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Durham v. Martin

Tennessee state legislator engages in pattern of inappropriate sexual behavior (see the official report), is expelled from the Legislature, and loses his lifetime health insurance and some pension benefits. District court: He can’t sue the state’s benefits administrators who cut him off; it was the Legislature that voted to do it. Sixth Circuit: Reversed. He has standing.


Tags: 2018, Government Benefits, Sixth Circuit, Standing

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