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Crawford v. Nashville and Davidson County, TN

Docket No.: 06-1595
Certiorari Granted: Jan 18 2008
Argued: October 8, 2008
Decided: January 26, 2009

PartyNames: Vicky S. Crawford v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee
Petitioner: Vicky Crawford
Respondent: Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Vicky Crawford
v.
Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee
555 U.S. ____ (2009)
Question Presented:

Does the anti-retaliation provision of section 704(a) of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act protect a worker from being dismissed because she cooperated with her employer's internal investigation of sexual harassment?

Question:

Does the anti-retaliation provision of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act apply to employees fired for participating in an internal investigation of sexual harassment?

Note:

EXPEDITED BRIEFING SCHEDULE

Holding: judgment reversed and remanded
Vote: 9-0
Opinion By:
Read CRAWFORD V. NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN opinion (PDF)
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