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Olmstead v. Zimring

Docket No.: 98-536
Argued: April 21, 1999
Decided: June 22, 1999

Topics:

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Civil Rights, ADA, ADEA, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Bill of Rights, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Commerce Clause, Discrimination in Employment, Due Process, EPA, Education Amendments of 1972, Equal Protection Clause, Fourteenth Amendment, Medicaid, Natural Resources, Title VII, age discrimination, disparate impact, disparate treatment, privacy, public education, racial discrimination

Petitioner: Olmstead
Respondent: Zimring

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


527 U.S. 581 (1999)
Question:

Should financial constraints entirely determine whether states comply by the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines concerning community treatment programs for the mentally handicapped?

Olmstead v. Zimring
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 21, 1999

Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Zimring, 3 vote(s) against

Olmstead v. Zimring
Case Documents

1Opinion in Olmstead v. Zimring
2Opinion in Olmstead v. Zimring
Additional documents for this case are pending review.