Verdict for LAPD officers overturned because jury considered victim's race

While discrimination is generally wrong and unlawful, to prevail in an employment discrimination case, an employee must prove that her employer specifically discriminated against her because of her race or some other protected characteristic. The fact that an employer considered factors that may touch on issues such as race or relations with the broader community isn't unlawful as long as the employer doesn't treat the employee differently than other similarly situated employees. Read More...