“Lies, D*mned Lies, and Statistics”: Fourth Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment Against EEOC On Background Check Lawsuit Based Upon Faulty Statistical Analysis

“Lies, D*mned Lies, and Statistics”: Fourth Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment Against EEOC On Background Check Lawsuit Based Upon Faulty Statistical Analysis

We’ve written before on the questionable statistics used by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in other cases, and a recent court of appeals case involving background checks suggests that the EEOC is continuing to use such methods despite scathing criticism from courts.

Sixth Circuit: Spraying Naked Pretrial Detainees in Front of Bystanders May Violate Fourth Amendment

By | 6th Circuit Appellate Blog | November 18, 2014
Sixth Circuit: Spraying Naked Pretrial Detainees in Front of Bystanders May Violate Fourth Amendment

A Sixth Circuit panel unanimously held last week in Williams v. City of Cleveland that pretrial detainees forced to “undress in the presence of other detainees and to have their naked genitals sprayed with delousing solution” stated a viable claim under § 1983 and the Fourth Amendment.