Gross v. FBL Financial Services, Inc.
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Mar 31, 2009
|Jun 18, 2009||5-4||Thomas||OT 2008|
Issue: Whether a plaintiff must present direct evidence of discrimination in order to obtain a mixed-motive instruction in a non-Title VII discrimination case.
Judgment: Vacated and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas on June 18, 2009.
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Briefs and Documents
- Brief for Petitioner Jack Gross
- Brief for Respondent FBL Financial Services, Inc.
- Reply Brief for Petitioner Jack Gross
- Brief for AARP in Support of Petitioner
- Brief for The American Association for Justice in Support of Petitioner
- Brief for the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the Asian American Justice Center, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, the National Partnership for Women & Families, and the National Women's Law Centerin Support of Petitioner
- Brief for The National Employment Lawyers Association in Support of Petitioner
- Brief for The United States of America in Support of Petitioner
- Brief for Equal Employment Advisory Council in Support of Respondent
- Brief for National School Boards Association in Support of Respondent
- Brief for the National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center and Society for Human Resource Management in Support of Respondent
- Brief for the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America in Support of Respondent