Issue: Whether the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 preempts the California Disabled Persons Act's mandatory fee awards to prevailing defendants, who successfully defeat a claim of disability discrimination, including one based on parallel ADA violations.
On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect orders from the October 17 Conference. We do not expect any decisions on the merits but will report promptly on any orders. The Court's next Conference is scheduled for October 31. The November sitting begins November 3.