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Docket for 00-6029
No. 00-6029 Status: DECIDED
Title: Tracy Ragsdale, et al., Petitioners
v.
Wolverine World Wide, Inc.
Docketed:          Lower Ct: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
September 7, 2000 (99-3319)

~~Date~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Proceedings and Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sep 5 2000Petition for writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in
forma pauperis filed. (Response due October 7, 2000)
Oct 10 2000Brief of respondent Wolverine Worldwide, Inc. in opposition filed.
Oct 26 2000 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 9, 2000
Nov 13 2000 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case
expressing the views of the United States.
May 30 2001Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 6 2001 REDISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 21, 2001
Jun 25 2001 Petition GRANTED. limited to the question presented by the
Solicitor General in the brief for the United States as amicus
curiae.
SET FOR ARGUMENT January 7, 2002.
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Jul 19 2001 Order extending time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's
brief on the merits to and including September, 4, 2001.
Aug 24 2001Joint appendix filed.
Aug 31 2001 Order extending time to file petitioner's brief on the merits to
and including September 7, 2001.
Sep 7 2001Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Sep 7 2001Brief amici curiae of National Employment Lawyers Association, et al.
filed.
Sep 7 2001Brief amici curiae of AFL-CIO, et al. filed.
Sep 7 2001Brief of petitioners Tracy Ragsdale, et al. filed.
Oct 5 2001Brief amici curiae of Equal Employment Advisory Council, et al. filed.
Oct 9 2001 Order extending time to file respondent's brief on the merits to
and including November 2, 2001.
Oct 10 2001Brief amicus curiae of Society of Human Resource Management filed.
Nov 2 2001Brief of respondent Wolverine Worldwide, Inc. filed.
Nov 14 2001 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral
argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Nov 26 2001 CIRCULATED.
Nov 30 2001 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral
argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument DISTRIBUTED
Dec 3 2001 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral
argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Dec 3 2001 Record filed.
Dec 10 2001Reply brief of petitioner Tracy Ragsdale filed.
Dec 28 2001 Record filed.
Jan 7 2002 ARGUED.
Mar 19 2002 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. J. Kennedy, delivered the opinion of the
Court, in which C.J. Rehnquist, and J. Stevens, J. Scalia, and J.
Thomas, joined. J. O'Connor filed a dissenting opinion, in which
J. Souter, J. Ginsburg, and J. Breyer, joined.
Apr 18 2002 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Apr 19 2002 Record returned to the USDC for the District of Arkansas.
 


~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
L. O'Neal Sutter 310 Natural Resources 5012241050
Post Office Box 26321
Little Rock, AR 72221-6321
Party name: Tracy Ragsdale
 
Attorneys for Respondent:
Richard D. Bennett Law Office of Maiden & Bennett9018614660
875 West Poplar Ave., Suite 2
Collierville, TN 38017
Party name: Wolverine Worldwide, Inc.
 
Other Attorneys:
Solicitor General U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, DC 20530
Party name: United States
 
Ronald B. Schwartz Heberg Tobin Flaherty Whalen 3127260236
Three First National Plaza
Chicago, IL 60602
Party name: National Employment Lawyers Association, et al.
 
Laurence Gold 805 Fifteenth Street, NW 2028422600
Washington, DC 20005
Party name: AFL-CIO, et al.
 
Ann Elizabeth Reesman McGuiness Norris Williams 2027898600
1015 Fifteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Party name: Equal Employment Advisory Council, et al.
 
Jack Whitacre Spencer Fane Britt & Browne 8164748100
1000 Walnut Street, #1400
Kansas City, MO 64106
Party name: Society of Human Resource Management
 
 

 

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