High Court To Hear Case Over Fired Fiance

Law360, New York (June 29, 2010, 12:54 PM EDT) -- Rejecting the advice of acting Solicitor General Neal K. Katyal, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to review a controversial case over whether fiances, friends and other people close to a co-worker who has complained of workplace discrimination are protected from termination or other forms of retaliation under federal law.

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court said it would take up Thompson v. North American Stainless LP, in spite of the fact the Office of the Solicitor General filed a brief in May arguing a petition for...
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