Justices Seem Split On Raising Bar For Retaliation Suits

Law360, New York (April 24, 2013, 7:12 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court seemed divided during oral arguments Wednesday over whether or not workers should be permitted to bring mixed-motive retaliation claims under Title VII, with the apparent split breaking down along the court's traditional liberal and conservative lines.

In its final oral argument before October, the high court heard arguments in the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center's appeal of a Fifth Circuit ruling upholding part of a jury verdict in favor of its former employee Dr. Naiel Nassar, a doctor of Middle Eastern...
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