No. 21-10133.

42 F.4th 550 (2022)

Felesia HAMILTON; Tashara Caldwell; Brenda Johnson; Arrisha Knight; Jamesina Robinson; Debbie Stoxstell; Felicia Smith; Tameka Anderson-Jackson; Tammy Island, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. DALLAS COUNTY, doing business as Dallas County Sheriff's Department, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

FILED August 3, 2022.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jay D. Ellwanger , Ellwanger Law, L.L.L.P., Austin, TX, Madeline Meth , Brian Wolfman , Georgetown Law Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic, Washington, DC, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

Jason G. Schuette, Esq. , Assistant District Attorney, District Attorney's Office for the County of Dallas — Civil Division, Dallas, TX, for Defendant-Appellee.

Carolyn L. Wheeler , Katz, Marshall & Banks, L.L.P., Washington, DC, for Amici Curiae National Womens Law Center, American Civil Liberties Union, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Texas, A Better Balance, Atlanta Women for Equality.

Kyle Cedric Campbell , American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Office of the General Counsel, Washington, DC, for Amici Curiae American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Texas Correctional Employees Council, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Council 17.

Anna Marks Baldwin , Bonnie Ilene Robin-Vergeer , Senior Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Appellate Section, Washington, DC, for Amicus Curiae United States of America.

Before Higginbotham, Stewart, and Wilson, Circuit Judges.

Plaintiffs-Appellants appeal the district court's order granting Defendant-Appellee's motion to dismiss under Rule 12(b)(6). Because Plaintiffs-Appellants did not plead an adverse employment action, as required under this circuit's Title VII precedent, we AFFIRM.



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