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According to Reed & Bogardus (2012), in the case, McKennon v. Nashville Banner Publishing Co., an employee named Christine McKennon was employed with the company for thirty years. When she was sixty-two years old they fired her and she filed a law suit. She believed that she was fired due to her age (Reed & Bogardus, 2012). The company had to terminate her due to reduction costs and not because of her age. She took her employer to court after being terminated and wanted justice, back pay, and liquidated damages (Logan, 1996). According to Reed & Bogardus (2012), Ms. McKennon admitted to copying confidential documents that she had access to at the company. Nashville Banner Publishing Co. notified Ms. McKennon that she was now being terminated for copying the confidential data because it was in violation of her job responsibilities, and that alone was grounds for termination. (Logan, 1996). The District Court ruled in favor of Nashville Banner Publishing Company and then the case went to the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court had to determine whether or not the
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