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Adams v. Florida Power Corp.

Docket No.: 01-584
Certiorari Granted: dismissed
Argued: March 20, 2002
Decided: April 1, 2002

Topics:

Judicial Power, Writ Improvidently Granted, ADEA, age discrimination, Civil Rights Act, copyright, disparate impact, disparate treatment, EPA, National Labor Relations Act, racial discrimination, stare decisis, Title VII

PartyNames: Wanda Adams, et al. v. Florida Power Corporation and Florida Progress Corporation
Petitioner: Adams
Respondent: Florida Power Corp.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Adams
v.
Florida Power Corp.
535 U.S. 228 (2002)
Question:

May disparate impact claims be brought under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967?

Adams v. Florida Power Corp.
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 20, 2002

Holding: dismissed
Vote: 9-0
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