Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Peabody Western Coal CompanyPetition for certiorari denied on October 3, 2011
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|10-1080||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2011|
Issue: Whether the Secretary of the Interior is a â€œrequired party,â€ within the meaning of Rule 19(a)(1) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, to an action by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against a private employer, where the challenged conduct was undertaken pursuant to a federally approved mining lease between the employer and an Indian Tribe, but no federal agency is a party to the lease.