Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 23 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Ohio v. American Express Co. Beth Farmer has our preview.

Gross v. FBL Financial Services, Inc.

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-441 8th Cir. Mar 31, 2009
Tr.
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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