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Reeves v. Sanderson Plumbing Products

Docket No.: 99-536
Argued: March 21, 2000
Decided: June 12, 2000

Topics:

Age Discrimination in Employment (ADEA), Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination, ADEA, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Civil Procedure, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Discrimination in Employment, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Title VII, age discrimination, disparate treatment, willfulness

Petitioner: Reeves
Respondent: Sanderson Plumbing Products

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 197 F.3d 688
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


530 U.S. 133 (2000)
Question:

Is a plaintiff's prima facie case of age discrimination, combined with sufficient evidence for a reasonable factfinder to reject the employer's nondiscriminatory explanation for its decision, adequate to sustain a finding of liability for intentional discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967?

Reeves v. Sanderson Plumbing Products
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 21, 2000

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Reeves, 0 vote(s) against
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