Tag Archives: United States Supreme Court

Employment Law Update

In the second Title VII case of the day, the United States Supreme Court ruled that retaliation claims must be proved according to traditional principles of “but for” causation, not the lesser causation standards stated in the statute.  More specifically, … Continue reading
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Employment Law Update

The Supreme Court held today that an individual is a “supervisor” for Title VII purposes ONLY if he or she is empowered by the employer to take tangible employment actions against the victim such as hiring, firing, demotion, promotion, transfers or … Continue reading
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DBA 20th Annual Bench Bar Conference

On November 8, 2012, the Dayton Bar Association held its 20th Annual Bench Bar Conference.  This conference brings together attorneys and judges throughout the region for discussions of substantive law and professionalism. This year, the Bench and Bar were fortunate … Continue reading
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Filarsky v. Delia, No. 10-1018 (U.S. Apr. 17, 2012)

In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that private individuals temporarily retained to carry out government work are entitled to seek qualified immunity from suits brought under Section 1983.  Filarsky  v. Delia, No. 10-1018 (U.S. Apr. 17, … Continue reading
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