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FLORES-VILLAR v. UNITED STATES

Docket No.: 09-5801
Certiorari Granted: 03/22/10
Argued: November 10, 2010
Decided: 06/13/11

Topics:

Equal Protection Clause, Fourteenth Amendment, immigration, racial discrimination

PartyNames: Ruben Flores-Villar v. United States
Petitioner: Ruben Flores-Villar
Respondent: United States

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Citation: 536 F.3d 990

Ruben Flores-Villar
v.
United States
Question Presented:

WHETHER THE COURT'S DECISION IN NGUYEN V. INS, 533 U.S. 53 (2001), PERMITS GENDER DISCRIMINATION THAT HAS NO BIOLOGICAL BASIS?

Question:

Does Nguyen v. INS permit gender discrimination that has no biological basis?

Note:

JUSTICE KAGAN TOOK NO PART

FLORES-VILLAR v. UNITED STATES
ORAL ARGUMENT

11/10/10

Listen to Oral Argument in FLORES-VILLAR v. UNITED STATES
Holding: affirmed by an equally divided court
Vote: 9-0
Opinion By: Per Curiam
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