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Board of Trustees v. Garrett

Docket No.: 99-1240
Argued: October 11, 2000
Decided: February 20, 2001

Topics:

Amendment 11: Eleventh Amendment, Federalism, Natural Resources, ADA, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Article I, Bill of Rights, Commerce Clause, Constitutional Law, Discrimination in Employment, Education of the Handicapped, Eleventh Amendment, Equal Protection Clause, Fifteenth Amendment, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Necessary and Proper, Voting Rights Act of 1965, age discrimination, disparate impact, disparate treatment, immunity from suit, patent, public education, public schools, racial discrimination, separation of powers, sovereign immunity

Petitioner: Board of Trustees
Respondent: Garrett

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 193 F.3d 1214
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


531 U.S. 356 (2001)
Question:

May an individual sue a state for damages in federal court under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990?

Board of Trustees v. Garrett
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 11, 2000

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Board of Trustees, 4 vote(s) against
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