Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Edwin S. Kneedler argued the cause for petitioner. With him on the briefs were Solicitor General McCree, Acting Assistant Attorney General Martin, Deputy Solicitor General Geller, Robert E. Kopp, and Michael Jay Singer.
Patricia J. Barry argued the cause and filed a brief for respondent.*
Supreme Court of United States.
JUSTICE STEWART delivered the opinion of the Court.
The question presented by this case is whether a plaintiff in an action against the United States under § 15 (c) of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act is entitled to trial by jury.
The 1974 amendments to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 19671 added a new § 15,2 which brought the Federal Government within the scope...
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