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City of Edmonds v. Oxford House

Docket No.: 94-23
Argued: March 1, 1995
Decided: May 15, 1995

Topics:

Fair Housing, Civil Rights, 9 U.S.C. 1, ADEA, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Discrimination in Employment, ERISA, Fair Housing Act, Zoning, age discrimination, racial discrimination

PartyNames: CITY OF EDMONDS, Petitioner v. OXFORD HOUSE, INC., et al.
Petitioner: City of Edmonds
Respondent: Oxford House

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 18 F.3d 802
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

City of Edmonds
v.
Oxford House
514 U.S. 725 (1995)
Other Citations: 115 S.Ct. 1776131 L.Ed.2d 801 (514 U.S.
Question:

Does the City of Edmonds' zoning code provision covering areas zoned for single-family dwelling units -- which defines family as persons related by genetics, adoption, or marriage, or a group of five or fewer unrelated persons -- qualify for exemption from the Fair Housing Act?

City of Edmonds v. Oxford House
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 01, 1995

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Oxford House, 3 vote(s) against

City of Edmonds v. Oxford House
Case Documents

1Opinion in City of Edmonds v. Oxford House
2Opinion in City of Edmonds v. Oxford House
Additional documents for this case are pending review.