3rd Circ. Nixes Pa. City Employee's Sex Bias Appeal

Law360, New York (February 21, 2013, 9:06 PM EST) -- The Third Circuit found Thursday that dismissing a case post-trial could not be considered a sanction because dismissal at that stage does not deprive the parties of their day in court, tossing an Allentown employee's case accusing the Pennsylvania city of gender discrimination and harassment.

Tera Knoll's motion for a new trial against the city where she worked in the government's parks department had been dismissed after she failed to order a trial transcript or file a motion showing why she didn't need to, according to...
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