Medical Resident Case Appealed To Supreme Court

Law360, New York (October 30, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Lawyers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review an appeals court decision striking down a class action lawsuit against dozens of medical schools and teaching hospitals, alleging the plaintiffs conspired to depress medical students’ compensation.

The petition of writ of certiorari was filed Wednesday.

In June, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit affirmed that a federal statute implemented in April 2004 protected the National Resident Matching Program, which matches graduating medical students with medical residency programs, from the allegations. The...
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