LexisNexis Overview: Where a vice president fired an employee who was a
member of the United States Army Reserve, the employer was not entitled to
judgment as a matter of law regarding the "cat's paw" discrimination
claim under USERRA, because, inter alia, there was evidence that supervisors
were motivated by antimilitary animus and their actions were causal factors.
Counsel: Eric Schnapper argued the cause for petitioner.
Roy G. Davis argued the cause for respondent.
J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which ROBERTS, C. J., and KENNEDY,
GINSBURG, BREYER, and SOTOMAYOR, JJ., joined. ALITO, J., filed an opinion
concurring in the judgment, in which THOMAS, J., joined. KAGAN, J., took no
part in the consideration or decision of the case.
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