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Tolbert v. Smith, 14-1012

In a case brought by an African American former teacher alleging defamation, discrimination, and hostile work environment, in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. section 2000e et seq., the New York State Human Rights Law, 25 N.Y. Exec. Law section 296 et seq., and 42 U.S.C. section 1981, the district court's grant of summary judgment dismissing the case is: 1) vacated as to the judgment dismissing the discrimination claims and remanded as to those claims for further proceedings; but 2) otherwise affirmed.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/24/2015
  • Published 06/24/2015


  • Koeltl


  • United States Second Circuit


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