Monday, June 26, 2006

You can't defeat a motion for summary judgment with pinprick objections

In a case decided Friday by the Fourth Circuit, called Hux v. City of Newport News, Judge Wilkinson wrote that the plaintiff's "suggestion that summary judgment is precluded by pinprick objections to an employer’s non-discriminatory justification would place routine personnel decisions in judicial hands," and therefore summary judgment against the plaintiff was affirmed.

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