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Representing Plaintiffs in Title VII Actions, Fourth Edition

By Robert E. McKnight
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Representing Plaintiffs in Title VII Actions Online offers you a wide array of legal tools for mastering the basic theories, case management methods, discriminatory practices, class actions, dispositions, and remedies in this vital area of the law. Written in clear, concise language, this unique resource includes a wealth of updated information on Title VII cases, including:

  • Summary judgment
  • A greatly expanded discussion of jury trials
  • A groundbreaking chapter on religious discrimination
  • A section on race and national origin
  • An important chapter on choice of forum
  • An expanded discussion of sexual harassment litigation with an explanation of new decisions from the Supreme Court
  • Extensive analysis of damages and the preserving of damage awards
  • And more.

Representing Plaintiffs in Title VII Actions also discusses and analyzes cases that illustrate the use of expert witnesses, showing you how to prepare and present those witnesses to your best advantage. Representing Plaintiffs in Title VII Actions allows you to acquire the expertise you need to build and win your Title VII case.

Last Updated 12/14/2017
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
ISBN 9781454857969
SKU 10045156-7777
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
SKU 000000000010028139
Table of Contents

PART I - PROHIBITED & PERMITTED PRACTICES

Chapter 1. DISPARATE TREATMENT BY EMPLOYERS, “BECAUSE OF” ANIMUS

  • 1.01 Introduction
  • 1.02 Indirect Evidence and Genuine Issues: The McDonnell Douglas Approach
  • 1.03 Direct Evidence and Genuine Issues
  • 1.04 The Seventh Circuit’s Approach

Chapter 2. DISPARATE TREATMENT BY EMPLOYER, “MOTIVATED BY” ANIMUS

  • 2.01 Genuine Issues and Motivating Factor Causation
  • 2.02 Remedies, Including Attorney’s Fees and Costs

Chapter 3. HARASSMENT

  • 3.01 Introduction
  • 3.02 Elements of a Title VII Harassment Claim
  • 3.03 Basis for Liability

Chapter 4. RETALIATION

  • 4.01 Introduction
  • 4.02 Retaliation Analyzed in the McDonnell Douglas Mode
  • 4.03 Not McDonnell Douglas: Proof of Retaliation by Direct Evidence
  • 4.04 The Seventh Circuit’s Approach
  • 4.05 EEOC Charge Filing in Retaliation Cases
  • 4.06 Other Federal Retaliation Remedies

Chapter 5. FAILURE TO PROVIDE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION TO A RELIGIOUS BELIEF

  • 5.01 Failure to Provide Reasonable Accommodation to a Religious Belief

Chapter 6. DISPARATE IMPACT

  • 6.01 Introduction
  • 6.02 Disparate Impact Details
  • 6.03 Other Issues

Chapter 7. ADDITIONAL PROHIBITED PRACTICES, AND PERMITTED PRACTICES

  • 7.01 Additional Prohibited Practices and Permitted Practices

PART II - PRE-LITIGATION CHARGE FILING

Chapter 8. PROTECTED CHARACTERISTICS

  • 8.01 Introduction
  • 8.02 Race and Color
  • 8.03 National Origin
  • 8.04 Religion
  • 8.05 Sex
  • 8.06 “Plus” Discrimination

Chapter 9. CHARGING PARTIES AND RESPONDENTS

  • 9.01 Charging Parties and Respondents

Chapter 10. CHARGE FILING THROUGH RIGHT-TO-SUE LETTERS

  • 10.01 Timeliness of an EEOC Charge
  • 10.02 Administrative Adequacy of an EEOC Charge
  • 10.03 Charge Investigation, and Charging Party’s Cooperation
  • 10.04 Charge Conciliation
  • 10.05 Right-to-Sue Letters

Chapter 11. CASE SELECTION, RETAINERS, AND INFORMAL INVESTIGATION

  • 11.01 Case—and—Client—Selection Considerations
  • 11.02 Investigating the Case

PART III - LITIGATION

Chapter 12. GETTING THE CASE INTO COURT

  • 12.01 Issues that the EEOC May Have Considered Previously
  • 12.02 Timely Filing of Suit
  • 12.03 Aligning the Lawsuit with the Charge: Exhaustion of EEOC Remedies
  • 12.04 Other Variables Before and During Litigation

Chapter 13. DISCOVERY AND ADMISSIBILITY

  • 13.01 Defendant’s Discovery of Records from Plaintiff’s Earlier, Later, and Current Employers
  • 13.02 Other Evidence Relating to Liability
  • 13.03 Other Evidence Relating to Damages
  • 13.04 Miscellaneous

Chapter 14. DISPOSITIVE MOTIONS

  • 14.01 Dispositive Motions

Chapter 15. JURY INSTRUCTIONS AND OTHER JURY ISSUES

  • 15.01 Jury Questions in Title VII Cases
  • 15.02 Jury Selection
  • 15.03 Closing Arguments
  • Appendix A Sample Jury Questionnaire

PART IV - SPECIAL LITIGATION CONTEXTS

Chapter 16. FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

  • 16.01 Title VII Coverage and Administrative Exhaustion
  • 16.02 Suit Filing by Federal Employees

Chapter 17. CLASS ACTIONS, INCLUDING PATTERN-OR-PRACTICE EVIDENCE

  • 17.01 Class Actions: Initial Considerations
  • 17.02 Class Certification
  • 17.03 Liability
  • 17.04 Remedies

PART V - REMEDIES

Chapter 18. REMEDIES: DAMAGES AND INJUNCTIONS

  • 18.01 Introduction
  • 18.02 Equitable Relief
  • 18.03 Compensatory and Punitive Damages
  • 18.04 Remedies in Motivating Factor and Disparate Impact Cases
  • 18.05 Interest
  • 18.06 Taxability of Remedies

Chapter 19. FEES AND COSTS

  • 19.01 Prevailing Party
  • 19.02 Setting a Fee Award
  • 19.03 Setting a Cost Award
  • 19.04 Procedural Considerations
  • 19.05 Sanctions

Table of Cases
Table of Statutes and Rules
Index

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