U.S. Supreme Court


LEGAL UPDATE: Shifting Jurisdictional Boundaries

Plaintiffs and companies alike may be impacted by shifting jurisdictional boundaries based on a recent Supreme Court decision. Read More


Supreme Court rules government entities can be sued for age bias

By Aaron Smith, Partner English, Lucas, Priest and Owsley The U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling this week that municipalities need to carefully consider in their hiring and firing practices. The ruling indicates that local and state governments are required to abide by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, which has been in place since 1967. The law was amended in 1974 to specify that it applies to public entities as well. Read More