MANDELL v. THE COUNTY OF SUFFOLK, 01-7729
Dismissal of Title VII claims is reversed where based on evidence submitted in support of plaintiff's prima facie case and on evidence of pretext, a reasonable juror could find that defendants' decisions not to promote plaintiff were motivated by religious discrimination. A First Amendment retaliation claim was also improperly dismissed.
- Argued 03/07/2002
- Decided 01/17/2003
- Published 01/17/2003
CARDAMONE, Circuit Judge., Before: CARDAMONE, F.I. PARKER, and B.D. PARKER, Circuit Judges.
United States Second Circuit
Alan Polsky, Bohemia, New York, for Plaintiff-Appellant.
Diane L. Beckmann, Assistant County Attorney, Hauppauge, New York (Robert J. Cimino, Suffolk County Attorney, Hauppauge, New York, of counsel), for Defendants-Appellees.