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DC Circ. Revives Ex-DOD Professor's Age Bias Suit

Law360 (August 10, 2018, 4:39 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit on Friday upended the U.S. Department of Defense’s win over claims by a former National Defense University professor that he was illegally fired because he was too old, saying there was enough competing evidence for a jury to decide whether the firing was lawful.

A unanimous three-judge panel reversed a 2016 ruling by U.S. District Judge Amit Priyavadan Mehta that awarded the DOD summary judgment over an Age Discrimination in Employment Act suit brought by Brett Steele, who was fired from his job...
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Case Information

Case Title

Brett Steele v. Ashton Carter

Case Number



Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

2442 Jobs

Date Filed

August 17, 2016

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