From our private database of 32,100+ case briefs...
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Karuk Tribe Housing Authority
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
260 F.3d 1071 (2001)
Robert Grant was a member of the Karuk Tribe (the tribe) and worked for the Karuk Tribe Housing Authority (the housing authority) (defendant). Grant filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) (plaintiff) alleging that the housing authority discriminated against him based on his age. The EEOC investigated the complaint and, as part of the investigation, issued the tribe a subpoena. The tribe refused to comply with the subpoena, asserting that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) did not apply to the Tribe. The EEOC filed a petition in federal court to enforce the subpoena. The district court granted the petition. The tribe appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (McKeown, J.)
What to do next…
Unlock this case brief with a free (no-commitment) trial membership of Quimbee.
You’ll be in good company: Quimbee is one of the most widely used and trusted sites for law students, serving more than 583,000 law students since 2011. Some law schools—such as Yale, Berkeley, and Northwestern—even subscribe directly to Quimbee for all their law students.Unlock this case briefRead our student testimonials
Learn more about Quimbee’s unique (and proven) approach to achieving great grades at law school.
Quimbee is a company hell-bent on one thing: helping you get an “A” in every course you take in law school, so you can graduate at the top of your class and get a high-paying law job. We’re not just a study aid for law students; we’re the study aid for law students.Learn about our approachRead more about Quimbee
Here's why 583,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:
- Written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students. 32,100 briefs, keyed to 984 casebooks. Top-notch customer support.
- The right amount of information, includes the facts, issues, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents.
- Access in your classes, works on your mobile and tablet. Massive library of related video lessons and high quality multiple-choice questions.
- Easy to use, uniform format for every case brief. Written in plain English, not in legalese. Our briefs summarize and simplify; they don’t just repeat the court’s language.