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Ames v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company

Petition for certiorari denied on January 12, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-355 8th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: (1) Whether, in a constructive discharge case, the plaintiff must also prove, in addition to proving that discrimination created conditions so intolerable that a reasonable person would have felt compelled to resign, that the employer acted with the intent of forcing the plaintiff to resign; and (2) whether, in a constructive discharge case, the plaintiff must also prove that before resigning he or she complained sufficiently to the employer about the discrimination.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 24 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 27, 2014)
Oct 8 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 26, 2014.
Nov 26 2014Brief of respondents Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 4 2014Reply of petitioner Angela Ames filed.
Dec 10 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 9, 2015.
Jan 12 2015Petition DENIED.