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Docket for 06-278
No. 06-278
Title:
Deborah Morse, et al., Petitioners
v.
Joseph Frederick
Docketed:August 29, 2006
Linked with 06A30
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(03-35701)
  Decision Date:March 10, 2006
  Rehearing Denied:April 18, 2006
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jun 27 2006 Application (06A30) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 17, 2006 to September 15, 2006, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Jul 12 2006 Application (06A30) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until August 28, 2006.
Aug 28 2006 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 28, 2006)
Sep 27 2006 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from counsel for the petitioners.
Sep 27 2006 Brief of respondent Joseph Frederick in opposition filed.
Sep 27 2006 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from counsel for the respondent Joseph Frederick.
Sep 28 2006 Brief amici curiae of D.A.R.E. America, et al. filed.
Sep 28 2006 Brief amici curiae of National School Boards Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 9 2006 Reply of petitioners Deborah Morse, et al. filed.
Oct 11 2006 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 27, 2006.
Oct 30 2006 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 3, 2006.
Nov 6 2006 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 9, 2006.
Nov 17 2006 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 21, 2006.
Nov 27 2006 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 1, 2006.
Dec 1 2006 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by National School Boards Association, et al. GRANTED.
Dec 1 2006 Petition GRANTED. The brief of petitioners is to be filed with the Clerk and served upon opposing counsel on or before 2 p.m., Friday, January 5, 2007. The brief of respondent is to be filed with the Clerk and served upon opposing counsel on or before 2 p.m., Friday, February 2, 2007. A reply brief, if any, is to be filed with the Clerk and served upon opposing counsel on or before 2 p.m., Friday, February 16, 2007.
Dec 8 2006 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the petitioners.
Dec 18 2006 Extension of time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits to and including January 16, 2006.
Dec 18 2006 Extension of time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits to and including February 20, 2007.
Jan 16 2007 Joint appendix filed.
Jan 16 2007 Brief of petitioner Deborah Morse, et al. filed.
Jan 16 2007 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jan 16 2007 Brief amici curiae of D.A.R.E. America, et al. filed.
Jan 16 2007 Brief amici curiae of National School Boards Association, et al. filed.
Jan 17 2007 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, March 19, 2007.
Jan 23 2007 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Jan 31 2007 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 9th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Feb 5 2007 CIRCULATED.
Feb 15 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Rutherford Institute filed. (Distributed)
Feb 19 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Liberty Counsel filed. (Distributed)
Feb 20 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Alliance Defense Fund filed. (Distributed)
Feb 20 2007 Brief amici curiae of Student Press Law Center, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 20 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Liberty Legal Institute filed. (Distributed)
Feb 20 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Students for Sensible Drug Policy filed. (Distributed)
Feb 20 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Christian Legal Society filed. (Distributed)
Feb 20 2007 Brief amici curiae of National Coalition Against Censorship, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 20 2007 Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law and Justice filed. (Distributed)
Feb 20 2007 Brief of respondent Joseph Frederick filed. (Distributed)
Feb 20 2007 Brief amici curiae of Drug Policy Alliance, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 20 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 20 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Individual Rights filed. (Distributed)
Mar 5 2007 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Mar 5 2007 Record received from U.S.D.C. of Alaska. (1 envelope)
Mar 12 2007 Reply of petitioners Deborah Morse, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 19 2007 ARGUED. For petitioners: Kenneth W. Starr, Los Angeles, California (20 minutes); and Edwin S. Kneedler, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (10 minutes - for United States, as amicus curiae, supporting petitioners.) For respondent: Douglas K. Mertz, Juneau, Alaska (30 minutes.)
Apr 17 2007 Statement of costs for printing received.
Jun 25 2007 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, and Alito, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed a concurring opinion. Alito, J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Kennedy, J., joined. Breyer, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment in part and dissenting in part. Stevens, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Souter and Ginsburg, JJ., joined.
Jul 27 2007 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Oct 16 2007 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for the District of Alaska.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Kenneth W. Starr One Bear Place #97096(254) 659-5200
Waco, TX  76798
office_of_president @baylor.edu
Party name: Deborah Morse, et al.
Attorneys for Respondent:
Douglas K. Mertz Mertz Law Office(907) 586-4004
319 Seward Street
Juneau, AK  99801
Party name: Joseph Frederick
Other:
Preeta D. Bansal Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP(212) 735-3000
Four Times Square
New York, NY  10036
Party name: National Coalition Against Censorship, et al.
 
Gregory S. Baylor Center for Law & Religious Freedom(703) 642-1070
Christian Legal Society
8001 Braddock Rd., Suite 300
Springfield, VA  22151
Party name: Christian Legal Society
 
Brooks M. Beard Morrison & Foerster LLP(415) 268-7000
425 market Street
San Francisco, CA  94105
Party name: Students for Sensible Drug Policy
 
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
 
Jon W. Davidson Legal Director(213) 382-7600
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.
3325 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 1300
Los Angeles, CA  90010
jdavidson@lambdalegal.org
Party name: Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.
 
David T. Goldberg Donahue & Goldberg, LLP(212) 334-8813
99 Hudson Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY  10013
david@donahuegoldberg.com
Party name: Drug Policy Alliance, et al.
 
James J. Knicely Rutherford Institute(434) 978-3888
1440 Sachem Place
Charlottesville, VA  22901
Party name: Rutherford Institute
 
Michael E. Rosman Center for Individual Rights(202) 833-8400
1233 20th St., NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC  20036
rosman@cir-usa.org
Party name: Center for Individual Rights
 
Gene Schaerr Winston & Strawn LLP(202) 282-5000
1700 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
gschaerr@winston.com
Party name: D.A.R.E. America, et al.
 
Jay Alan Sekulow American Center for Law & Justice(202) 546-8890
201 Maryland Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC  20002
sekulow@aclj.org
Party name: American Center for Law and Justice
 
Kelly J. Shackelford Liberty Institute(972) 941-4444
2001 Plano Parkway, Suite 1600
Plano, TX  75075
kshackford@libertyinstitute.org
Party name: Liberty Legal Institute
 
Michael E. Smith 7404 North Spalding Ave.(559) 431-5600
Fresno, CA  93721
Party name: National School Boards Association, et al.
 
Mathew D. Staver Liberty Counsel(800) 671-1776
1055 Maitland Center Commons
Second Floor
Maitland, FL  32751
court@lc.org
Party name: Liberty Counsel
 
Kevin H. Theriot Alliance Defending Freedom(913) 685-8000
15192 Rosewood
Leawood, KS  66224
kevintheriot@bellsouth.net
Party name: Alliance Defense Fund
 
Sonja R. West School of Law(706)-542-5145
University of Georgia
Athens, GA  30606
Party name: Student Press Law Center, et al.
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