Applying the Doctrine of Collateral Estoppel

Applying the Doctrine of Collateral EstoppelRoth v. County of Nassau, United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, Index#18-966-cv, Summary orderRulings by summary order do not have precedential effect.Craig Roth appealed the federal district court's granting summary judgment dismissing his claims that Nassau County had subjected him to unlawful discrimination after finding that Roth was collaterally estopped from asserting his discrimination claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL). The Second Circuit Circuit Court of Appeals said that it: 1. reviews a district court’s grant of summary judgment de novo and that the judgment may be affirmed on any ground fairly supported by the record;2. in reviewing a district court’s application of the doctrine of collateral estoppel de novo, the Second Circuit accepts "all factual findings of the district court unless clearly erroneous; and3. under New…

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