2nd Circ. Asks NY High Court For Guidance On Bias Suit

Law360, New York (August 8, 2011, 3:40 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit sought advice from the New York Court of Appeals on Friday, asking whether a plaintiff is blocked from pursuing discrimination claims in federal court if a New York state appeals court has already dismissed a similar suit by the plaintiff as untimely.

In a request handed down Friday, the Second Circuit asked the highest court in New York state for assistance on the matter, noting that no New York state court seems to have grappled with the issue of whether a dismissal by...
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