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BECKEL v. WAL-MART ASSOC., INC., 02-1208

A threat of retaliation cannot be used as a basis for equitable estoppel to extend the statute of limitations in a Title VII suit for sexual harassment.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 07/09/2002
  • Decided 08/29/2002
  • Published 08/29/2002

Judges

  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, RIPPLE, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Henry P. Villani (Argued), Mt. Vernon, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Charles E. Reis, IV (Argued), Brown & James, St. Louis, MO, for Defendant-Appellee.