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Murphy v. United Parcel Service

Docket No.: 97-1992
Argued: April 27, 1999
Decided: June 22, 1999

Topics:

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Civil Rights, ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act

Petitioner: Murphy
Respondent: United Parcel Service

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE TENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 141 F.3d 1185
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


527 U.S. 516 (1999)
Question:

Is high blood pressure a "substantial impairment" that might limit one's life activities to such an extent as to justify their being called "disabled" and, therefore, entitled to protection under the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act?

Murphy v. United Parcel Service
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 27, 1999

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for United Parcel Service, 2 vote(s) against
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