U.S. Supreme Court: Party May Prevail Without A Favorable Ruling

Mealey's (May 19, 2016, 12:24 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A party to a litigation may prevail even without a favorable ruling on the merits, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled May 19; however, the high court left it to the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to determine in the first instance whether the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission must pay attorney fees to CRST Van Expedited Inc. after losing its gender bias suit against the employer (CRST Van Expedited, Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, No. 14-1375, U.S. Sup.; 2016 U.S. LEXIS...
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