Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We are hosting an online symposium on Epic Systems v. Lewis, in which the court held 5-4 that arbitration clauses in employment contracts that require employees to forego class and collective actions are enforceable. Contributions are available at this link.

Lewis v. City of Chicago

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-974 7th Cir. Feb 22, 2010
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May 24, 2010 9-0 Scalia OT 2009

Holding: The Court held that that employers can be sued any time they use results from tests that rule out disproportionate numbers of women and minorities.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on May 24, 2010.

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