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Docket for 02-1028
No. 02-1028
Title:
Norfolk Southern Railway Company, Petitioner
v.
James N. Kirby, Pty Ltd., dba Kirby Engineering, and Allianz Australia Insurance Limited
Docketed:January 8, 2003
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(01-13776)
  Decision Date:August 8, 2002
  Rehearing Denied:October 7, 2002
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jan 6 2003 Petition for writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 7, 2003)
Feb 4 2003 Waiver of right of respondents James N. Kirby, Pty Ltd., dba Kirby Engineering, and Allianz Australia Limited to respond filed.
Feb 4 2003 Consent to the filing of amici briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the respondents, Kirby and MMI General Insurance.
Feb 4 2003 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from counsel for the petitioner.
Feb 4 2003 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 21, 2003.
Feb 6 2003 Brief amicus curiae of Association of American Rairoads filed.
Feb 7 2003 Brief amicus curiae of Transportation Loss Prevention and Security Association filed.
Feb 19 2003 Response Requested . (Due March 21, 2003)
Mar 21 2003 Response to petition from respondents James N. Kirby, Pty Ltd., dba Kirby Engineering, and Allianz Australia Limited filed.
Apr 1 2003 Reply of petitioner Norfolk Southern Railway Company filed.
Apr 2 2003 REDISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 18, 2003.
Apr 21 2003 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Nov 14 2003 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Dec 10 2003 Supplemental brief of respondents James N. Kirby, Pty Ltd., dba Kirby Engineering, and Allianz Australia Limited filed.
Dec 10 2003 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 9, 2004.
Dec 15 2003 Supplemental brief of petitioner Norfolk Southern Railway Company filed. (Distributed)
Jan 9 2004 Petition GRANTED.
Jan 12 2004 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for respondents, Kirby and MMI General Insurance.
Feb 5 2004 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from counsel for the petitioner.
Feb 13 2004 Extension of time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits to and including March 24, 2004.
Feb 13 2004 Extension of time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits to and including May 28, 2004.
Mar 22 2004 Brief amici curiae of American Steamship Owners Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association, Inc., et al. filed.
Mar 24 2004 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Mar 24 2004 Joint appendix filed.
Mar 24 2004 Brief of petitioner Norfolk Southern Railway Company filed.
Mar 24 2004 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Waterfront Employers filed.
Mar 24 2004 Brief amicus curiae of World Shipping Council filed.
Mar 24 2004 Brief amicus curiae of Transportation Loss Prevention and Security Association filed.
Mar 24 2004 Brief amicus curiae of Association of American Railroads filed.
Mar 24 2004 Brief amicus curiae of Air Transport Association of America, Inc. filed.
May 28 2004 Brief of respondents James N. Kirby, Pty Ltd., dba Kirby Engineering, and Allianz Australia Limited filed.
May 28 2004 Brief amicus curiae of Jan Ramberg filed.
May 28 2004 Brief amici curiae of Professors Francesco Berlingieri (Italy), et al. filed.
May 28 2004 Brief amicus curiae of Public Citizen, Inc. filed.
May 28 2004 Brief amici curiae of American Institute of Marine Underwriters, et al. filed.
May 28 2004 Brief amicus curiae of Transportation Intermediaries Association filed.
May 28 2004 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Martin Davies filed.
May 28 2004 Brief amici curiae of National Industrial Transportation League, et al. filed.
May 28 2004 Brief amicus curiae of International Cargo Loss Prevention, Inc. filed.
Jun 9 2004 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Jun 28 2004 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Jul 2 2004 Reply of petitioner Norfolk Southern Railway Company filed.
Jul 23 2004 CIRCULATED.
Aug 10 2004 Record received from U.S.D.C.- Northern District of Georgia. (1 box)
Aug 17 2004 Record received from U.S.C.A. - 11th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Aug 24 2004 SET FOR ARGUMENT Wednesday, October 6, 2004.
Sep 24 2004 The parties are directed to file supplemental briefs addressing the following question: �Does federal or state substantive law govern the questions presented?� The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file an amicus brief on the same question. Briefs are to be filed with the Clerk and served upon opposing counsel on or before 3 p.m., Monday, October 4, 2004. Twenty copies of the briefs prepared under Rule 33.2 may be filed initially in order to meet the October 4 filing date. Forty copies of the briefs prepared under Rule 33.1 are to be filed as soon as possible thereafter.
Oct 4 2004 Supplemental brief of petitioner Norfolk Southern Railway Company filed. (Distributed)
Oct 4 2004 Supplemental brief of respondents James N. Kirby, Pty Ltd., dba Kirby Engineering, and Allianz Australia Limited filed. (Distributed) TBP
Oct 4 2004 Supplemental brief of United States filed. (Distributed)
Oct 6 2004 Argued. For petitioner: Carter G. Phillips, Washington, D.C.; and on behalf of the United States, as amicus curiae, Thomas G. Hungar, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. For respondents: David C. Frederick, Washington, D.C.
Nov 9 2004 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED O'Connor, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Dec 10 2004 JUDGMENT REVERSED.
Jan 24 2005 Record returned to U.S.C.A. - 11th Circuit.
Dec 24 2005 Record returned to U.S.D.C. - Northern Dist. of Georgia



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Mark Haddad Sidley Austin LLP(213) 896-6000
    Counsel of Record555 West Fifth Street
49th Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90013
mhaddad@sidley.com
Party name: Norfolk Southern Railway Company
 
Carter G. Phillips Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8270
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cphillips@sidley.com
Party name: Norfolk Southern Railway Company
Attorneys for Respondents:
Michael F. Sturley 727 East Dean Keeton Street(512) 232-1350
    Counsel of RecordAustin, TX  78705
msturley@law.utexas.edu
Party name: James N. Kirby, Pty Ltd., dba Kirby Engineering, and Allianz Australia Limited
 
David C. Frederick Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.(202) 326-7900
1615 M Street, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC  20036
dfrederick@khhte.com
Party name: James N. Kirby, Pty Ltd., dba Kirby Engineering, and Allianz Australia Limited
Other:
Brian * Wolfman Public Citizen Litigation Group(202) 588-1000
1600 20th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20009
Party name: Public Citizen, Inc.
 
James Attridge Scopelitis Garvin Light Hanson (415) 552-3088
1390 Market Street, #1204
San Francisco, CA  94102
Party name: Transportation Loss Prevention and Security Association
 
David J. Bederman Emory Law School(404) 727-6822
Supreme Court Advocacy Project
1301 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA  30321
lawdjb@emory.edu
Party name: American Steamship Owners Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association, Inc.
 
Kathryn A. Booth Thompson Hine LLP
1920 N Street, NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: National Industrial Transportation League, et al.
 
John W. Butler World Shipping Council(202) 589-0106
1156 15th Street, N. W.
Suite 300
Washington, DC  20005
Party name: World Shipping Council
 
Paul D. Clement Acting Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: United States
 
Richard D. Gluck Garvey Schumert Barer(202) 965-7880
1000 Potomac Street, NW
5th floor
Washington, DC  20007
Party name: Transportation Intermediaries Association
 
John B. Gooch Jr. Montgomery Barnett Brown Read Hammond & Mintz(504) 585-7909
3200 Energy Centre
1100 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA  70163-3200
Party name: Jan Ramberg
 
Joseph G. Grasso Thacher Proffitt & Wood LLP(212) 912-7400
Two World Financial Center
New York, NY  10281
Party name: American Institute of Marine Underwriters, et al.
 
Thomas G. Hungar Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Ave, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
thungar@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Norfolk Southern Railway Company v. James N. Kirby, Pty Ltd., dba Kirby Engineering, and Allianz Australia Limited
 
John Paul Jones 28 Westhampton Way(804) 289-8211
University of Richmond
Richmond, VA  23173
Party name: Professors Francesco Berlingieri (Italy), et al.
 
Stanley McDermott III. DLA Piper US LLP(212) 335-4500
1251 Avenue of the Americas
29th Floor
New York, NY  10020
Party name: International Cargo Loss Prevention, Inc.
 
William E. O'Neil the O'Neil Group LLC(504) 525-3200
2250 Energy Centre
1100 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA  70163
Party name: Professor Martin Davies
 
Daniel Saphire Association of American Railroads (202) 639-2505
425 3rd Street, S.W.
Washington, DC  20024
dsaphire@aar.org
Party name: Association of American Rairoads
 
Robert K. Spotswood Spotswood Sansom & Sansbury LLC(205) 986-3620
940 Concord Center
2100 Third Avenue North
Birmingham, AL  35203
Party name: Air Transport Association of America
 
Thomas D. Wilcox Carroll & Froelich, PLLC(202) 296-3005
2011 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 301
Washington, DC  20006-1895
Party name: National Association of Waterfront Employers
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