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Kimel v. Florida Bd. Of Regents

Docket No.: 98-791
Argued: October 13, 1999
Decided: January 20, 2000
Consolidated with: No. 98-796

Topics:

Age Discrimination in Employment (ADEA), Federalism, Federal Preemption of State Regulation, Natural Resources, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, ADEA, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Article I, Article I of the Constitution, Civil Rights Act, Commerce Clause, Compensation, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Discrimination in Employment, Eleventh Amendment, Equal Protection Clause, FLSA, Fair Labor Standards Act, Federalism, Fourteenth Amendment, Jury Trial, Tenth Amendment, Title VII, age discrimination, disparate impact, equitable relief, immunity from suit, patent, sovereign immunity, stare decisis, willful violation

PartyNames: Syllabus NOTE: Where it is feasible, a syllabus (headnote) will be released, as is being done in connection with this case, at the time the opinion is issued. The syllabus constitutes no part of the opinion of the Court but has been prepared by the Reporter of Decisions for the convenience of the reader. See United States v. Detroit Timber & Lumber Co., 200 U.S. 321, 337.
Petitioner: Kimel
Respondent: Florida Bd. Of Regents

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 139 F.3d 1426
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Kimel
v.
Florida Bd. Of Regents
528 U.S. 62 (1999)
Other Citations: 120 S.Ct. 631145 L.Ed.2d 522 (528 U.S. 6
Question:

Does the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 abrogate the states' Eleventh Amendment immunity?

Kimel v. Florida Bd. Of Regents
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 13, 1999

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Florida Bd. Of Regents, 4 vote(s) against
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