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Docket for 04-1084
No. 04-1084
Title:
Alberto R. Gonzales, Attorney General, et al., Petitioners
v.
O Centro Espirita Beneficente Uniao do Vegetal, et al.
Docketed:February 11, 2005
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(02-2323)
  Decision Date:November 12, 2004
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Dec 1 2004 Application (04A469) for stay of injunction or, in the alternative, to recall and stay mandate, submitted to Justice Breyer.
Dec 1 2004 Order on Application (04A469) entered by Justice Breyer recalling and staying the mandate pending the receipt of a response (due 12/3/04), reply (due 12/7/04), and further order of Justice Breyer or of the Court.
Dec 3 2004 Response to application from respondents O Centro Espirita Beneficente Uniao Do Vegetal, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 7 2004 Reply of applicants John Ashcroft, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 10 2004 Application (04A469) referred to the Court by Justice Breyer
Dec 10 2004 Application (04A469) denied by the Court.
Feb 10 2005 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 14, 2005)
Feb 10 2005 Appendix of Alberto R. Gonzales, Attorney General, et al. filed.
Mar 14 2005 Brief of respondents O Centro Espirita Beneficente Uniao Do Vegetal, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 29 2005 Reply of petitioners Alberto R. Gonzales, Attorney General, et al. filed.
Mar 30 2005 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 15, 2005.
Mar 31 2005 Letter from Acting Solicitor General received. (Distributed).
Apr 18 2005 Petition GRANTED.
May 20 2005 Extension of time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits to and including June 30, 2005.
Jun 13 2005 Extension of time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits to and including September 1, 2005.
Jun 17 2005 Further extension of time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits to and including September 9, 2005.
Jun 17 2005 Further extension of time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits to and including July 8, 2005.
Jul 8 2005 Joint appendix filed. (Jt. appendix in 4 volumes)
Jul 8 2005 Brief of petitioners Alberto R. Gonzales, Attorney General, et al. filed.
Jul 8 2005 Brief amici curiae of Tort Claimants' Committee in support of neither party filed.
Jul 14 2005 Motion of respondents to strike portions of petitioners' brief on the merits filed.
Jul 15 2005 Further extension of time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits to and including September 9, 2005.
Jul 20 2005 SET FOR ARGUMENT on November 1, 2005.
Jul 25 2005 Response of petitioners' in opposition to motion of respondents to strike portions of petitioners' brief on the merits.
Aug 4 2005 Respondents' reply to opposition to motion to strike portions of petitioners' brief on the merits.
Aug 5 2005 CIRCULATED.
Aug 22 2005 Motion to strike portions of petitioners' brief on the merits DENIED.
Sep 8 2005 Brief amicus curiae of Douglas Laycock filed. (Distributed)
Sep 8 2005 Brief of respondents O Centro Espirita Beneficente Uniao Do Vegetal, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 9 2005 Brief amicus curiae of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops filed. (Distributed).
Sep 9 2005 Brief amici curiae of Robert Gable, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 9 2005 Brief amici curiae of John H. Halpern, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 9 2005 Brief amici curiae of Baptist Joint Committee, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 9 2005 Brief amici curiae of International Academy for Freedom of Religion and Belief, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 9 2005 Brief amici curiae of Council on Spiritual Practices, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 9 2005 Brief amici curiae of Various Religious and Civil Rights Organizations - American Jewish Committee, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 9 2005 Brief amicus curiae of Liberty Legal Institute filed. (Distributed)
Sep 26 2005 Record received from U.S.C.A. 10th Circuit. (1 box)
Oct 13 2005 Reply of petitioners Alberto R. Gonzales, Attorney General, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 14 2005 Record received from U.S.D.C. for the Dist. of New Mexico. (4 boxes)
Nov 1 2005 Argued. For petitioners: Edwin S. Kneedler, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. For respondents: Nancy Hollander, Albuquerque, N.M.
Nov 2 2005 Letter from counsel for the respondents received. (Distributed).
Nov 3 2005 Letter from counsel for the petitioner received. (Distributed).
Feb 21 2006 Judgment is affirmed and case remanded. Roberts, C.J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which all other Members joined, except Alito, J., who took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.
Mar 24 2006 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Apr 6 2006 Acknowledgement of receipt (03/28/06) of judgment from Clerk, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit received.
Apr 19 2006 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for 10th Circuit.
Apr 19 2006 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for the District of New Mexico.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Paul D. Clement Acting Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
    Counsel of Record Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: Alberto R. Gonzales, Attorney General, et al.
 
Edwin S. Kneedler Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ
Party name: Alberto R. Gonzales, Attorney General, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Nancy Hollander Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward P.A.(505) 842-9960
    Counsel of Record20 First Plaza
Suite 700
Albuquerque, NM  87102
nh@fbdlaw.com
Party name: O Centro Espirita Beneficiente Uniao Do Vegetal, et al.
Other:
Lee Boothby International Academy for Freedom of Religion and Belief(202) 363-1773
1717 K Street. NW
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: International Academy for Freedom of Religion and Belief, et al.
 
Mark E. Chopko Associate General Counsel(202) 541-3300
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
3211 Fourth Street, N.E.
Washington, DC  20017
Party name: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
 
David T. Goldberg Donahue & Goldberg, LLP(212) 334-8813
99 Hudson Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY  10013
david@donahuegoldberg.com
Party name: Council on Spiritual Practices, et al.
 
Roy S. Haber 570 East 40th Avenue(541) 485-6418
Eugene, OR  97405
Party name: John H. Halpern, et al.
 
Marci A. Hamilton 36 Timber Knoll Drive(215) 353-8984
Washington Crossing, PA  18977
hamilton.marci@gmail.com
Party name: Tort Claimants' Committee, et al in support of neither party
 
Peter D. Kennedy 401 Congress Avenue, Suite 2200 (512) 480-5717
Austin, TX  78701
Party name: Robert Gable, et al.
 
Douglas Laycock University of Michigan Law School(734) 647-9713
625 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI  48109
Party name: douglas Laycock
 
Anthony R. Picarello Jr. 3211 Fourth Street, N.E.(202) 541-3300
Washington, DC  20017
apicarello@usccb.org
Party name: Various Religious and Civil Rights Organizations - American Jewish Committee, et al.
 
Gene Schaerr Winston & Strawn LLP(202) 282-5000
1700 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
gschaerr@winston.com
Party name: Baptist Joint Committee, et al.
 
Kelly J. Shackelford Liberty Institute(972) 941-4444
2001 Plano Parkway, Suite 1600
Plano, TX  75075
kshackford@libertyinstitute.org
Party name: Liberty Legal Institute
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