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Faragher v. City of Boca Raton

Docket No.: 97-282
Argued: March 25, 1998
Decided: June 26, 1998

Topics:

Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII, conditions of employment, retaliation, sex discrimination, stare decisis, terms and conditions of employment

Petitioner: Faragher
Respondent: City of Boca Raton

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT
Supreme Court Docket


524 U.S. 775 (1998)
Question:

May an employer be held liable under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 for the acts of an employee whose sexual harassment of subordinates has created a hostile work environment amounting to employment discrimination?

Faragher v. City of Boca Raton
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 25, 1998

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for Faragher, 2 vote(s) against
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