Lewis v. City of Chicago
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Feb 22, 2010
|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.
Plain English Summary:
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on May 24, 2010.
- The Court challenges expectations in review of firefighter testing (Anna Christensen)
- Test scores and disparate impact under Title VII (Anna Christensen)
- When is a test â€œusedâ€ for purposes of Title VIIâ€™s statute of limitations? (Erin Miller)
Briefs and Documents
- Brief for Petitioner Arthur L. Lewis, Jr.
- Brief for Respondent City of Chicago, Illinois
- Reply Brief for Petitioner Arthur L. Lewis, Jr.; Gregory S. Foster, Jr.; Arthur C. Charleston, III; Pamela B. Adams; William R. Muzzall; Philippe H. Victor; Crawford M. Smith; Aldron R. Reed; and African American Fire Fighters League of Chicago, Inc., individually, and on behalf of all Others Similarly Situated
- Brief of the United States in Support of Petitioner
- Brief for the International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies in Support of Petitioner
- Brief for the National Partnership for Women and Families and the National Women's Law Center, et al., in Support of Petitioner
- Brief for Pacific Legal Foundation in Support of Respondent
- Brief for the Equal Employment Advisory Council and the National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center in Support of Respondent
- Brief for the City of New York and the International Municipal Lawyers Association in Support of Respondent