High Court Declines To Hear Case Against Senator

Law360, New York (May 22, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Supreme Court Monday declined to hear an appeal that sought to dismiss a rare employment discrimination suit against a former United States senator.

The Court's action has the consequence of permitting the lawsuit to go forward.

Brad Hanson is suing former Senator Mark Dayton (D-Minn.), charging Dayton and his office with unlawfully firing him after he informed them he would need to take time off to receive an operation for his cardiac arrythmia.

The case is unusual in that it was filed under the Congressional...
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