United States Fifth Circuit

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LeMaire v. State of Louisiana, 05-31134

Summary judgment on an employee's claims against state employer of sexual harassment and retaliation under Title VII is affirmed in part and reversed where: 1) plaintiff created a genuine issue of material fact regarding whether or not allegedly harassing conversations took place; 2) certain retaliation issues were not properly raised for purposes of summary judgment; and 3) genuine issues of material fact remained regarding a claim that a two-day suspension was retaliatory.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/27/2007
  • Published 02/27/2007

Judges

  • PRADO, Circuit Judge:, Before BARKSDALE, DeMOSS and PRADO, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Joe Floyd Stevenson (argued), Stevenson Law Firm, Baton Rouge, LA, for LeMaire.

  • For Appellees:
  • Wendell C. Woods, Asst. Atty. Gen. (argued), Baton Rouge, LA, for Defendant-Appellee.