Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson
Case Background, The Application Of Title Vii, Related Cases, How Sexual Harassment Is Determined
Meritor Savings Bank
That the Civil Rights Act of 1964 limits discrimination in the workplace to that which results in economic injury.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
F. Robert Troll, Jr.
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Patricia J. Barry
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, William J. Brennan, Jr., Warren E. Burger, Thurgood Marshall, Sandra Day O'Connor, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., William H. Rehnquist (writing for the Court), John Paul Stevens, Byron R. White
Date of Decision
19 June 1986
The decision of the court of appeals was affirmed and remanded.
The case of Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson raised many important questions about the issues of sexual harassment in the workplace, as pertaining to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, under Title VII.
The difficult issues concerning sexual harassment in the workplace continue to be debated and contested in the courts, as evidenced by the large number of cases citing Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson: nine Supreme Court cases, and about 100 cases in the circuit courts. It is certain that sexual discrimination remains a serious problem for many Americans.
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