May 2008

Pity the poor lawyer-blogger. I've been awash in actual law practice (for the past week, it's been wrestling with a TRO) and things pile up. Here's my attempt to make good: a nice arcane federal employee case from the Fourth Circuit and a plaintiff win in an ADA...

The Eighth Circuit stumbles in reading its own case law on Title VII retaliation, while the Sixth Circuit carries on a serious debate about the issue preclusive effect of a labor arbitration in an Americans With Disabilities Act case.Van Horn v. Best Buy Stores, No....

Update 5/27/08 6:49 pm:  Nina Totenburg's story (I am quoted at the tail-end)The plaintiffs' bar has done alright for itself so far this term in the Supreme Court:  a positive decision in Federal Express Corporation v. Paul Holowecki, No. 06-1322 (U.S. Feb. 27, 2008),...