High Court Won't Hear Baxter Mixed-Motive Bias Case

Law360, New York (May 18, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected Baxter Healthcare Corp.'s bid to challenge an appeals court decision that held that a Title VII plaintiff need only show evidence of an adverse employment action for which a Title VII-protected characteristic was one of the motivating factors to survive a motion for summary judgment.

The nation's highest court denied Baxter's petition for a writ of certiorari on Monday.

In July, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit breathed new life into Todd A. White's claims that Baxter...
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