Case Name: Tibble v. Edison International
Court: U.S. Supreme Court Docket: 13-550
Case Result: The Supreme Court unanimously held that trust law requires fiduciaries to conduct regular reviews of their investments. And, under ERISA's statute of limitations the fiduciaries can only be liable for losses occurring within 6 years of the claim.
Case Name: Moro v. State of Oregon
Court: Supreme Court of Oregon Docket: S061452Decided: 4/20/2015
Case Result: The Supreme Court of Orego held that the legislature was within its right to end favorable state tax treatment of pension benefits and that while retroactive changes to COLAs were invalid, prospective changes were permitted. 4/20/2015
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Find cases in which AFL has advocated in courts nationwide for the rights of older persons, and filed AARP’s amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) briefs that help courts decide precedent-setting cases. The cases within the drop-down categories below are in alphabetical order for ease of searching.
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Our legal advocacy initiatives - conducted by AARP Foundation Litigation (AFL) - reflect more than 15 years of work in federal and state courts across the country. Through our efforts, we support the Foundation’s four impact areas: Tackling Senior Hunger, Paving the Way to Stable Income, assuring the adequacy and availability of Safe and Afffordable Housing and Reconnecting People to Families and Communities, and ensure that those 50 and older have a voice in the laws and policies that affect their daily lives.