6th Circ. Grills EEOC On Expert In Kaplan Credit Check Suit

Law360, New York (March 20, 2014, 9:56 PM EDT) -- During oral arguments Thursday in the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's appeal of the dismissal of its race bias suit over Kaplan Inc.'s use of credit checks in hiring, Sixth Circuit judges grilled the agency's attorney on the reliability of an expert whose testimony the EEOC claims was wrongly excluded.

The EEOC's Kate M. Northrup argued that an Ohio federal court wrongly dismissed the expert's testimony in its decision to grant summary judgment to the test prep company in the agency's suit alleging its use of...
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