7th Circ. Reopens Wal-Mart Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (July 17, 2013, 10:04 PM EDT) -- The Seventh Circuit on Tuesday revived a sex discrimination and retaliation suit an employee filed against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., rejecting the company's contention that the worker had missed her opportunity to appeal and that the court lacked jurisdiction over the case.

The three-judge panel shot down the big-box retailer's argument that a lower court's dismissal of Tara Luevano's suit was a final judgment that she failed to appeal, instead of a dismissal with leave to amend, saying Wal-Mart was attempting to prove court rules are different...
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