Thompson v. N. Am. Stainless, LP, 2011 U.S. LEXIS 913 (Jan. 24, 2011)

LexisNexis Overview: Terminated employee who was fired three weeks after his fiancee filed a sex discrimination charge against their employer was well within the zone of interests sought to be protected by Title VII. Therefore, he was a person aggrieved with standing to sue pursuant to 42 U.S.C.S. § 2000e-5(f)(1).

Counsel: Eric Schnapper argued the cause for petitioner.

Leondra R. Kruger  argued the cause for the United States, as amicus curiae, by special leave of court.

Leigh Gross Latherow  argued the cause for respondent.

Judges: SCALIA, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which all other Members joined, except KAGAN , J., who took no part in the consideration or decision of the case. GINSBURG, J., filed a concurring opinion, in which BREYER, J., joined.

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