11th Circ. Revives JC Penney Age Bias Case

Law360, New York (March 19, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has breathed new life into an age discrimination case a decorator filed against J.C. Penney Co. Inc., vacating a summary judgment ruling and sending the case back to a district court for further proceedings.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit handed down a short decision on Tuesday, saying disputed issues of material fact precluded summary judgment in the case decorator Judith Bunnell brought against J.C. Penney in 2007.

The parties didn't dispute that Bunnell had established a prima facie...
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