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Docket for 05-1126
No. 05-1126
Title:
Bell Atlantic Corporation, et al., Petitioners
v.
William Twombly, et al.
Docketed:March 7, 2006
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  Case Nos.:(03-9213)
  Decision Date:October 3, 2005
  Rehearing Denied:January 3, 2006
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Mar 6 2006 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 6, 2006)
Apr 5 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed.
Apr 5 2006 Waiver of right of respondents William Twombly, et al. to respond filed.
Apr 6 2006 Brief amicus curiae of American Petroleum Institute filed.
Apr 6 2006 Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States, et al. filed.
Apr 6 2006 Brief amici curiae of Mastercard International Inc. and Visa Inc. filed.
Apr 6 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.
Apr 6 2006 Brief amici curiae of Economists William Baumol, et al. filed.
Apr 6 2006 Brief amici curiae of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, and The National Association of Manufacturers filed.
Apr 6 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Louisiana-Pacific Corp. filed.
Apr 12 2006 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 28, 2006.
Apr 24 2006 Response Requested . (Due May 24, 2006)
May 24 2006 Brief of respondents William Twombly, et al. in opposition filed.
May 30 2006 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 15, 2006.
May 30 2006 Reply of petitioners Bell Atlantic Corporation, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 19 2006 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2006.
Jun 26 2006 Petition GRANTED.
Jul 10 2006 Extensions of time to file the briefs on the merits. The joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is due on or before August 25, 2006. The respondents' brief on the merits is due on or before October 13, 2006.
Aug 18 2006 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from counsel for the petitioners.
Aug 18 2006 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in suport of either party received from counsel for the respondents.
Aug 25 2006 Joint appendix filed.
Aug 25 2006 Brief of petitioners Bell Atlantic Corporation, et al. filed.
Aug 25 2006 Brief amici curiae of Mastercard International Inc. and Visa Inc. filed.
Aug 25 2006 Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States, et al. filed.
Aug 25 2006 Brief amici curiae of Legal Scholars filed.
Aug 25 2006 Brief amicus curiae of American Petroleum Institute filed.
Aug 25 2006 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Aug 25 2006 Brief amici curiae of Commonwealth of Virginia and 15 Other States filed.
Aug 25 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Americn Bar Association in support of neither party filed.
Aug 25 2006 Brief amici curiae of Economists William Baumol, et al. filed.
Sep 29 2006 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, November 27, 2006.
Oct 4 2006 CIRCULATED.
Oct 11 2006 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Oct 13 2006 Brief of respondents William Twombly, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 13 2006 Brief amici curiae of Legal Scholars Debra Lyn Bassett, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 13 2006 Brief amicus curiae of American Antitrust Institute filed. (Distributed)
Oct 27 2006 Motion for divided argument filed by respondents William Twombly, et al.
Nov 6 2006 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Nov 6 2006 Motion for divided argument filed by respondent DENIED.
Nov 8 2006 Record received from U.S.C.A. 2nd Circuit. (1 envelope)
Nov 9 2006 Reply of petitioners Bell Atlantic Corporation, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 27 2006 Argued. For petitioners: Michael Kellogg, Washington, D.C.; and Thomas O. Barnett, Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice, Washngton, D.C. (For the United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondents: J. Douglas Richards, New York, N.Y.
Nov 29 2006 Record received from U.S.D.C. for the Southern District of New York. (1 box)
May 21 2007 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Souter, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Breyer, and Alito, JJ., joined. Stevens, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Ginsburg, J., joined, except as to Part IV.
Jun 22 2007 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jun 29 2007 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for 2nd Circuit.
Jun 29 2007 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for Southern District of New York.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Michael K. Kellogg Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel PLLC(202) 326-7900
    Counsel of Record1615 M Street, N.W.
Suite 400
Washington, DC  20036
mkellogg@khhte.com
Party name: Bell Atlantic Corporation, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
J. Douglas Richards Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC(212) 838-7797
    Counsel of Record150 East 52nd Street
30th Floor
New York, NY  10022
Party name: William Twombly, et al.
Other:
Thomas O. Barnett Assistant Attorney General
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: Bell Atlantic Corporation, et al. v. William Twombly, et al.
 
Paul D. Clement Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States
 
Roy T. Englert Jr. Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber LLP(202) 775-4500
1801 K Street, N.W., Suite 411
Washington, DC  20006
renglert@robbinsrussell.com
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States, et al.
 
Parker C. Folse III. Susman Godfrey LLP(206) 516-3880
1201 Third Avenue
Suite 3100
Seattle, WA  98101
Party name: American Antitrust Institute
 
Paul H. Friedman Dechert LLP(202) 261-3300
1775 Eye St., NW
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: Louisiana-Pacific Corp.
 
Max Huffman Clifton Ave. and Calhoun Street(513) 556-0116
Room 2M20
Cincinnati, OH  45221
Party name: Legal Scholars
 
Eric Alan Isaacson Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP(619) 231-1058
655 West Broadway, Suite 1900
San Diego, CA  92101
EricI@rgrdlaw.com
Party name: Legal Scholars Debra Lyn Bassett, et al.
 
Donald C. Klawiter Morgan Lewis Bockius LLP(202) 739-3000
111 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20004
Party name: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, and The National Association of Manufacturers
 
Robert A. Long Jr. Covington & Burling LLP(202) 662-6000
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
rlong@cov.com
Party name: American Petroleum Institute
 
Karen J. Mathis American Bar Association(215) 988-5000
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL  60610
Party name: Americn Bar Association in support of neither party
 
Saul P. Morgenstern Kaye Scholer LLP(212) 836-8000
425 Park Avenue
New York, NY  10022
Party name: Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
 
Timothy J. Muris O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5300
1625 Eye Street NW
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: Mastercard International Inc. and Visa Inc.
 
R. Hewitt Pate III. Hunton & Williams LLP(202) 955-1500
1900 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: Economists William Baumol, et al.
 
Richard A. Samp Washington Legal Foundation(202) 588-0302
2009 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20036
rsamp@wlf.org
Party name: Wahington Legal Foundation
 
William E. Thro State Solicitor General(804) 786-2436
Office of Attorney General
900 East Main Street
Richmond, VA  23219
wthro@oag.state.va.us
Party name: Commonwealth of Virginia and 15 Other States
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