Law360 (January 31, 2020, 9:11 PM EST) — A Texas federal jury has shut down age and ethnicity discrimination claims brought by a part-time city prosecutor, a white man over 40, finding Thursday that the longtime moonlighter wasn’t actually an employee of the city.
Plaintiff Don High had worked for 23 years as a prosecutor in the Municipal Court of Wylie, Texas, as well as in private practice, before the city council declined to renew his contract in March 2018 after a year of increasing tensions with city decision-makers, according to court records.
High sued, claiming that a Latino prosecutor under 40 was treated better than he was, and…
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