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National Railroad Passenger Corporation v. Morgan

Docket No.: 00-1614
Certiorari Granted: Jun 25 2001
Argued: January 9, 2002
Decided: June 10, 2002

Topics:

Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII, Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Due Process, Internal Revenue Code, NLRA, Natural Resources, RICO, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, Supremacy Clause, Title VII, adverse employment decision, antitrust, conditions of employment, criminal procedure, disparate treatment, property rights, retaliation

PartyNames: National Railroad Passenger Corporation v. Abner Morgan, Jr.
Petitioner: National Railroad Passenger Corporation
Respondent: Abner Morgan, Jr.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Supreme Court Docket

National Railroad Passenger Corporation
v.
Abner Morgan, Jr.
536 U.S. 101 (2002)
Question:

May a plaintiff, under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, sue on employment discrimination claims that fall outside the statute's 300-day limit? May a plaintiff sue on claims that fall outside the period so long as the claims contribute to claims that took place within the period?

National Railroad Passenger Corporation v. Morgan
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 9, 2002

Holding: affirmed in part
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Morgan, 4 vote(s) against
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