Justices Want US View On Supervisor Liability Under Title VII

Law360, New York (February 21, 2012, 3:19 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday asked for the federal government's input on a racial discrimination suit brought by a former Ball State University employee who is urging the high court to take her case to clarify the supervisor liability rule.

The high court invited U.S. Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr. to weigh in on former Ball State dining services employee Maetta Vance's allegations of a hostile work environment on account of her race, in which the Seventh Circuit in June affirmed a district court's...
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