Selected Salient Evidentiary Issues in Employment Discrimination Cases

7 Pages Posted: 12 Jul 2010  

Lynn McLain

University of Baltimore - School of Law

Date Written: February 19, 2010

Abstract

This short paper was prepared as a handout for a presentation given for the ALI-ABA and Georgetown CLS, at Georgetown University Law Center. The major sections of the paper are as follows: Significant Relevance for a Nonhearsay Purpose Avoids the Exclusionary Hearsay Rule; “Me, Too,” “He‟s Done It Before,” “Not Me”: Evidence of Character and of Other Acts; Chart: Character Evidence Rules Road Map; Other Sexual Conduct of Plaintiff; Rulings as to Waiver of Attorney-Client Privilege.

Keywords: evidence, employment discrimination, hearsay rule, character evidence, sexual conduct of plaintiff, waiver of attorney-client privilege, retaliation, illegal activity

JEL Classification: K19, K29, K39, K49

Suggested Citation

McLain, Lynn, Selected Salient Evidentiary Issues in Employment Discrimination Cases (February 19, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1639004 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1639004

Lynn McLain (Contact Author)

University of Baltimore - School of Law ( email )

1420 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
United States

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