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Employment: Sexual Discrimination-Attorney Fee Award-Frivolous Claims

The EEOC filed numerous charges of sexual discrimination against defendant. The district court initially awarded defendant attorneys’ fees and costs, which were reversed by the court when it ruled that dismissal did not constitute a ruling on the merits. The court concluded that a favorable ruling on the merits was not necessary for a defendant ...