Burnett v. City of Lakeland
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- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin;
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- the Civil Rights Act of 1991, which, among other things, provides monetary damages in cases of intentional employment discrimination.
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