High Court Won't Hear 'Me Too' Evidence Case

Law360, New York (January 10, 2011, 1:58 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request for clarification of the admissibility of so-called me too evidence of workplace discrimination in a case involving the termination of a black employee of BP North America Pipelines Inc.

The high court on Monday denied the petition for writ of certiorari in the case by Billy Ray Tratree, who claimed his position at BP was eliminated three months before he was eligible for retirement benefits.

Tratree's suit alleged that he was the victim of racial discrimination, and that...
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