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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.

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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