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At HRDive, Kate Tornone reports that the court on Monday “declined to review an appeals court’s holding that ‘a multimonth leave of absence is beyond the scope of a reasonable accommodation’ under the Americans with Disabilities Act.” Whitney Cooney discusses the cert denial in Severson...

The petition of the day is: Thacker v. Tennessee Valley Authority 17-1201 Issues: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit erred by using a “discretionary-function exception” derived from the Federal Tort Claims Act, from which the Supreme Court generally has declined to borrow rules,...