The rules of evidence (FRE 704) allow opinion testimony in civil cases, whether lay or expert, to embrace the ultimate issue in a case. (See Westfield Ins. Co. v. JCPenney 466 F. Supp. 2d 1086, 2006 (W.D. Wis). But it is discretionary and there are limits. For... Read Post
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the week of April 9, 2018, that an employer cannot justify a pay difference between male and female employees performing equal work based on prior salary. Rizo v. Yovino. (2018). This is a significant decision that could... Read Post
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