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Harris v. City of Santa Monica, No. B199571

By FindLaw Staff on February 05, 2010 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In plaintiff's pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against a city for being fired as a city bus-driver, trial court's judgment in favor of plaintiff is reversed and remanded where: 1) instructional error with respect to a mixed-motive defense entitled defendant-city to retrial; and 2) the instructional error did not entitle the city to judgment notwithstanding the verdict because there was substantial evidence to support the jury's verdict for plaintiff.  

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Appellate Information

Filed February 4, 2010


Opinion by Judge Rubin

For Appellant:  Marsha Jones Moutrie, City Attorney, Joseph Lawrence, Assistant City Attorney, Carol Ann Rohr and Barbara Greenstein, Deputy City Attorneys

For Appellee:  Kokozian & Nourmand and Michael Nourmand

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