High Court Asked To Clarify Use Of 'Me Too' Evidence

Law360, New York (November 16, 2010, 2:35 PM EST) -- A black man whose position with BP North America Pipelines Inc. was eliminated three months before he was eligible for retirement benefits has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court's decision to exclude evidence that his boss routinely fired black workers and encouraged a culture of discrimination.

The Supreme Court must clarify the admissibility of circumstantial evidence in discriminatory workplace claims — so-called me too evidence — which lower courts have interpreted in wildly different ways since the high court’s 2008 ruling in...
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