Law360 (Jun 28, 2021, 7:51 p.m. EDT) – The Eleventh Circuit has declined to reanimate a lawsuit by a former Broward County Sheriff’s Office who said she was discriminated against for treating her son with asthma had to. Judgment that the Florida Civil Rights Act does not support an “associated discrimination” claim.
A three-judge panel of the appeals court on Friday denied Carolina Matamoros’ motion to liberally interpret the law to include a provision discriminating against associations, saying it was beyond the powers of a federal court.
Matamoros had referred to the Americans With Disabilities Act, which specifically …
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