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Overruling the Jury: Duncan v. GMC and Appellate Treatment of Hostile Work Environment Judgments
Yale Law & Policy Review
  • Dara Purvis, Penn State Law
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Article
Publication Date
1-1-2006
Abstract
In 2002, the Eighth Circuit reversed a one million dollar jury award to the plaintiff in a sexual harassment suit against General Motors Corporation. This reversal demonstrates the danger of appellate review of such verdicts, limiting sexual harassment verdicts to the lowest common denominator in that circuit.
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This article was originally written as a student note.

Citation Information
Dara Purvis. "Overruling the Jury: Duncan v. GMC and Appellate Treatment of Hostile Work Environment Judgments" Yale Law & Policy Review Vol. 24 (2006) p. 485
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