The United States District Court for the District of New Jersey has held that a white male is not a member of any class protected by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and may not invoke the protection of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's guidelines which require that any standardized test which serves as a basis for hiring by an employer must be job-related.
Mele v. United States Department of Justice, 395 F. Supp. 592 (D.N.J. 1975).
Joseph P. Caracappa,
Civil Rights Act of 1964 - Title VII - Affirmative Action in Hiring - Persons Protected,
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