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Department of Housing and Urban Development v. Rucker

Docket No.: 00-1770
Certiorari Granted: Sep 25 2001
Argued: February 19, 2002
Decided: March 26, 2002
Consolidated with: Oakland Housing Authority v. Pearlie Rucker, No. 00-1781

Topics:

42 U.S.C. 1437, Civil Rights, Administrative Procedure, Americans with Disabilities Act, Due Process, EPA, Establishment Clause, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Natural Resources, murder, preliminary injunction, public education, public schools

PartyNames: Department of Housing and Urban Development v. Pearlie Rucker, et al.
Petitioner: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Respondent: Pearlie Rucker, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Citation: 237 F.3d 1113
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Department of Housing and Urban Development
v.
Pearlie Rucker, et al.
535 U.S. 125 (2002)
Question:

Does the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, as amended, allow local public housing agencies to evict tenants for drug-related activity of non-tenant relatives or guests regardless of whether tenants knew, or should have known, about the activity?

Department of Housing and Urban Development v. Rucker
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 19, 2002

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 8 votes for Department of Housing and Urban Development, 0 vote(s) against

Department of Housing and Urban Development v. Rucker
Case Documents

1Opinion in Department of Housing and Urban Development v. Rucker
2Opinion in Department of Housing and Urban Development v. Rucker
Additional documents for this case are pending review.