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Docket for 03-1488
No. 03-1488
Title:
Ulysses Tory, et al., Petitioners
v.
Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.
Docketed:April 29, 2004
Lower Ct:Court of Appeal of California, Second Appellate District
  Case Nos.:(B159437)
  Decision Date:October 29, 2003
Discretionary Court  
  Decision Date:January 28, 2004
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Apr 26 2004 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 1, 2004)
May 19 2004 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 1, 2004.
Jul 1 2004 Brief of respondent Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. in opposition filed.
Jul 13 2004 Reply of petitioners Ulysses Tory and Ruth Craft filed. (Distributed)
Jul 14 2004 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 27, 2004.
Sep 28 2004 Petition GRANTED.
Nov 1 2004 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party recieved from counsel for the petitioners
Nov 9 2004 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from counsel for the respondents.
Nov 12 2004 Joint appendix filed.
Nov 12 2004 Brief of petitioners Ulysses Tory and Ruth Craft filed.
Nov 12 2004 Brief amici curiae of Los Angeles Times Communications LLC, et al. filed.
Nov 12 2004 Brief amicus curiae of Thomas Jefferson Center for Protection of Free Expression filed.
Nov 12 2004 Brief amici curiae of Historians Alfred Brophy, Paul Finkelman, Kermit Hall, Michael Meyerson and Stephen Siegel filed.
Nov 12 2004 Brief amicus curiae of AFL/CIO filed.
Nov 12 2004 Brief amici curiae of Michelangelo Delfino and Mary Day filed.
Dec 17 2004 Brief of respondent Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. filed.
Jan 19 2005 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, March 22, 2005.
Jan 20 2005 Reply of petitioners Ulysses Tory and Ruth Craft filed.
Feb 4 2005 CIRCULATED.
Mar 1 2005 Record received from Court of Appeal of California. (1 box)
Mar 18 2005 Letter from counsel for the respondent received. (Distributed).
Mar 21 2005 Letter from counsel for the petitioners received. (Distributed).
Mar 22 2005 Argued. For petitioners: Erwin Chemerinsky, Durham, N.C. For respondent: Jonathan B. Cole, Sherman Oaks, Cal.
Apr 11 2005 Suggestion of death filed by counsel for the respondent Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. (Distributed)
Apr 13 2005 Response of petitioners Ulysses Tory and Ruth Craft filed. (Distributed)
May 31 2005 Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED Breyer, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Rehnquist, C. J., and Stevens, O'Connor, Kennedy, Souter, and Ginsburg, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Scalia, J., joined.
Jul 1 2005 MANDATE ISSUED.
Jul 15 2005 Record returned to Court of Appeal of California, Second Appellate District.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Erwin Chemerinsky University of California(949) 824-7722
    Counsel of RecordIrvine School of Law
401 East Peltason Drive
Irvine, CA  92697
echemerinsky@law.uci.edu
Party name: Ulysses Tory, et al.
Attorneys for Respondent:
Jonathan B. Cole 15260 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 920(818) 788-9500
    Counsel of RecordSherman Oaks, CA  91403
Party name: Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.
Other:
James B. Coppess American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations(202) 637-5337
815 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: AFL/CIO
 
Michael I Meyerson University of Baltiimore School of Law(410) 837-4550
1420 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD  21201
Party name: Historians Alfred Brophy, Paul Finkelman, Kermit Hall, Michael Meyerson and Stephen Siegel
 
Robert M. O'Neil Thomas Jefferson Center for Protection of Free Expression(434) 295-4784
400 Worrell Drive
Charlottesville, VA  22911
Party name: Thomas Jefferson Center for Protection of Free Expression
 
Jeremy B. Rosen Horvitz & Levy LLP(818) 995-0800
15760 Ventura Boulevard
18th Floor
Encino, CA  91436
jrosen@horvitzlevy.com
Party name: Michelangelo Delfino and Mary Day
 
Kelli L. Sager Davis Wright Tremaine LLP(213) 633-6800
865 S. Figueroa Street
Suite 2400
Los Angeles, CA  90017
Party name: Los Angeles Times Communications LLC, et al.
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