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Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. Echazabal

Docket No.: 00-1406
Certiorari Granted: Oct 29 2001
Argued: February 27, 2002
Decided: June 10, 2002

Topics:

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Civil Rights, ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Natural Resources, OSHA, Occupational Safety and Health Act, Title VII, age discrimination, habeas, habeas corpus, preemption

PartyNames: Chevron U.S.A. Inc. v. Mario Echazabal
Petitioner: Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
Respondent: Mario Echazabal

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Citation: 226 F.3d 1063
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
v.
Mario Echazabal
536 U.S. 73 (2002)
Question:

Does the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 permit the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's regulation that allows the defense that a worker's disability on the job would pose a direct threat to his health?

Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. Echazabal
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 27, 2002

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Chevron U.S.A., Inc., 0 vote(s) against
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