Forced to Translate

A federal court in Illinois ruled that a former corrections officer may pursue race discrimination claims against a county. The man says he was directed to serve as a Spanish translator, while working as a corrections officer, without receiving extra pay and was subjected to racial slurs from colleagues because he refused to continue acting as a translator.

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Georgetown Panel Assesses Upcoming Supreme Court Term

Gearing up for the long-awaited return of U.S. Supreme Court hearings, a panel at Georgetown Law highlighted two employment discrimination suits involving fired gay men as possible tough sells for Chief Justice John Roberts when the October term kicks off next month.

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