Golden Berry's Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Lawsuit


January 19, 2023

In April 2020 a lower court in Monroe, LA overstepped when denying Berry's wrongful termination and retaliation claim against the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office. Berry appealed this decision, and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the ruling of the lower court in favor of Berry. This now gives Berry the opportunity to prove his case in court with a jury trial. The Fifth Circuit Court Of Appeals cited several inconsistencies to arrive at their decision. (1) Timing in which Berry was fired versus when he filed his initial complaint with EEOC. (2) Shifting/changing reasons for termi...

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