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Jefferson v. Ingersoll International
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
195 F.3d 894 (1999)
Missey Jefferson (plaintiff) brought a class-action suit against Ingersoll International, Inc. (Ingersoll) (defendant). The suit alleged that Ingersoll racially discriminated against job applicants in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII). Further, the class members sought both injunctive relief and monetary damages. The district court issued an order certifying the class under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(b)(2). Ingersoll appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Easterbrook, J.)
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