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Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect the Court to issue orders from the October 31 Conference; we do not expect the Justices to issue any decisions on the merits.
Our list of "Petitions to watch for that Conference is here.

Engquist v. Oregon Dept. of Agriculture

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-474 9th Cir. Apr 21, 2008
Tr.
Jun 9, 2008 TBD Roberts OT 2007

Issue: Whether traditional rational basis equal protection analysis, the so-called ‘class of one’ legal theory, applies to public employment decisions.

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

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