In 2013, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar. That case raised the question of whether Title VII’s retaliation provision required the plaintiff to establish “but for” cause. 376 more words
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Modern statistics is a relatively new scientific discipline having only emerged in the last 150 years. Although still a young science, it has revolutionized scientific research, business, government, and society in general. 566 more words
For Corey. From an email sent on March 19, 2015.
Does free will exist? Before answering this question, we should first clarify what we mean by “free will.” Plausibly, one might claim that an action is “free” whenever it is true (all other facts holding constant) that the acting agent could’ve acted differently. 675 more words
Gross introduced many problems and questions into discrimination law. Even though Title VII and the ADEA use the exact same “because of” language, this language now means one thing for Title VII discrimination claims and has a different meaning for ADEA claims. 283 more words