The petition of the day is:

Vance v. Ball State University (Granted )

Docket: 11-556
Issue(s): Whether the “supervisor” liability rule established by Faragher v. City of Boca Raton and Burlington Industries, Inc. v. Ellerth (i) applies to harassment by those whom the employer vests with authority to direct and oversee their victim’s daily work, or (ii) is limited to those harassers who have the power to “hire, fire, demote, promote, transfer, or discipline” their victim.

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Recommended Citation: Kiera Flynn, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Nov. 17, 2011, 9:33 AM),