University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar
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|Case Term||OT 2012|
|Question Presented||Whether the retaliation provision of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-2(a), and similarly worded statutes require a plaintiff to prove but-for causation (i.e., that an employer would not have taken an adverse employment action but for an improper motive), or instead require only proof that the employer had a mixed motive (i.e., that an improper motive was one of multiple reasons for the employment action).|
|Lower Court's Decision|
Outcome - Reverse
This case was decided on 23 June, 2013.