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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
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