Christiansburg Garment Co. v. EEOC

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In Christiansburg Garment Co. v. EEOC, 434 U.S. 412 (1978), the U.S. Supreme Court established a very high requirement before a court may award attorneys' fees to a prevailing Title VII defendant. The Court required a finding that the lawsuit was "frivolous, unreasonable, or without foundation, even though not brought in subjective bad faith." Id. at 421.

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