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Vance v. Ball State University

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Case Term OT 2012
Category Other Cases
Question Presented Whether the Faragher and Ellerth “supervisor” liability rule (i) applies to harassment by those whom the employer vests with authority to direct and oversee their victim's daily work, or (ii) is limited to those harassers who have the power to “hire, fire, demote, promote, transfer, or discipline” their victim.
Lower Court's Decision The rule is limited to those who have the power to "hire, fire, demote, promote, transfer, or discipline" the victim.
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Outcome - Affirm

This case was decided on 23 June, 2013.

Roberts
Robertsaffirm
Scalia
Scaliaaffirm
Kennedy
Kennedyaffirm
Thomas
Thomasaffirm
Ginsburg
Ginsburgremand
Breyer
Breyerremand
Alito
Alitoaffirm
Sotomayor
Sotomayorremand
Kagan
Kaganremand