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Causation In Retaliation Claims: Conflict Between The Prima Facie Case And The Plaintiff's Ultimate Burden Of Pretext, Rhea Gertken Jan 2003

Causation In Retaliation Claims: Conflict Between The Prima Facie Case And The Plaintiff's Ultimate Burden Of Pretext, Rhea Gertken

Washington University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Reputation And Character In Defamation Actions, Charles W. Ehrhardt Jan 1986

Reputation And Character In Defamation Actions, Charles W. Ehrhardt

Washington University Law Review

This Article will focus on a number of evidentiary issues relating to the plaintiff's reputation and character which arise in light of Gertz and Dun & Bradstreet. Although a public-issue plaintiff must show actual injury, there has been little attention given to modem evidentiary techniques available to either party to accurately show whether any injury occurred. In addition to discussing these methods, this Article recommends the use of public opinion surveys as a technique for determining the fact, and measuring the extent, of any reputational damage. Although damages for emotional suffering are recoverable under Gertz, this Article considers whether a ...


Product Liability Litigation: Impact Of Federal Rule Of Evidence 404(B) Upon Admissibility Standards Of Prior Accident Evidence, Gail A. Randall Jan 1983

Product Liability Litigation: Impact Of Federal Rule Of Evidence 404(B) Upon Admissibility Standards Of Prior Accident Evidence, Gail A. Randall

Washington University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Circumstantial Evidence In Strict Products Liability Actions, Lindsay V. Mcdonnell Douglas Aircraft Corporation, 460 F.2d 631 (8th Cir. 1972) Jan 1972

Circumstantial Evidence In Strict Products Liability Actions, Lindsay V. Mcdonnell Douglas Aircraft Corporation, 460 F.2d 631 (8th Cir. 1972)

Washington University Law Review

No abstract provided.