As the fallout from President Trump’s racist tweets gripped Washington and beyond, a Shipman & Goodwin employment-law partner hit Westlaw to examine court decisions in cases where judges confronted the language “go back to your country” arising in discrimination cases.

“This language has, rightly, been condemned. But I wondered—what does employment law have to say about this type of language in the private workplace context?” Shipman & Goodwin’s Daniel Schwartz wrote in a blog post. “Do courts find that this language can be used to find employment discrimination? As it turns out, courts have quite a bit to say.”

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]