October 2009

The Seventh Circuit reverses summary judgment in an ADA reasonable accommodation case involving a school teacher with seasonal affective disorder, but with a disquieting concurring opinion. The Second Circuit, in a public accommodations case brought under the...

Two unpublished opinions from the Second Circuit this week bring the EEOC Appellate Division another victory, and bring down the curtain on an aging ADEA case by a clergyman that had previously been the subject of another, widely-publicized appellate decision, Hankins...

Amicus support helped two plaintiffs in the Fourth and Seventh Circuits today win reversals of summary judgment (and, in one case, reversal of sanctions and a reassignment of the district court judge).Brunker v. Schwan's Home Service, Inc., No. 07-3183 (7th Cir. Oct....

The Ninth Circuit holds that the anti-retaliation provisions of § 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act apply to a school teacher who advocates for disabled students. The Second Circuit tosses summary judgment...