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Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

Docket No.: 05-1074
Certiorari Granted: June 26, 2006
Argued: November 27, 2006
Decided: May 29, 2007

Topics:

Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, EPA, FLSA, Fair Labor Standards Act, NLRA, Title VII, absolute immunity, disparate treatment, equitable tolling, pension plan, sex discrimination, statute of limitations, time bar, willful violation

PartyNames: Lilly M. Ledbetter v. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Inc.
Petitioner: Lilly M. Ledbetter
Respondent: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Inc.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Citation: 421 F3d 1169
Supreme Court Docket

Lilly M. Ledbetter
v.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Inc.
550 U.S. 618 (2007)
Question Presented:

Whether and under what circumstances a plaintiff may bring an action under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 alleging illegal pay discrimination when the disparate pay is received during the statutory limitations period, but is the result of intentionally discriminatory pay decisions that occurred outside the limitations period.

Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 27, 2006

Holding: affirmed
Vote: 5-4
Opinion By:
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