United States Supreme Court Certiorari Granted

Opinions Filed in February 2018

Madison v. Alabama

Whether, under the Eighth Amendment, a state may execute prisoner when the prisoner does not remember the capital offense for which he is to be executed due to cognitive impairments.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Criminal Law

Mount Lemmon Fire District v. Guido

Whether, under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the same “20-employee minimum” applicable to private companies also applies to “political subdivisions” of a state, regardless of size?

Area(s) of Law:
  • Employment Law

New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira

Whether the Federal Arbitration Act’s (FAA) Section 1 exemption for transportation workers applies to contract workers, and whether the arbitrability of the Section 1 exemption is itself subject to arbitration through a valid delegation clause within the employment contract.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Arbitration

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