James Damore alongside attorney Harmeet Dhillon on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. Photo: Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group via Getty Images
Catch up quick: Damore was fired after filing a lawsuit against Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men. He also claimed that tech's gender gap exists in part because men are "biologically" better suited for the work — which has been contested by experts.
Details: The case analysis states that the court "has doubts regarding the viability" of labeling conservatives as a "political subclass" that can be identified under the law. Damore's full lawsuit accuses Google of discrimination against conservative white men and Asians, per the Verge.
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