4th Circuit Vacates Decision For FBI Trainee Who Flunked Due To 1 Push-Up

(January 12, 2016, 2:09 PM EST) -- RICHMOND, Va. — A trial court erred when it found that gender-specific physical fitness requirements for FBI trainees violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in the case of a male trainee who failed to graduate from the FBI Academy due to missing the physical test cut-off by one push-up, the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Jan. 11 (Jay J. Bauer v. Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General, Department of Justice, No. 14-2323, 4th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 379).

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