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Textron Lycoming v. United Automobile Workers

Docket No.: 97-463
Argued: February 23, 1998
Decided: May 18, 1998

Topics:

Labor-Management Relations, Judicial Power, Jurisdiction of Federal Courts, Labor Management Relations Act, patent

Petitioner: Textron Lycoming
Respondent: United Automobile Workers

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT
Citation: 117 F.3d 119
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


523 U.S. 653 (1998)
Question:

Does section 301 of the Labor-Management Relations Act permit a union to sue in federal court to declare a collective bargaining agreement voidable in the absence of any alleged violation of the agreement?

Textron Lycoming v. United Automobile Workers
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 23, 1998

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Textron Lycoming, 0 vote(s) against

Textron Lycoming v. United Automobile Workers
Case Documents

1Opinion in Textron Lycoming v. United Automobile Workers
2Opinion in Textron Lycoming v. United Automobile Workers
Additional documents for this case are pending review.