Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

In a recent decision, Briggs v. SCO Family of Services et al, 2023 WL 3589896, (2d Cir. May 23, 2023), the court, inter alia, affirmed the summary judgment dismissal of plaintiff’s retaliation asserted pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This decision illustrates that a retaliation claim will be undermined where…

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In a recent decision, Cummings v. Premier Rehab Keller, P.L.L.C., 142 S.Ct. 1562 (U.S. April 28, 2022), the U.S. Supreme Court held that emotional distress damages are not recoverable under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 or the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), which Congress enacted under the Constitution’s “Spending Clause” (U.S. Constitution, Article…

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