Tag: Supreme Court

Supreme Court Renders Age Discrimination Impossible To Prove

Many workers tend to believe that long tenure, a good work ethic and loyalty will be rewarded by their employer.  Instead of jumping ship, many have stayed at a particular company with the reliance that such allegiance will reap long term benefits. The Supreme Court just shattered such job security by making it more difficult for older workers to prove age discrimination. The Supreme Court in Gross v. FBL Financial Services, reversed... Read more »

Supreme Court Imposes Bias Rule for Judges

On June 8, 2009, the Supreme Court, ruled that elected judges must recuse themselves in cases where a person donated large sums of money to the judge for reelection. In the case of Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Company, a coal executive litigant spent approximately $3 Million Dollars to elect a Judge in the West Virginia Supreme Court who was also hearing the case. After the very... Read more »