Johnson v. Transportation Agency
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Paul E. Johnson
Transportation Agency of Santa Clara County, California
That the agency's affirmative action program violated Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act by promoting some and withholding promotion from others on the basis of gender.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
Paul J. Larkin, Jr.
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Penelope M. Cooper
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, William J. Brennan, Jr. (writing for the Court), Thurgood Marshall, Sandra Day O'Connor, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., John Paul Stevens
William H. Rehnquist, Antonin Scalia, Byron R. White
Date of Decision
24 March 1987
The agency's affirmative action program did not violate Title VII provisions.
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