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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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