9th Circuit Reverses Dismissal Of Bias Suit Based On Bankruptcy Filing

9th Circuit Reverses Dismissal Of Bias Suit Based On Bankruptcy Filing

HONOLULU - A Hawaii federal court applied the incorrect legal standard in an employee's bias suit when it granted summary judgment to the employer based on the plaintiff's failure to list her discrimination action in a bankruptcy filing, a split Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled July 24 (Kathleen M. Ah Quin v. County of Kauai Department of Transportation, No. 10-16000, 9th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 15076).

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