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Second Circuit — Equal Protection: DiStiso ex rel. DiStiso v. Cook

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Equal Protection Deliberate Indifference DiStiso ex rel. DiStiso v. Cook 10-4304-cv Judges McLaughlin, Pooler and Raggi Background: The defendants, an elementary school principal and two teachers, appealed from the denial of their ...

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Second Circuit — Equal Protection: Reynolds v. Barrett; Gould v. Chamberlin

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Equal Protection Pattern-or-Practice Reynolds v. Barrett; Gould v. Chamberlin 10-4208-pr; 10-4235-pr Judges MacLauglin, Cabranes, and Wesley Background: The plaintiffs appealed from the grant of summary judgment denying the plaintiffs’ motion for class ...

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Court: NY aliens entitled to equal protection

New York state cannot prohibit licensed alien pharmacists from working in the state when the federal government says they may, according to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. The court Tuesday, in Paidi v. Mills (10-43970-cv), declared ...

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Equal Protection: People v. Bounasri

Rochester City Court Equal Protection Non-Citizens — Gun Possession People v. Bounasri No. 10-11451 Judge Yacknin Background: On June 20, 2010, the defendant, a citizen of Tunisia, was arrested for criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree under ...

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Equal Protection: Third Church of Christ, Scientist of New York City v. City of New York

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Equal Protection Religious Facilities Third Church of Christ, Scientist of New York City v. City of New York 08-6022-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: Pursuant to the equal-terms provision of ...

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Men require equal protection, too

Whether it’s Jimmy Fallon’s male stage manager suing him because he was replaced by a woman or Michael Douglas’s character fighting for his professional life in the film “Disclosure,” more men are complaining about being victims of sexual discrimination and harassment.

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Equal Protection: Ruston v. Town Board for the Town of Skaneateles

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Equal Protection Class-of-One Ruston v. Town Board for the Town of Skaneateles 09-4480-cv Appealed from the Northern District of New York Background: Plaintiffs Lawrence and Janet Ruston allege a “class of one” equal protection ...

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