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Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect the Court to issue orders from the October 31 Conference; we do not expect the Justices to issue any decisions on the merits.
Our list of "Petitions to watch for that Conference is here.

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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