Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 17 conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, February 22.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Hernández v. Mesa. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in McLane Co. v. EEOC. Charlotte Garden has our preview.

Engquist v. Oregon Dept. of Agriculture

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-474 9th Cir. Apr 21, 2008
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Jun 9, 2008 TBD Roberts OT 2007
 
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Issue: Whether traditional rational basis equal protection analysis, the so-called ‘class of one’ legal theory, applies to public employment decisions.

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Judgment: Affirmed, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on June 9, 2008.

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