|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
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.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 23 2022||Application (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 2022||Application (21A557) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until June 3, 2022.|
|Jun 03 2022||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 8, 2022)|
|Jul 08 2022||Brief amici curiae of West Virginia, et al. filed.|
|Jul 08 2022||Brief amicus curiae of International Municipal Lawyers Association filed.|
|Jul 08 2022||Brief amicus curiae of New Civil Liberties Alliance filed.|
|Jul 20 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.|
|Jul 26 2022||Response Requested. (Due August 25, 2022)|
|Aug 11 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 25, 2022 to September 26, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Aug 16 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 26, 2022.|
|Sep 16 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 26, 2022 to November 7, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Sep 20 2022||Motion 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 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 28, 2022 to November 4, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Oct 24 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including November 4, 2022.|
|Nov 04 2022||Brief of respondent Sara B. Connor in opposition filed.|
|Nov 18 2022||Reply of Cleveland County, North Carolina not accepted for filing. (November 18, 2022 - to be corrected)|
|Nov 18 2022||Reply of petitioner Cleveland County, North Carolina filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 22 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/9/2022.|
Today at SCOTUS: The justices return to the bench for oral arguments in a pair of public-corruption cases, both stemming from scandals in New York politics that arose during Andrew Cuomo's time as governor. In both cases, the defendants are claiming prosecutorial overreach.
Cecilia (Cissy) Suyat Marshall, the widow of Thurgood Marshall, died this morning at 94. Here is the court's announcement.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court REJECTS Trump's bid to prevent the House Ways & Means Committee from obtaining his tax returns. No noted dissents.
The brief order may end years of litigation over the committee's efforts to review the tax records of Trump and his businesses.
JUST IN: Whisky, dog toys... and trademark law.
SCOTUS has agreed to hear a dispute between Jack Daniel's and a company that makes squeaking "Bad Spaniels" dog toys. The case will have implications for the tension between parody & intellectual property. https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112122zr_e1p3.pdf
In a quiet Monday morning order list, SCOTUS adds no new cases to its docket. The court will not hear Brooks v. Abbott, a challenge to an alleged racial gerrymander of a state senate district in Texas. Here's the full order list: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112122zor_7lhn.pdf
JUST IN: The Biden administration, as expected, asks the Supreme Court to revive Biden's student-loan relief plan. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit blocked the government from implementing the plan; Biden wants SCOTUS to lift that ruling. https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/22A444-2.pdf