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Editor's Note :
In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- we would not expect orders granting certiorari today.
United Airlines v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Issue: Whether, if a disability prevents an employee from performing the essential functions of his or her current position even with accommodation, the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101 et seq., requires an employer to reassign a minimally qualified disabled employee to a vacant position as a “reasonable accommodation” even though another individual is entitled to the position under the employer’s established best-qualified selection system.