Supreme Court To Hear Sprint Discrimination Case

Law360, New York (June 11, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear communications company Sprint Nextel Corp.'s appeal of an age discrimination case that could affect what evidence is allowed in employment trials.

A Sprint employee, Ellen Mendelsohn, originally filed a suit against the company in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas in 2003.

She said in her complaint that she had been fired because of her age. She lost her job at the age of 51 as part of a round of layoffs, but said that...
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