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Chauca v. Abraham, 15-1777

In an action brought under the New York City Human Rights Law, N.Y.C. Admin. Code section 8‐107(1)(a) challenging the district court's denial of plaintiff's request for a jury instruction concerning punitive damages for pregnancy discrimination, the following question is certified to the New York Court of Appeals: What is the standard for finding a defendant liable for punitive damages under the New York City Human Rights Law, N.Y.C. Admin. Code section 8‐502?

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2016/11/01

Judges

  • KATZMANN

Court

  • United States Second Circuit

Counsel