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City of Jackson, Mississippi appeals disparate impact claims in age discrimination case to U.S. Supreme Court

Clients City of Jackson, Mississippi

The City of Jackson, Mississippi, retained Jones Day to represent it before the U.S. Supreme Court in this case, which presents the question whether "disparate impact" claims are available under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. At the petition stage, Jones Day prepared the city's responsive brief, which did not oppose the granting of certiorari. Jones Day also prepared the city's merits brief and argued the case to the Supreme Court on November 3, 2004.

Smith v. City of Jackson, 544 U.S. 228 (2005)

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