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Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1362 9th Cir. Jan 17, 2018
Tr.Aud.
Apr 2, 2018 5-4 Thomas OT 2017

Holding: Because service advisors at car dealerships are “salesm[e]n . . . primarily engaged in . . . servicing automobiles,” 29 U. S. C. §213(b)(10)(A), they are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime-pay requirement.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Thomas on April 2, 2018. Justice Ginsburg filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justices Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan joined.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Mar 30 2017Application (16A940) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 9, 2017 to May 10, 2017, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Apr 03 2017Application (16A940) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until May 10, 2017.
May 10 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 12, 2017)
May 19 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 24, 2017.
Jun 12 2017Brief amici curiae of National Automobile Dealers Association, et al. filed.
Jul 21 2017Brief of respondents Hector Navarro, et al. in opposition filed.
Aug 09 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/25/2017.
Aug 09 2017Reply of petitioner Encino Motorcars, LLC filed. (Distributed)
Sep 28 2017Petition GRANTED.
Oct 26 2017Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Encino Motorcars, LLC
Oct 26 2017Blanket Consent filed by Respondents, Hector Navarro, et al.
Nov 01 2017Joint appendix filed.
Nov 01 2017Brief of petitioner Encino Motorcars, LLC filed.
Nov 08 2017Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.
Nov 08 2017Brief amici curiae of National Automobile Dealers Association and State Automobile Dealers Associations for Alaska, et al. filed.
Nov 08 2017The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including December 8, 2017.
Nov 17 2017SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Nov 22 2017CIRCULATED.
Dec 07 2017Brief amicus curiae of National Employment Lawyers Association filed. (Distributed)
Dec 07 2017Brief amicus curiae of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, AFL-CIO filed. (Distributed)
Dec 08 2017Brief amici curiae of Law Professors James Brudney, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 08 2017Brief of respondents Hector Navarro, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 15 2017Brief amici curiae of U.S. SENATORS PATTY MURRAY, SHERROD BROWN, AND JACK REED filed. (Distributed)
Dec 18 2017Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit.
Dec 19 2017The record for the U.S.C.A. is electronic and located on PACER.
Jan 08 2018Reply of petitioner Encino Motorcars, LLC filed. (Distributed)
Jan 17 2018Argued. For petitioner: Paul D. Clement, Washington, D. C. For respondents: James A. Feldman, Philadelphia, Pa.
Apr 02 2018Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Thomas, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Alito, and Gorsuch, JJ., joined. Ginsburg, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ. joined.
 
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