SHELL OIL CO. v. DARTT

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United States Supreme Court

SHELL OIL CO. v. DARTT(1977)

No. 76-678

Argued: November 7, 1977Decided: November 29, 1977

539 F.2d 1256, affirmed by an equally divided Court.

Mary T. Matthies argued the cause for petitioner. With her on the briefs was Brynn F. Aurelius.

Jefferson G. Greer argued the cause and filed a brief for respondent. *  

PER CURIAM.

The judgment is affirmed by an equally divided Court.

MR. JUSTICE STEWART took no part in the consideration or decision of this case.

[ Footnote * ] Jay S. Siegel, Frank C. Morris, Jr., Robert E. Williams, and Douglas S. McDowell filed a brief for the Equal Employment Advisory Council as amicus curiae urging reversal. [434 U.S. 99, 100]