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Carleton v. Commonwealth

Docket #SJC-09564
Date April 4, 2006
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JusticesMarshall, C.J., Greaney, Ireland, Spina, Sosman, Cordy, JJ.
SummaryEmployment, Discrimination. Anti-discrimination law, Handicap. Handicapped persons. Hearing-impaired person. Fire fighter, Hiring.
Appealed FromSuffolk Superior Court, Justice Elizabeth M. Fahey
Counsel for Appellant
Carleton:   Harold L. Lichten, Shannon Liss-Riordan
Counsel for Appellee
Commonwealth:   Robert L. Quinan, Jr.
City of Marlborough:  Mary A. Maslowski
Amici CuriaeMassachusetts Employment Lawyers Association; City of Everett; Town of Marion; Town of Plainville; Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination; City Solicitors and Town Counsel Association

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