In plaintiff's gender discrimination action under Title VII against the police department, summary judgment for defendants is reversed and remanded as plaintiff, a patrol officer and a seventeen-year veteran with the department, had arguably superior qualification than the two successful applicants who received the promotions as detectives and produced other probative evidence of gender discrimination.
Argued: August 4, 2009
Decided and Filed: September 23, 2009
Opinion by Judge Moore
For Appellant: Richard I. Lippitt, Law Office of Richard I. Lippitt, PC of Milford, Michigan
For Appellee: Karen M. Daley, Cummings, McClorey, Davis & Acho, PLC, of Livonia, Michigan