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Docket for 06-1249
No. 06-1249
Title:
Wyeth, Petitioner
v.
Diana Levine
Docketed:March 14, 2007
Linked with 08A169
Lower Ct:Supreme Court of Vermont
  Case Nos.:(2004-384)
  Decision Date:October 27, 2006
  Rehearing Denied:December 11, 2006
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Mar 12 2007 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 13, 2007)
Apr 9 2007 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 20, 2007.
Apr 20 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed.
Apr 20 2007 Brief amici curiae of Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc., et al. filed.
Apr 20 2007 Brief of respondent Diana Levine in opposition filed.
Apr 30 2007 Reply of petitioner Wyeth filed.
May 1 2007 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 17, 2007.
May 21 2007 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Dec 21 2007 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jan 2 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 18, 2008.
Jan 2 2008 Supplemental brief of respondent Diana Levine filed. (Distributed)
Jan 2 2008 Supplemental brief of petitioner Wyeth filed. (Distributed)
Jan 16 2008 Letter received from the Solicitor General. (Distributed)
Jan 17 2008 Letter of January 17, 2008, from counsel for respondent received. (Distributed)
Jan 17 2008 Letter of January 17, 2008, from counsel for the petitioner received. (Distributed).
Jan 18 2008 Petition GRANTED. The brief of petitioner is to be filed on or before Monday, February 25, 2008. The brief of respondent is to be filed on or before Monday, March 24, 2008. A reply brief, if any, is to be filed in accordance with Rule 25.3 of the Rules of this Court.
Feb 15 2008 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including May 27, 2008.
Feb 15 2008 The time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 1, 2008.
May 27 2008 Joint appendix filed. Statement of costs received.
May 27 2008 Brief of petitioner Wyeth filed.
May 28 2008 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
May 30 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc. filed.
Jun 2 2008 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 3 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Generic Pharmaceutical Association filed.
Jun 3 2008 Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Jun 3 2008 Brief amici curiae of John E. Calfee, et al. filed.
Jun 3 2008 Brief amici curiae of PhRMA and BIO filed.
Jun 3 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
Jun 3 2008 Brief amicus curiae of DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar filed.
Jul 2 2008 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either or neither party received from counsel for the respondent.
Jul 9 2008 The time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits is further extended to and including August 7, 2008.
Aug 7 2008 Brief of respondent Diana Levine filed. (Distributed).
Aug 8 2008 CIRCULATED.
Aug 12 2008 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Aug 13 2008 Record received from the Supreme Court of Vermont. ( 2 boxes)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amici curiae of Former FDA Commissioners Dr. Donald Kennedy and Dr. David A. Kessler filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amici curiae of Kim Witczak, Sara Bostock, and Healthy Skepticism filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amicus curiae of DES Action filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amici curiae of Torts Professors Mark P. Gergen and Michael D. Green filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amici curiae of Anju Budhwani, M.D., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amici curiae of AARP, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amici curiae of Vermont, et al filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amici curiae of Members of Congress filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amici curiae of New England Journal of Medicine Editors and Authors filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amici curiae of Texas Medical Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Center for State Enforcement of Antitrust and Consumer Protection Laws, Inc. filed. (Distributed).
Aug 14 2008 Brief amici curiae of David B. Ross, M.D. and Stefan P. Kruszewski, M.D. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amici curiae of Daniel Paul Carpenter, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amicus curiae of American Association for Justice filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional and Administrative Law Scholars filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amicus curiae of California Medical Association filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amicus curiae of National Coalition Against Censorship filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amicus curiae of National Conference of State Legislatures filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Consumers Union of the United States filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Senior Citizens League filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Citizens Commission on Human Rights filed. (Distributed)
Aug 18 2008 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, November 3, 2008
Aug 26 2008 Application (08A169) to extend the time to file a reply brief on the merits from September 8, 2008 to September 15, 2008, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Aug 26 2008 Application (08A169) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file a reply brief on the merits until September 15, 2008.
Aug 27 2008 Additional record received from the Supreme Court of Vermont. (1 box)
Aug 27 2008 Letter, dated August 27, 2008, received from the Acting Solicitor General.
Sep 15 2008 Reply of petitioner Wyeth filed. (Distributed)
Oct 6 2008 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Oct 30 2008 Letter from counsel for respondent proposing to lodge copies of a newly issued congressional staff report of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Oct 31 2008 Response from counsel for petitioner to respondent's proposed lodging. Distributed.
Oct 31 2008 The Clerk has approved respondent's proposed lodging. 20 copies of congressional staff report of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform received and distributed.
Nov 3 2008 Argued. For petitioner: Seth P. Waxman, Washington, D.C.; and Edwin S. Kneedler, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for Untied States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: David C. Frederick, Washington, D.C.
Dec 9 2008 Trial Transcripts received from the Supreme Court of Vermont. (1 box containing 6 transcripts)
Feb 4 2009 Letter of February 4, 2009, from counsel for the petitioner received. (Distributed)
Mar 4 2009 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Stevens, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg, and Breyer, JJ., joined. Breyer, J., filed a concurring opinion. Thomas, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Alito, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, J., joined.
Apr 6 2009 MANDATE ISSUED.
May 6 2009 Record returned to the Supreme Court of Vermont.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Seth P. Waxman Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202) 663-6000
    Counsel of Record1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
seth.waxman@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Wyeth
 
Bert W. Rein Wiley Rein LLP(202) 719-7000
1776 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
brein@wileyrein.com
Party name: Wyeth
Attorneys for Respondent:
David C. Frederick Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.(202) 326-7900
    Counsel of Record1615 M Street, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC  20036
dfrederick@khhte.com
Party name: Diana Levine
 
Brian Wolfman Institute for Public Representation(202) 662-9535
600 New Jersey Ave., NW, Suite 312
Washington, DC  20001
wolfmanb@law.georgetown.edu
Party name: Diana Levine
Other:
Charles L. Becker Kline & Specter PC(215) 772-1000
1525 Locust Street
19th Floor
Philadelphia, PA  191023
charles.becker@klinespecter.com
Party name: AARP, et al.
 
Stanley D. Bernstein Bernstein Liebhard & Lifshitz LLP(212) 779-1414
10 East 40th Street, 22nd Floor
New York, NY  10016
Party name: Anju Budhwani, et al.
 
Louis M. Bograd Center for Constitutional Litigation, P.C.(202) 944-2803
777 6th Street, N.W., Suite 520
Washington, DC  20001
lou.bograd@cclfirm.com
Party name: American Association for Justice
 
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: National Conference of State Legislatures
 
Erwin Chemerinsky University of California(949) 824-7722
Irvine School of Law
401 East Peltason Drive
Irvine, CA  92697
echemerinsky@law.uci.edu
Party name: National Coalition Against Censorship
 
Gregory S. Coleman Yetter Coleman LLP(512) 533-0150
221 West Sixth Street, Suite 750
Austin, TX  78701
gcoleman@yettercoleman.com
Party name: Daniel Paul Carpenter, et al.
 
R. Brent Cooper Cooper & Scully PC(214) 712-9500
900 Jackson Street, Suite 100
Dallas, TX  75202
brent.cooper@cooperscully.com
Party name: Texas Medical Association, et al.
 
Kenneth S. Geller Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
kgeller@mayerbrown.com
Party name: Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc.
 
Joe G. Hollingsworth Hollingsworth LLP(202) 898-5800
1250 I Street, NW
Washington, DC  20005
hollingsworth@hollingsworthllp.com
Party name: John E. Calfee, 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
Party name: United States
 
W. Mark Lanier The Lanier Law Firm(713) 659-5200
6810 FM 1960 W
Houston, TX  77069
Party name: Kim Witczak, Sara Bostock, and Healthy Skepticism
 
Eric G. Lasker Hollingsworth LLP(202) 898-5800
1350 I Street, NW
Washington, DC  20005
elasker@hollingsworthllp.com
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation. et al.
 
Jay P. Lefkowitz Kirkland & Ellis LLP(202) 879-5000
655 Fifteenth Street NW
Washington, DC  20005
jlefkowitz@kirkland.com
Party name: Generic Pharmaceutical Association
 
Kevin O. Leske Assistant Attorney General(802) 828-3171
109 State Street
Montpelier, VT  05609
Party name: Vermont, et al
 
Aaron M. Levine Aaron M Levine & Associates(202)-833-8040
1320 Nineteenth Street, N.W.
Fifth Floor
Washington, DC  20036
aaronlevinelaw@aol.com
Party name: DES Action
 
Robert A. Long Jr. Covington & Burling LLP(202) 662-6000
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
rlong@cov.com
Party name: Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
 
Jonathan S. Massey 7504 Oldchester Rd.(301) 915-0990
Bethesda, MD  20817
Party name: Members of Congress
 
Thomas W. Merrill 435 West 116th Street(203) 436-8990
Room 725
New York, NY  10027
tmerri@law.columbia.edu
Party name: Canter for State Enforcement of Antitrust and Consumer Protection Laws, Inc.
 
John S. Miles William Olson PC(703) 356-5070
8180 Greensboro Drive
Suite 1070
McLean, VA  22102
Party name: Senior Citizens League
 
Kendrick L. Moxon Moxon & Korbin(213) 487-4468
3055 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 900
Los Angeles, CA  90010
Party name: Citizens Commission on Human Rights
 
Collyn A. Peddie Law Offices of Collyn Peddie(713) 236-7783
440 Louisiana St.
Suite 900
Houston, TX  77002-4205
cp@collynpeddie.com
Party name: California Medical Association
 
Michael J. Quirk Williams Cooper Berezofsky(215)-557-0099
1515 Market St., Suite 1300
Philadelphia, PA  19102
mquirk@wcblegal.com
Party name: David B. Ross M.D., and Stefan P. Kruszrwski M.D.
 
Mark R. Savage Consumers Union of United States, Inc.(415) 431-6747
1535 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA  94103
Party name: Consumers Union of the United States
 
Gerson H. Smoger Smoger & Associates, P.C.(510) 531-4529
3175 Monterey Boulevard, Suite 3
Oakland, CA  94602
Party name: New England Journal of Medicine Editors and Authors
 
Michael F. Sturley 727 East Dean Keeton Street(512) 232-1350
Austin, TX  78705
msturley@law.utexas.edu
Party name: Torts Professors Mark P. Gergen and Michael D. Green
 
Daniel E. Troy Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8000
1501 K Street, NW
Street, NW
Washington, DC  20005
Party name: DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
 
Alan E. Untereiner Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber LLP(202) 775-4500
1801 K Street, N.W., Suite 411
Washington, DC  20006
auntereiner@robbinsrussell.com
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
 
David C. Vladeck Georgetown University Law Center(202) 662-9540
600 New Jersey Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20001
Party name: Former FDA Commissioners Dr. Donald Kennedy and Dr. David A. Kessler
 
Elizabeth B. Wydra Constitutional Accountability Center(202) 296-6889
1200 18th St., N.W., Suite 501
Washington, DC  20036
elizabeth@theusconstitution.org
Party name: Constitutional Accountability Center
 
Ernest A. Young 203 Strolling Way(919) 360-7718
Durham, NC  27708
young@law.duke.edu
Party name: Constitutional and Administrative Law Scholars
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