Here’s how local governments fared in the federal courts of appeals during the past week.
- McCardle v. Town of Dracut, No. 13-1044 (Oct. 9, 2013) (affirming summary judgment against teacher who had brought claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act).
- Jiminez v. City of Chicago, No. 12-2779 (Oct. 7, 2013) (affirming district court’s denial of City’s motion for a new trial and for judgment as matter of law based on alleged july-selection and evidentiary errors, in case where jury had awarded Jiminez $25 million in compensatory damages).