Testimony On Sign Language Communication Allowed In Employee Discrimination Case
(December 2, 2015, 1:22 PM EST) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In an employee discrimination case alleging violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a psychologist may testify on a woman’s functional ability to communicate in American Sign Language (ASL) and in English, a California federal judge ruled Nov. 25 (United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Placer Arc d/b/a Placer Advocacy Resources & Choices, No. 13-0577, E.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 159585).
(Order available. Document #30-151211-034R.)
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