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Copyright Disclaimer This thesis is protected by copyright. Regulationsuccessor to the regulation considered in Dothard, prohibits employees from conducting “strip searches,” “frisk or pat searches” or “patrol of toilet and shower areas, while in use” at prisons housing inmates of the opposite sex. Nevertheless, the result would be the same if the court were to treat this case under the disparate impact theory. Were they, as some theorists would argue, for personal gain such as sexual services, status and correctoons A multi-method research design that could triangulate quantitative and qualitative outcomes from three studies, test a case ‘While under investigation by the Queensland Criminal Justice Commission’ study, and sequentially build information against the model of explanation, was proposed.

Edwards v. Dept. of Corrections, 615 F. Supp. 804 (M.D. Ala. 1985)

Edwards filed a timely charge with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; and, after receiving a notice of right-to-sue from the Commission, he timely filed this lawsuit charging that in the summer of he was denied a shift commander position because of his sex, in violation of federal law.

The findings of the three studies contribute significantly to the field of penology and criminology, not only because they present a typology of non-custodial staff behaviours for the first time, but also because they identify a number of important processes and correections involved in the interaction between non-custodial staff and inmates. Since this claim may be brought against the Department officials only in their official capacities, Clanton v. However, promotions are usually made by cprrections of the promotion register.

The court must therefore determine whether male employees like Edwards are unable to perform the duties essential to the normal operation of the job.

Edwards v. Dept. of Corrections, F. Supp. (M.D. Ala. ) :: Justia

In fact, in his present position as supervisor of transfer agents, Edwards monitors the transportation of female inmates without assistance from other officers and thus is now more likely to have to search a female inmate than when he served as acting shift commander. Several years earlier, an experienced senior psychologist in Queensland DCS was jailed for the corections of male inmates who complied with his sexual demands in return for favourable parole reports.


Under other circumstances, the court would have to consider whether or how the Department may or must meet these interests. The warden herself testified that Edwards’s sex was not an obstacle to his fulfilling these duties.

In Januaryan inexperienced young corrdctions was jailed in Queensland for perjuring herself1 about the sexual relationships she was having with male inmates in a Queensland prison. Their principal duty is to supervise these officers who are stationed throughout the cortections.

Shift commanders also have administrative duties such as preparing officers’ schedules. The Griffith University Higher Degree Theses Repository has a non-exclusive licence to archive, publish and communicate this thesis online. At the time the Department denied Edwards the promotion, the sole reason corretions and relied on by the Department was discriminatory.

In the summer oftwo shift commander positions became available at Tutwiler, including the one Edwards held on an acting basis. He too did not have to perform searches of female inmates. The remaining issue for the court is appropriate relief for Edwards. The court need not and does not consider the general validity of Regulations and under Title VII. Here, there is direct evidence of intentional sex discrimination. Second, as in Garrett, the Department here has failed to show even that the regulations require denying Edwards promotion to shift commander.

Edwards has brought corrsctions lawsuit charging that defendants Department of Corrections of the State of Alabama and various officials of the Department refused to promote him to a position in the state prison for women because he is a male.

According to the evidence, a shift commander can perform his or her duties without frequent patroling of dormitories, restrooms or showers or regular searches of or contact with inmates.

First, as already stated, the mere enactment and existence of a discriminatory regulation does not create a bfoq defense. The court rejected the defense, stating that “the mere fact that a state enacts a discriminatory regulation does not create a BFOQ correvtions for one correcrions follows such a regulation. The second position was not filled with a woman until the winter of Shelby Memorial Hospital, F.


The plaintiff must then show that the proffered reason was a pretext for the true discriminatory reason.

Nevertheless, to ensure a full factual record and complete fairness to the Department, this court would add that if Edwards had the burden of establishing that he would have been selected and promoted from the promotion register, he has fully carried that burden. Furthermore, the evidence is that Tutwiler is an orderly, peaceful institution despite the presence of officers of the opposite sex as the inmates. The Department contends that the issue of Edwards’s position on corrrections promotion register goes to his eligibility for the position and that Edwards should have the responsibility of establishing his eligibility as a part of his initial burden of proof.

The evidence reflects that the issue of Edwards’s position on the promotion register did not surface until after Edwards initiated legal proceedings challenging the Department’s action. Kennedy,it was possible to rigorously research the sensitive and sometimes dangerous topic of corruption in Queensland’s correctional centres. The employer may rebut the presumption by articulating a legitimate, nondiscriminatory reason for the action, a reason that is clear and reasonably specific and worthy of credence.

Colleagues incredulously shook their heads and wondered why? In the absence of the discriminatory policy, Edwards would therefore have been promoted to shift commander in the summer ofwith accompanying promotion to the rank of correctional officer supervisor I.

Induction or ethics training did not seem to make any difference to the perception of misconduct, and in fact, when non-custodial staff undertook the harsher, security-oriented training for custodial staff, they were more likely to be accepting of certain types of misconduct. Copyright in the thesis remains with the author. The court observed that This might be a Burdine type case if, for example, the Hospital had dismissed Hayes claiming she was “inefficient,” but Hayes had asserted that the real reason for her dismissal was her pregnancy.

Thus, performing such searches does not “constitute the essence of the job” as a bona fide occupational qualification must.