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247 F.3d 1091 *; 2001 U.S. App. LEXIS 7429 **; 2001 Colo. J. C.A.R. 2056
PAULA DARLENE HAMPTON, Plaintiff, DEMETRIA COOPER, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. DILLARD DEPARTMENT STORES, INC., Defendant-Appellee, LAWYERS' COMMITTEE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS UNDER LAW, Amicus Curiae. PAULA DARLENE HAMPTON, Plaintiff-Appellee, DEMETRIA COOPER, Plaintiff, v. DILLARD DEPARTMENT STORES, INC., Defendant-Appellant, LAWYERS' COMMITTEE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS UNDER LAW, Amicus Curiae. PAULA DARLENE HAMPTON, Plaintiff-Appellee, DEMETRIA COOPER, Plaintiff, v. DILLARD DEPARTMENT STORES, INC., Defendant-Appellant.
Subsequent History: [**1] Certiorari Denied February 19, 2002, Reported at: 2002 U.S. LEXIS 698.
Prior History: APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS. (D.C. No. 97-CV-2182-KHV). D.C. Judge Kathryn H. Vratil.
Disposition: Dillard's motions for judgment as a matter of law and new trial AFFIRMED; district court's award of compensatory and punitive damages AFFIRMED; district court's grant of summary dismissing Cooper's claims AFFIRMED; district court's award of attorney's fees to Hampton AFFIRMED.
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