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Staub v. Proctor Hospital

Docket No.: 09-400
Certiorari Granted: 04/19/10
Argued: November 2, 2010
Decided: 03/01/11

Topics:

ADA, ADEA, Title VII, adverse employment action, harmless error, protected activities, willfulness

PartyNames: Vincent E. Staub v. Proctor Hospital
Petitioner: Vincent E. Staub
Respondent: Proctor Hospital

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Citation: 560 F. 3d 647
Supreme Court Docket

Vincent E. Staub
v.
Proctor Hospital
Question Presented:

In what circumstances may an employer be held liable based on the unlawful intent of officials who caused or influenced but did not make the ultimate employment decision?

Question:

Can an employer be found liable for the discriminatory acts of supervisors, who do not themselves, make employment decisions but do influence the employment decision-makers?

Note:

JUSTICE KAGAN TOOK NO PART

Staub v. Proctor Hospital
ORAL ARGUMENT

11/02/10

Listen to Oral Argument in Staub v. Proctor Hospital
Holding: reversed and remanded
Vote: 8-0
Recused: J.,
Opinion By:

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Staub v. Proctor Hospital
Case Documents

1Staub v. Proctor Hospital Oral Argument Audio
2Opinion in Staub v. Proctor Hospital
3Staub v. Proctor Hospital Oral Argument Transcript (HTML)
4Staub v. Proctor Hospital Oral Argument Audio
5Opinion in Staub v. Proctor Hospital
6Staub v. Proctor Hospital Oral Argument Transcript (HTML)
Additional documents for this case are pending review.