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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
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