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Trustees of Health and Hospitals of the City of Boston v. Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination

Docket #SJC-09811
Date April 5, 2007
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JusticesMarshall, C.J., Greaney, Ireland, Spina, Cowin, Cordy, JJ.
SummaryAdministrative law, Judicial review, Agency's interpretation of statute, Substantial evidence. Anti-discrimination law, Termination of employment, Prima facie case, Attorney's fees. Employment, Discrimination, Termination. Damages, Attorney's fees. Practice, Civil, Attorney's fees, Appeal.
Appealed FromSuffolk Superior Court, Justice Thomas E. Connolly
Counsel for Appellant
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination:  Martin S. Ebel
Coney:  Anne L. Josephson, Marc L. Breakstone
Higginbottom:   Kelly M. Bonnevie
Counsel for Appellee
Trustees of Health and Hospitals of the City of Boston:  Christine M. Hayes, John M. Townsend, Fatema Fazendeiro
Amici CuriaeAmerican Civil Liberties Union (ACLU); Black Women Attorneys; Greater Boston Civil Rights Coalition; Jewish Alliance for Law and Civil Action; Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law of the Boston Bar Association; Massachusetts Lesbian and Gay Bar Association; National Employment Lawyers' Association; National Lawyers Guild

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