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Chao v. Mallard Bay Drilling, Inc.

Docket No.: 00-927
Certiorari Granted: Feb 20 2001
Argued: October 31, 2001
Decided: January 9, 2002

Topics:

Occupational Safety and Health, Unions, OSHA, Occupational Safety and Health Act, Sixth Amendment, antitrust, capital murder, court appointed counsel, murder, preemption

PartyNames: Elaine L. Chao, Secretary of Labor v. Mallard Bay Drilling, Inc.
Petitioner: Elaine L. Chao, Secretary of Labor
Respondent: Mallard Bay Drilling, Inc.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Citation: 212 F.3d 898
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Elaine L. Chao, Secretary of Labor
v.
Mallard Bay Drilling, Inc.
534 U.S. 235 (2002)
Question:

Does the Occupational Safety and Health Administration have jurisdiction under the Occupational Safety and Health Act to issue citations to uninspected vessels, which are subject to minimal Coast Guard regulation?

Chao v. Mallard Bay Drilling, Inc.
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 31, 2001

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 8 votes for Chao, 0 vote(s) against
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