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Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Brown v. Mississippi Department of Health

Petition for certiorari denied on October 6, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-1343 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether a court may increase a damage award under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to offset the negative tax liabilities a plaintiff will suffer for receiving back and future wages in one year compared to receiving them over several years.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 29 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 9, 2014)
Jun 9 2014Brief of respondent Mississippi Department of Health in opposition filed.
Jun 24 2014Reply of petitioner Albert Brown filed. (Distributed)
Jun 25 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.
Oct 6 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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