7th Circ. Lacked Jurisdiction In Age Bias Row, High Court Told

Law360, New York (August 8, 2013, 4:28 PM EDT) -- The Seventh Circuit's conclusion that state and local government workers can bypass the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and sue for age bias under the equal protection clause should be reversed due to a lack of jurisdiction, a group of law professors told the nation's highest court Monday.

The professors, led by Stephen Vladeck of the American University Washington College of Law, lodged an amicus brief in Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's challenge of an appeals court decision that went against several other circuits and said...
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