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Cleveland County, North Carolina v. Conner

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-1538 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the Fair Labor Standards Act allows an employee, who has been paid at least the required minimum wage and overtime pay at a rate that is at least one and one-half times her regular rate, to sue her employer for and recover unpaid straight-time wages earned in weeks when she worked overtime; and (2) whether Skidmore v. Swift & Co. allows courts to independently evaluate an agency’s nonbinding interpretation of a statute.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 23 2022Application (21A557) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 5, 2022 to June 3, 2022, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Mar 31 2022Application (21A557) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until June 3, 2022.
Jun 03 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 8, 2022)
Jul 08 2022Brief amici curiae of West Virginia, et al. filed.
Jul 08 2022Brief amicus curiae of International Municipal Lawyers Association filed.
Jul 08 2022Brief amicus curiae of New Civil Liberties Alliance filed.
Jul 20 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.
Jul 26 2022Response Requested. (Due August 25, 2022)
Aug 11 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 25, 2022 to September 26, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Aug 16 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 26, 2022.
Sep 16 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 26, 2022 to November 7, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 20 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted in part and the time is further extended to and including October 28, 2022.
Oct 20 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 28, 2022 to November 4, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 24 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including November 4, 2022.
Nov 04 2022Brief of respondent Sara B. Connor in opposition filed.
Nov 18 2022Reply of Cleveland County, North Carolina not accepted for filing. (November 18, 2022 - to be corrected)
Nov 18 2022Reply of petitioner Cleveland County, North Carolina filed. (Distributed)
Nov 22 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/9/2022.