Attorneys Split On 3rd Circ.'s Tax Offset Ruling

Law360, New York (January 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit that prevailing workers in discrimination cases may be entitled to tax-offsetting awards has widened the split between federal appeals courts and stirred debate on the scope of a judge's discretion to make an aggrieved employee whole.

Lawyers are divided on the ramifications of the Third Circuit's precedent-setting opinion on Jan. 30, with some attorneys seeing the decision as narrow and case-specific and others slamming it as ill-conceived and ripe for U.S. Supreme Court...
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