IN OTHER DECISIONS... - CLARIFIED HOW TO DETERMINE THE FILING DEADLINE FOR ANYONE WHO SUES A GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE OVER ALLEGED CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATIONS. BY A 9-0 VOTE, THE JUSTICES RULED THAT A MAN WHO SAYS HE WAS UNLAWFULLY ARRESTED AND BEATEN BY CAMPUS POLICE AT THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IN ALBANY DID NOT WAIT TOO LONG TO SUE TWO POLICE OFFICERS.

- UPHELD A 5 PERCENT TAX ILLINOIS IMPOSES ON ALL TELEPHONE CALLS CHARGED TO IN-STATE NUMBERS. THE COURT SAID THE TAX DOES NOT INTERFERE IMPERMISSIBLY WITH INTERSTATE COMMERCE.