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Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc.

Docket No.: 96-568
Argued: December 3, 1997
Decided: March 4, 1998

Topics:

Civil Rights Act of 1964, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII, conditions of employment, disparate treatment, racial discrimination, sex discrimination

Petitioner: Oncale
Respondent: Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc.

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 83 F.3d 118
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


523 U.S. 75 (1998)
Question:

Does the prohibition against sex discrimination, set out in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, apply to same-sex sexual harassment?

Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc.
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 03, 1997

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Oncale, 0 vote(s) against
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