Nassar Doesn't Alter Standards For ADA Claims, Judge Says

Law360, New York (October 17, 2013, 3:44 PM EDT) -- The Oregon federal judge overseeing a former professor's discrimination lawsuit against Eastern Oregon University held Tuesday that the Supreme Court's recent ruling heightening the standard for proving Title VII retaliation claims doesn't change the standards for Americans With Disabilities Act claims.

With the jury trial in former EOU faculty member Rosemary Siring's suit accusing the university of taking action against her based on her age and a perception that she suffered from the disability of alcoholism ongoing, U.S. District Judge Michael H. Simon concluded that the...
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