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Toyota Motor Mfg v. Williams

Docket No.: 00-1089
Certiorari Granted: Apr 16 2001
Argued: November 7, 2001
Decided: January 8, 2002

Topics:

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

PartyNames: Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. v. Ella Williams
Petitioner: Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc.
Respondent: Ella Williams

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Citation: 224 F.3d 840
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc.
v.
Ella Williams
534 U.S. 184 (2002)
Question:

Did the Court of Appeals use the proper standard in determining whether an employee was disabled under the ADA due to carpel tunnel syndrome by showing that her manual disability involved a class of manual activities affecting the ability to perform tasks at work?

Toyota Motor Mfg v. Williams
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 7, 2001

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Toyota Motor Mfg, 0 vote(s) against
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