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Key Cases
The 1998-99 Term

Shifting power from the federal government to states was a major theme for the court during this term, and the justices also turned their attention toward cyberspace with a case involving e-mail and the Communications Decency Act. The pages linked below take an in-depth look at the major cases of the 1998-99 term, including summaries and the full text of each key decision, the justices' votes and background from The Post's archives:

Disabilities Law
Sutton v. United Airlines
Murphy v. United Parcel Service
Albertson's v. Kirkingburg
Olmstead v. L.C.
Cleveland v. Policy Management
 Systems Corp.



Schools
Davis v. Monroe County School
 Board

Cedar Rapids School District v.
 Garret F.



State and Federal Governments
Alden v. Maine
College Savings Bank v. Florida
 Prepaid Postsecondary Education
 Expense Board

Florida Prepaid Postsecondary
 Education Expense Board v. College
 Savings Bank

Hunt v. Cromartie
Saenz v. Roe
Department of Commerce v. U.S.
 House of Representatives

 
   First Amendment
Buckley v. American Constitutional
 Law Foundation

Greater New Orleans Broadcasting
 Assn. v. United States

Reno v. American-Arab
 Anti-Discrimination Committee



Criminal Law
Chicago v. Morales
United States v. Sun-Diamond
 Growers of California

Jones v. United States


Business
Kumho Tire Co. v. Carmichael
AT&T Corp. v. Iowa Utilities Board







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