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Kuttner v. Zaruba, No. 14-3812 (7th Cir. Apr. 14, 2016)

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Limiting Plaintiff’s Discovery on Similarly Situated Employees Reasonable, Federal Court Finds

Jackson Lewis P.C. • May 01, 2016
Limiting a plaintiff’s pretrial discovery can be the key to defending an employment discrimination lawsuit. This point was aptly demonstrated in a federal appellate court ruling approving a district court’s denial of wide-ranging discovery and its summary judgment dismissal of an employee’s discrimination suit. Kuttner v. Zaruba, No. 14-3812 (7th Cir. Apr. 14, 2016). However, Judge Richard Posner’s dissent illustrates that judges have widely differing views on the scope of pretrial discovery in discrimination lawsuits.