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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

Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc.
Case Documents

1Opinion in Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc.
2Opinion in Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc.
Additional documents for this case are pending review.