By Claire M. Brueck, Esq., Associate, Saxon Gilmore & Carraway, P.A.

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently found that Title VII of the Civil Rights Acts prohibits sex discrimination and ruled in favor of a part-time job applicant who had been denied a full-time job because she is a lesbian. This ruling conflicts with a recent decision of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, on which we recently reported. Because of the split between circuits, this issue could come before the Supreme Court for resolution.

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