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Docket for 00-795
No. 00-795 Status: DECIDED
Title: John D. Ashcroft, Attorney General, et al., Petitioners
v.
The Free Speech Coalition, et al.
Docketed:          Lower Ct: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
November 17, 2000 (97-16536)

~~Date~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Proceedings and Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 6 2000Application (A00-302) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ
of certiorari from October 17, 2000 to November 16, 2000,
submitted to Justice O'Connor.
Oct 10 2000 Application (A00-302) granted by Justice O'Connor extending the
time to file until November 16, 2000.
Nov 16 2000Petition for writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 17,
2000)
Dec 18 2000Brief of respondents The Free Speech Coalition, et al. in opposition
filed.
Jan 3 2001 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 19, 2001
Jan 4 2001Reply brief of petitioners Janet Reno, Attorney General, et al. filed.
Jan 22 2001 Petition GRANTED.
SET FOR ARGUMENT October 30, 2001.
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Mar 6 2001 Order extending time to file petitioners' brief on the merits to
and including April 23, 2001.
Mar 6 2001 Motion of Morality in Media, Inc., for leave to file a brief as
amicus curiae filed.
Mar 7 2001 Motion of Sam Brownback, et al. for leave to file a brief as amici
curiae filed.
Mar 16 2001 Motion of Morality in the Media, Inc. for leave to file a brief as
amicus curiae DISTRIBUTED.
Mar 16 2001 Motion of Sam Brownback, et al. for leave to file a brief as
amicus curiae DISTRIBUTED.
Mar 19 2001 Motion of Morality in Media, Inc., for leave to file a brief as
amicus curiae GRANTED.
Mar 19 2001 Motion of Sam Brownback, et al. for leave to file a brief as amici
curiae GRANTED.
Apr 23 2001 Motion of National Center for Missing & Exploited Children for
leave to file a brief as amicus curiae filed.
Apr 23 2001 Motion of National Law Center for Children and Families, et al.
for leave to file a brief as amici curiae filed.
Apr 23 2001Brief amici curiae of New Jersey, et al. filed.
Apr 23 2001Brief of petitioners John D. Ashcroft, Attorney General, et al. filed.
Apr 23 2001 Motion of National Legal Foundation for leave to file a brief as
amicus curiae filed.
Apr 30 2001 Motion of National Center for Missing & Exploited Children for
leave to file a brief as amicus curiae GRANTED.
Apr 30 2001 Motion of National Law Center for Children and Families, et al.
for leave to file a brief as amici curiae GRANTED.
May 10 2001 Motion of National Legal Foundation for leave to file a brief as
amicus curiae DISTRIBUTED.
May 14 2001 Motion of National Legal Foundation for leave to file a brief as
amicus curiae GRANTED.
May 15 2001 Order extending time to file respondents' brief on the merits to
and including July 2, 2001.
Jun 28 2001Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed.
Jul 2 2001Brief amicus curiae of Liberty Project filed.
Jul 2 2001Brief of respondent The Free Speech Coalition, et al. filed.
Jul 2 2001Brief amici curiae of Association of American Publishers, Inc., et al.
filed.
Jul 30 2001Application (A01-91) for an extension of time to file petitioners'
reply brief on the merits, submitted to Justice O'Connor.
Jul 31 2001 Application (A01-91) granted by Justice O'Connor extending the
time to file until August 20, 2001.
Aug 3 2001 Motion of the Solicitor General to dispense with printing the
joint appendix filed.
Aug 14 2001 CIRCULATED.
Aug 16 2001
LODGING consisting of twenty copies of magazine references
submitted by counsel for amici Natl. Law Center for Children and
Families, et al. and distributed.
Aug 20 2001Reply brief of petitioners Janet Reno, Attorney General, et al. filed.
Aug 27 2001 Record filed.
Sep 5 2001 Record filed.
Sep 7 2001 Motion of the Solicitor General to dispense with printing the
joint appendix GRANTED.
Oct 30 2001 ARGUED.
Apr 16 2002 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the
Court, in which Stevens, Souter, Ginsburg, and Breyer, JJ.,
joined. Thomas, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment.
O'Connor, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment in part
and dissenting in part, in which Rehnquist, C.J., and Scalia, J.,
joined as to Part II. Rehnquist, C.J., filed a dissenting opinion,
in which Scalia, J., joined except for the paragraph discussing
legislative history.
May 16 2002 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jun 14 2002 Record returned to the USCA 9th Circuit.
Jun 14 2002 Record returned to the USDC N. Dist. of California.
 


~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Seth P. Waxman Solicitor General
U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, DC 20530
Party name: Janet Reno, Attorney General, et al.
 
Attorneys for Respondent:
H. Louis Sirkin 920 Fourth and Race Tower 5137214876
105 West Fourth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Party name: The Free Speech Coalition, et al.
 
Other Attorneys:
Robin S. Whitehead Morality in Media 2128703216
475 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10115
Party name: Morality in Media
 
Jay Alan Sekulow Amercan Center for Law & Justi2025468890
205 Third Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
Party name: Sam Brownback, et al.
 
Dennis DeConcini 233 Constitution Avenue NE 2025474000
Washington, DC 20002
Party name: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
 
J. Robert Flores Natl.Law Center for Children 7036914626
3819 Plaza Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
Party name: National Law Center for Children and Families, et al.
 
John J. Farmer Jr. Hughes Justice Complex 6092921537
P.O. Box 106
Trenton, NJ 08625-0106
Party name: New Jersey, et al.
 
Barry C. Hodge National Legal Foundation 7574636133
2224 Virginia Beach Blvd.#204
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
Party name: National Legal Foundation
 
William B. Turner Rodgers Joseph O'Donnell 4159562828
311 California St., 10th Fl.
San Francisco, CA 94104
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union, et al.
 
Jodie L. Kelley Jenner & Block 2026396000
601 Thirteenth Street, NW
Washingotn, DC 20005
Party name: Liberty Project
 
R. Bruce Rich Weil Gotshal & manges 2123108000
767 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10153
Party name: Association of American Publishers, Inc., et al.
 
 
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