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...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity C v. Catastrophe Management Solutio


Case Number

14-13482

Court

Appellate - 11th Circuit

Nature of Suit

1442 Civil RightsJobs

Date Filed

August 4, 2014

Law Firms

Companies

Government Agencies

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.