Debord v. Mercy Health System of Kansas, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on May 27, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-1118 10th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether Section 704(a) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits retaliation against a worker because of the worker’s statements: (1) only when the statements are made to the worker’s own employer or to federal or state anti-discrimination agencies (the rule in the Tenth and Fourth Circuits), or (2) also when the worker’s statements are made to any other person (the rule in the First, Second, Third, Fifth, Sixth and Ninth Circuits).

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DateProceedings and Orders
Mar 13 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 17, 2014)
Apr 16 2014Brief of respondent Mercy Health System of Kansas, Inc. in opposition filed.
Apr 29 2014Reply of petitioner Sara C. Debord filed.
May 6 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 22, 2014.
May 27 2014Petition DENIED.
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