refused to hire her over her dreadlocks, arguing that the ban is premised on racial stereotypes.

The NAACP, The Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center and the professors filed an amici curiae brief on Jan. 9 that said the appeals court made a “number of errors” in reaching its decision. The panel...
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Case Information

Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity C v. Catastrophe Management Solutio

Case Number



Appellate - 11th Circuit

Nature of Suit

1442 Civil RightsJobs

Date Filed

August 4, 2014

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