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“Legitimate Reasons for Firing: Must They Honestly be Reasonable?”

This article discusses the split among the circuits regarding the standard and application of the "Honest Belief" defense. Should an employer's belief in its nondiscriminatory reason for its employment decisions merely be honestly held or must it also be objectively reasonable?

Rebecca Michaels, Legitimate Reasons for Firing: Must They Honestly be Reasonable?, 71 Fordham L. Rev. 2643 (2003)


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