QUESTION PRESENTED Five major federal employment statutes, including in this case the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, exclude certain government workers "at the policymaking level" from the definition of employees protected by those laws. The question presented is: who is a worker "on the policymaking level"?
Eric Schnapper, Brian R. Holman, Dennis H. Stefanowicz, Tara Beth Davis, and Susan Bogart, Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. Opp v. Office of the State's Attorney of Cook County, 565 U.S. 815 (2011) (No. 10-1163), 2011 U.S. LEXIS 6893 (2011) https://digitalcommons.law.uw.edu/faculty-court-briefs/24