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Lane v. Pena

Docket No.: 95-365
Argued: April 15, 1996
Decided: June 20, 1996

Topics:

Rehabilitation, Economic Activity, Governmental Liability, Administrative Procedure, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Education Amendments of 1972, Eleventh Amendment, RICO, Title VII, attorney fees, disparate impact, sovereign immunity

PartyNames: LANE v. PENA, SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION, et al. Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Petitioner: Lane
Respondent: Pena

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT
Supreme Court Docket

Lane
v.
Pena
518 U.S. 187 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 2092135 L.Ed.2d 486 (518 U.S.
Question:

Did Congress waive the federal government's sovereign immunity against monetary damages with respect to section 504(a) of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act?

Lane v. Pena
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 15, 1996

Decision: Decision: 7 votes for Pena, 2 vote(s) against
Opinion By:
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