IN RE: NAVY CHAPLAINCY

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Case overview

Case Number:

1:07-mc-00269

Court:

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit:

Civil Rights: Other

Judge:

John D. Bates

Government Agencies

  1. February 09, 2016

    Time Limit Firm For Navy Chaplains' Discrimination Suits

    A D.C. federal judge removed 12 U.S. Navy chaplains from a discrimination suit accusing the military of systemically promoting Catholic priests at a higher rate than other clergy, saying Tuesday the chaplains' complaints came too late.

  2. August 04, 2015

    Chaplains Blast Navy Bid To Toss Religious Bias Suit

    A proposed class of various Christian groups have pilloried the U.S. Navy's bid to scrap a lawsuit accusing its Chaplain Corps of discrimination in favor of liturgical religious groups, calling minor policy changes the corps has implemented to silence the complaints "window dressing."

  3. March 04, 2015

    Navy Asks Judge To Toss Chaplains' Religious Bias Suit

    The U.S. Navy urged a D.C. federal judge to dismiss a case accusing its Chaplain Corps of discriminating against certain Christian denominations and preventing their promotions, saying in a motion entered Tuesday the group failed to establish a redressable injury in the majority of its claims.

  4. September 04, 2014

    Navy Chaplains Lose Class Cert Bid In Bias Suit

    A Washington, D.C., federal judge on Thursday refused to certify a class of 2,500 current and former U.S. Navy chaplains who claim the Navy Chaplain Corps discriminated against certain Christian denominations and prevented their promotions, saying the group failed to prove commonality in their allegations.

  5. November 06, 2013

    Navy Chaplains Ask DC Circ. To Block Promotion System

    A group of military chaplains who claim that the Navy Chaplain Corps is biased against certain Christian denominations asked the D.C. Circuit on Wednesday to enjoin its practice of promoting chaplains by secret ballot, while the three-judge panel showed skepticism that the case warranted the preliminary injunction.

  6. January 31, 2012

    Navy Chaplains Appeal Religious Bias Ruling To DC Circ.

    A group of military chaplains who claim that the Navy Chaplain Corps is biased against certain Christian denominations based on their worship practices on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling denying their request to block the Navy's system for promoting chaplains.

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