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Docket for 05-1256
No. 05-1256
Title:
Philip Morris USA, Petitioner
v.
Mayola Williams, Personal Representative of the Estate of Jesse D. Williams, Deceased
Docketed:March 31, 2006
Lower Ct:Supreme Court of Oregon
  Case Nos.:(S51805)
  Decision Date:February 2, 2006
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Mar 30 2006 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 1, 2006)
Apr 28 2006 Brief of respondent Mayola Williams in opposition filed.
May 1 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States filed.
May 1 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Product Liability Advisory Council filed.
May 8 2006 Reply of petitioner Philip Morris USA filed. (Distributed)
May 9 2006 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 25, 2006.
May 30 2006 Petition GRANTED limited to Questions 1 and 2 presented by the petition.
Jul 3 2006 Extension of time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits to and including July 28, 2006.
Jul 18 2006 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from counsel for the petitioner.
Jul 20 2006 Extension of time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits to and including September 15, 2006.
Jul 20 2006 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from counsel for the respondent.
Jul 27 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed.
Jul 28 2006 Brief amicus curiae of American Tort Reform Association filed.
Jul 28 2006 Brief amici curiae of Steven L. Chanenson and John Y. Gotanda filed.
Jul 28 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Product Liability Advisory Council filed.
Jul 28 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers filed.
Jul 28 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States filed.
Jul 28 2006 Joint appendix filed.
Jul 28 2006 Brief of petitioner Philip Morris USA filed.
Jul 28 2006 Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation, and Allied Educational Foundation filed.
Jul 28 2006 Brief amici curiae of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Lorillard Tobacco Company filed.
Jul 28 2006 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, et al. filed.
Jul 28 2006 Brief amici curiae of A. Mitchell Polinsky, Steven Shavell, and Cato Institute filed.
Jul 28 2006 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Manufacturers, et al. filed.
Jul 28 2006 Brief amici curiae of Oregon Forest Industries Council, et al. filed.
Aug 10 2006 Letter from James T. Newsom, Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP, received.
Aug 14 2006 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, October 31, 2006.
Aug 14 2006 CIRCULATED.
Sep 14 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Trial Lawyers for Public Justice filed. (Distributed)
Sep 14 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Center for a Just Society filed. (Distributed)
Sep 15 2006 Brief of respondent Mayola Williams filed. (Distributed)
Sep 15 2006 Brief amici curiae of Neil Vidmar, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 15 2006 Brief amici curiae of Professors Keith N. Hylton, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 15 2006 Brief amici curiae of Oregon, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 15 2006 Brief amici curiae of AARP, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 15 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Association of Trial Lawyers of America filed. (Distributed)
Sep 15 2006 Brief amici curiae of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 15 2006 Brief amici curiae of Henry H. Drummonds, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 15 2006 Brief amicus curiae of United Policyholders filed. (Distributed)
Sep 15 2006 Brief amici curiae of Akhil Reed Amar and Arthur McEvoy filed. (Distributed)
Sep 15 2006 Brief amici curiae of Tobacco Control Legal Consortium, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 13 2006 Record received from Supreme Court of Oregon. (9 boxes)
Oct 16 2006 Reply of petitioner Philip Morris USA filed.
Oct 31 2006 Argued. For petitioner: Andrew L. Frey, New York, N.Y. For respondent: Robert S. Peck, Washington, D.C.
Feb 20 2007 Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J. and Kennedy, Souter, and Alito, JJ., joined. Stevens, J., and Thomas, J., filed dissenting opinions. Ginsburg, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Scalia and Thomas, JJ., joined.
Mar 26 2007 MANDATE ISSUED.
Apr 11 2007 Record returned to Supreme Court of Oregon.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Andrew L. Frey Mayer Brown LLP(212) 506-2672
    Counsel of Record1675 Broadway
New York, NY  10019
afrey@mayerbrown.com
Party name: Philip Morris USA
Attorneys for Respondent:
Robert S. Peck Center for Constitutional Litigation, P.C.(202) 944-2874
    Counsel of Record777 6th Street, NW
Suite 520
Washington, DC  20001
robert.peck@cclfirm.com
Party name: Mayola Williams, Personal Representative of the Estate of Jesse D. Williams, Deceased
Other:
Frederick M. Baron Baron & Budd, PC(214) 265-4400
5956 Sherry Lane
Ste.1616
Dallas, TX  75225
Party name: Neil Vidmar, et al.
 
H. Christopher Bartolomucci Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
1919 M Street, N.W., Suite 470
Washington, DC  20036
cbartolomucci@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
 
Steven C. Berman Stoll Stoll Berne Lorting & Schlachter(503) 227-1600
209 SW Oak Street
Suite 500
Portland, OR  97204
Party name: Henry H. Drummonds, et al.
 
Sheila L. Birnbaum Quinn Emanuel Urquhart(212) 849-7000
& Sullivan, LLP
51 Madison Ave., 22nd Floor
New York, NY  10010
Party name: National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, et al.
 
Theodore J. Boutrous Jr. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: Product Liability Advisory Council
 
Brian G. Brooks P.O. Box 605 (501) 733-3457
Greenbrier, AR  72058
bgblawfirm@sbcglobal.net
Party name: Center for a Just Society
 
Thomas W. Brown Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP(503) 323-9000
805 SW Broadway
8th Floor
Portland, OR  97205
Party name: Oregon Forest Industries Council, et al.
 
Elizabeth J. Cabraser Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP(415) 956-1000
275 Battery Street, 30th Floor
San Francisco, CA  94111-3339
ecabraser@lchb.com
Party name: AARP, et al.
 
Kenneth Chesebro 1600 Massachusetts Ave.(617) 661-4423
No. 801
Cambridge, MA  02138
kenchesebro@msn.com
Party name: Akhil Reed Amar and Arthur McEvoy
 
Michael V. Ciresi Robins Kaplanj Miller & Ciresi LLP
2800 LaSalle Plaza
800 LaSalle Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55402
Party name: Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
 
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: American Tort Reform Association
 
Meir Feder Jones Day(212) 326-3939
222 East 41st Street
New York, NY  10017
mfeder@jonesday.com
Party name: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Lorillard Tobacco Company
 
Robert D. Fox Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP(484) 430-5700
401 City Avenue
Suite 500
Bala Cynwyd, PA  19004
Party name: Steven L. Chanenson and John Y. Gotanda
 
Jonathan D. Hacker O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5300
1625 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
jhacker@omm.com
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States
 
Arnold R. Levinson Pillsbury & Levinson, LLP(415) 433-8000
Transamerica Pyramid
600 Montgomery Street, 31st Floor
San Francisco, CA  94111
Party name: United Policyholders
 
Timothy E. Lynch Cato Institute(202) 842-0200
1000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20001
Party name: A. Mitchell Polinsky, Steven Shavell, and Cato Institute
 
Arvin Maskin Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP(212) 310-8000
767 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY  10153
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation, et al.
 
Theodore B. Olson Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
tolson@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Product Liability Advisory Council
 
Timothy M. Sandefur Pacific Legal Foundation(916) 419-7111
950 G Street
Sacramento, CA  95814
tsandefur@pacificlegal.org
Party name: Pacific Legal Foundation
 
Gene Schaerr Winston & Strawn LLP(202) 282-5000
1700 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
gschaerr@winston.com
Party name: National Association of Manufacturers, et al.
 
William B. Schultz Zuckerman Spaeder LLP(202) 778-1800
1800 M Street, N.W., Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20036
wschultz@zuckerman.com
Party name: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, et al.
 
Ronald Simon Simon & Associates(202) 429-0094
1707 N Street, Northwest
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: Professors Keith N. Hylton, et al.
 
Gerson H. Smoger Smoger & Associates, P.C.(510) 531-4529
3175 Monterey Boulevard, Suite 3
Oakland, CA  94602
Party name: Association of Trial Lawyers of America
 
Edward L. Sweda Jr. Tobacco Control Resource Center(617) 373-2026
Northeastern University School of Law
102 Fenway, Suite 117
Boston, MA  02115
Party name: Tobacco Control Legal Consortium, et al.
 
Mary H. Williams Solicitor General(503) 378-4402
Oregon Department of Justice
1162 Court Street, NE
Salem, OR  97301-4096
mary.williams@doj.state.or.us
Party name: Oregon, et al.
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