Week 4 - Discussion 1

Week 4 - Discussion 1 - Discuss how the majority...

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Unformatted text preview: Discuss how the majority distinguished Vickers claim from the plaintiff in the Price-Waterhouse case. The majority distinguished Vickers claim from the plaintiff in the Price-Waterhouse case as follows: All defendants-Apelles filed a joint motion for judgment on the pleadings pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(c) on or about January 21, 2004. On May 5, 2004, the district court granted defendants- appellees' motion on the federal claims pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(c) and declined to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over Vickers' state law claims. The district court granted the motion based on the fact that Title VII does not protect individuals from discrimination based on sexual orientation and that Supreme Court and Sixth Circuit case law do not recognize Vickers' claims of harassment based on being perceived as homosexual as violations of Title VII. Vickers filed a timely notice of appeal.on being perceived as homosexual as violations of Title VII....
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