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Cleveland v. Policy Management Systems

Docket No.: 97-1008
Argued: February 24, 1999
Decided: May 24, 1999

Topics:

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Civil Rights, ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act, Social Security Act, background checks

Petitioner: Cleveland
Respondent: Policy Management Systems

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 120 F.3d 513
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


526 U.S. 795 (1999)
Question:

Does application for, and receipt of, Social Security Disability Insurance reflexively bar alleged victims of discrimination from simultaneously pursuing a claim against their former employers under the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act?

Cleveland v. Policy Management Systems
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 24, 1999

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Cleveland, 0 vote(s) against
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