Today's petition of the day is:

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Peabody Western Coal Company

Docket: 10-1080
Issue(s): Whether the Secretary of the Interior is a “required party,” within the meaning of Rule 19(a)(1) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, to an action by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against a private employer, where the challenged conduct was undertaken pursuant to a federally approved mining lease between the employer and an Indian Tribe, but no federal agency is a party to the lease.

Certiorari stage documents:

Posted in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Peabody Western Coal Company, Everything Else

Recommended Citation: Conor McEvily, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (May. 25, 2011, 3:05 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2011/05/petition-of-the-day-121/