CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT – CONTINENTAL AIRLINES

CASE STATUS

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Oct 3, 2011: The United States Supreme Court denied Appellants Derek Carder, et al. file Petition for Writ of Certiorari
Sep 7, 2011: Appellants Derek Carder, et al. file Reply to Opposition to Petition for Writ of Certiorari with the United States Supreme Court
July 25, 2011: Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic at The John Marshall Law School files Amici Curiae brief in support of Appellants’ Petition for Writ of Certiorari.
June 20, 2011: Appellants Derek Carder, et al. file Petition for Writ of Certiorari with the United States Supreme Court
March 22, 2011: Fifth Circuit denies Appeal
Feb 1, 2011: Fifth Circuit hears oral argument
Dec 20, 2010: Appeal calendared for oral argument
Aug 3, 2010: Appellants Derek Carder, et al. file Reply Brief
Jul 9, 2010: Appellee Continental Airlines files Opposition Brief
May 28, 2010: Appellants Derek Carder, et al. file Brief in Brief
Feb 18, 2010: United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit grants Plaintiffs-Petitioners’ Petition for Permission to Appeal.
Jan. 22, 2010: Defendant files Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Petition for Permission to Appeal Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §1292(b) with the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Jan. 21, 2010: Court grants Defendant’s Motion to Stay Pending Resolution of Plaintiffs’ Interlocutory Appeal.
Jan. 15, 2010: Plaintiffs file Petition for Permission to Appeal Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §1292(b) with the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Jan. 8, 2010: Defendant files Motion to Stay Underlying Proceedings Pending Resolution of Plaintiffs’ Appeal.
Jan. 6, 2010: Court grants Plaintiffs’ Motion for Certificate of Appealability.
Jan. 5, 2010: Plaintiffs file Reply in Support of Motion for Certificate of Appealability.
Jan. 4, 2010: Defendant files opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Certificate of Appealability.
Dec. 23, 2009: Court orders expedited response from Defendant to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Certificate of Appealability and requires opposition to be filed by January 4, 2010.
Dec. 22, 2009: Court grants Defendant’s Motion for Continuance extending Defendant’s time to answer Plaintiffs’ First Amended Complaint to January 18, 2010.
Dec. 21, 2009: Plaintiffs file Motion for Certificate of Appealability Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §1292(b) requesting certification to appeal the Court’s November 20th, 2009 Order in which the Court, in part, dismissed Plaintiffs’ third cause of action after concluding that freedom from a hostile work environment was not a cognizable claim under USERRA.
Dec. 15, 2009: Defendant files Motion for Continuance requesting extension until January 18, 2010 to answer Plaintiffs’ First Amended Complaint
Dec. 12, 2009: Plaintiffs file First Amended Complaint pursuant to Judge Hoyt’s November 30th Order.