Justices Question EEOC Bid To Skirt Fees In CRST Bias Case
Law360, New York (March 28, 2016, 8:13 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court expressed doubt on Monday that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission should avoid having to pay about $4.7 million in attorneys’ fees in an unsuccessful sexual harassment case against a trucking company.
During oral arguments, the justices quizzed U.S. Department of Justice attorney Brian Fletcher, who argued the case on behalf of the EEOC, over whether the agency should ever be on the hook for fees in cases, such as the instant suit it filed against CRST Van Expedited Inc., where it didn’t adequately meet its presuit obligations.
Under questioning from Chief Justice John Roberts, Fletcher argued...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!