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McGee v.Tucoemas Federal Credit Union, F049458

In employment discrimination suit, trial court ruling that defendant federally chartered credit union is not immune from the punitive damages is affirmed as federal "instrumentalities" that are subject to a "sue and be sued" clause are presumed to have fully waived immunity, and defendants did not were not established any exceptions.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/02/2007
  • Published 08/02/2007

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Horvitz & Levy, Peter Abrahams and Robert H. Wright, Encino;  Borton, Petrini & Conron, J. David Petrie and Sean T. O'Rourke, for Defendants and Appellants., Richardson & Harman, Paul F. Schimley, Pasadena, and Richard C. Moore, for California Credit Union League as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendants and Appellants., Pine & Pine, Norman Pine and Beverly Tillett Pine, Los Angeles;  Penner, Bradley & Buettner and Peter Sean Bradley, Fresno;  Wagner & Jones and Andrew B. Jones, Fresno, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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