Piscataway Township Board of Education v. Taxman
Significance, Taxman Fights Dismissal On Racial Grounds, Court Of Appeals Ruling, Dissent And Aftermath
Picataway Township Board of Education
That the Piscataway Board of Education's decision to dismiss a white teacher in order to keep a comparably qualified African American teacher on staff was valid under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
David B. Rubin
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Stephen E. Klausner
Justices for the Court
Samuel A. Alito, Jr., Edward R. Becker, Robert E. Cowen, Morton I. Greenberg, Carol Los Mansmann (writing for the Court), Richard Lowell Nygaard, Jane R. Roth, H. Lee Sarokin, Walter K. Stapleton
Timothy K. Lewis, Theodore Alexander McKee, Anthony J. Scirica, Dolores K. Sloviter
Date of Decision
14 May 1996
Piscataway Board of Education's action in dismissing Taxman was held to be a violation of her civil rights.
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