Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Ricci v. DeStefano

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-1428 2d Cir. Apr 22, 2009
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Jun 29, 2009 5-4 Kennedy OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether municipalities may decline to certify results of an exam that would make disproportionately more white applicants eligible for promotion than minority applicants, due to fears that certifying the results would lead to charges of racial discrimination.

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Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Anthony Kennedy on June 29, 2009.

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