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ANDREA J. MOSBY-MEACHEM,
Plaintiff-Appellee,
v.
MEMPHIS LIGHT, GAS & WATER DIVISION,
Defendant-Appellant.
   No. 17-5483
Appeal from the United States District Court
for the Western District of Tennessee at Memphis.
No. 2:14-cv-02156—John Thomas Fowlkes, Jr., District Judge.
Argued: January 25, 2018
Decided and Filed: February 21, 2018
Before: GIBBONS, GUY, and COOK, Circuit Judges.


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OPINION
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JULIA SMITH GIBBONS, Circuit Judge. Andrea Mosby-Meachem, an in-house attorney for Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division, was denied a request to work from home for ten weeks while she was on bedrest due to complications from pregnancy. Following trial, a jury found in favor of Mosby-Meachem on her claim for disability discrimination and awarded her compensatory damages. The district court also granted Mosby-Meachem’s motion for equitable relief and awarded her backpay for the period in which MLG&W did not permit her to telework. MLG&W moved for judgment as a matter of law or, in the alternative, a new trial, asserting that the evidence produced at trial and binding Sixth Circuit precedent precluded any reasonable jury from determining that Mosby-Meachem was a qualified individual while on bedrest because inperson attendance was an essential function of her job. The district court denied the motion and MLG&W appealed both the denial of its motion and the award of equitable relief. Because Mosby-Meachem produced sufficient evidence at trial for a reasonable jury to conclude that inperson attendance was not an essential function of her job for the 10-week period in which she requested to telework and the Sixth Circuit precedent relied upon by MLG&W is materially distinguishable from the facts of this case, we affirm the orders of the district court.



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CLAYTON BYRD, in his official capacity as Executive Director of the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission; TENNESSEE FINE WINES AND SPIRITS, LLC, dba Total Wine Spirits Beer & More; AFFLUERE INVESTMENTS, INC., dba Kimbrough Fine Wine & Spirits,
Plaintiffs-Appellees,
v.
TENNESSEE WINE AND SPIRITS RETAILERS ASSOCIATION,
Defendant - Appellant.
   No. 17-5552
Appeal from the United States District Court
for the Middle District of Tennessee at Nashville.
No. 3:16-cv-02738—Kevin H. Sharp, District Judge.
Argued: November 30, 2017
Decided and Filed: February 21, 2018
Before: DAUGHTREY, MOORE, and SUTTON, Circuit Judges.


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OPINION
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KAREN NELSON MOORE, Circuit Judge. Defendant-Appellant Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association (“Association”) appeals the district court’s order granting summary judgment regarding § 57-3-204(b) of Tennessee Code Annotated. Under § 57-3-204(b), to receive a retailer-alcoholic-beverages license, a person, corporation, or firm needs to be a Tennessee resident for at least two years, and to renew a license, there is a ten-year requirement. After examination, the district court determined that these durational-residency requirements violate the dormant Commerce Clause.

For the reasons discussed below, we AFFIRM the district court’s judgment declaring § 57-3-204(b)(2)(A), (3)(A)–(B), and (3)(D) in violation of the dormant Commerce Clause and SEVER those provisions from the Tennessee statute.