Top Court Mulls Me-Too Evidence In Age Bias Suit

Law360, New York (November 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Several U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared unpersuaded by an appellate court's ruling that evidence of co-workers has probative value in a case involving a Sprint worker and the thorny issue of me-too witnesses in employment discrimination cases.

The Tenth Circuit ruled that federal courts must admit evidence of similar bias from a plaintiff's co-workers. That ruling is in conflict with four other circuits that have considered the evidence wholly irrelevant.

The appeals court ruled that a lower court had erred by excluding the me-too...
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