Docket for 06-457
No. 06-457
Title:
G. Steven Rowe, Attorney General of Maine, Petitioner
v.
New Hampshire Motor Transport Association, et al.
Docketed:October 2, 2006
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  Case Nos.:(05-2136)
  Decision Date:May 19, 2006
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Aug 16 2006 Motion (06M20) of petitioner for leave to file a petition for a writ of certiorari under seal with redacted copies for the public record filed.
Aug 16 2006 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 1, 2006)
Aug 23 2006 MOTION (06M20) DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 25, 2006.
Oct 2 2006 Motion (06M20) of petitioner for leave to file a petition for a writ of certiorari under seal with redacted copies for the public record Granted.
Oct 12 2006 Waiver of right of respondents New Hampshire Motor Transport Association, et al. to respond filed.
Oct 18 2006 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 3, 2006.
Oct 25 2006 Brief amici curiae of Tobacco Control Legal Consortium, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 25 2006 Brief amici curiae of California and 35 Other States filed.
Oct 30 2006 Response Requested . (Due November 29, 2006)
Nov 29 2006 Brief of respondents New Hampshire Motor Transport Association, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 11 2006 Reply brief of G. Steven Rowe, Attorney General of Maine filed. (Distributed)
Dec 13 2006 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 5, 2007.
Jan 8 2007 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 25 2007 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 1 2007 Supplemental brief of petitioner G. Steven Rowe, Attorney General of Maine filed. (Distributed)
Jun 5 2007 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 21, 2007.
Jun 25 2007 Petition GRANTED.
Jul 5 2007 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 23, 2007.
Aug 22 2007 Brief amici curiae of Tobacco Control Legal Consortium, et al. filed.
Aug 23 2007 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Aug 23 2007 Brief of petitioner G. Steven Rowe, Attorney General of Maine filed.
Aug 23 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America, Inc. in support of neither party filed.
Aug 23 2007 Brief amici curiae of National Conference of State Legislatures, et al. filed.
Aug 23 2007 Brief amici curiae of California, et al. filed.
Aug 30 2007 The time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including October 11, 2007.
Oct 11 2007 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Oct 11 2007 Brief amici curiae of Federal Express Corporation, et al. filed.
Oct 11 2007 Brief of respondents New Hampshire Motor Transport Association, et al. filed.
Oct 11 2007 Brief amici curiae of American Trucking Association, and Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
Oct 15 2007 SET FOR ARGUMENT Wednesday, November 28, 2007.
Oct 23 2007 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Oct 23 2007 Record received from U.S.Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. (1 Box) (This record contains sealed documents.)
Oct 25 2007 Record received from U.S.D.C. for the District of Maine. (2 boxes) (This record contains sealed documents)
Nov 2 2007 CIRCULATED.
Nov 9 2007 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Nov 13 2007 Reply of petitioner G. Steven Rowe, Attorney General of Maine filed. (Distributed)
Nov 28 2007 Argued. For petitioner: Paul Stern, Deputy Attorney General, Augusta, Me. For respondents: Beth S. Brinkmann, Washington, D.C.; and Douglas Hallward-Driemeier, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Feb 20 2008 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Stevens, Kennedy, Souter, Thomas, Ginsburg, and Alito, JJ., joined, and in which Scalia, J., joined in part. Ginsburg, J., filed a concurring opinion. Scalia, J., filed an opinion concurring in part.
Mar 24 2008 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Apr 2 2008 Record returned to the U.S.C.A. for the First Circuit.
Apr 2 2008 Record returned to the U.S.D.C. for the District of Maine.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Paul Stern Deputy Attorney General(207) 626-8568
    Counsel of Record Office of the Attorney General
Six State House Station
Augusta, ME  04333-0006
paul.d.stern@maine.gov
Party name: G. Steven Rowe, Attorney General of Maine
Attorneys for Respondents:
Beth S. Brinkmann Morrison & Foerster LLP(202) 887-1544
    Counsel of Record2000 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20006-1888
bbrinkmann@mofo.com
Party name: New Hampshire Motor Transport Association, et al.
Other:
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
 
Kathleen Hoke Dachille Legal Resource Center for Tobacco Regulation, Litigation & Advocacy(410)-706-1294
500 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD  21201
Party name: Tobacco Control Legal Consortium, et al.
 
Douglas Hallward-Driemeier Assistant to the Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: G. Steven Rowe, Attorney General of Maine v. New Hampshire Motor Transport Association, et al.
 
Laura W. Kaplan Deputy Attorney General(916) 323-3822
1300 I Street
P.O. Box 944255
Sacramento, CA  94244-2550
Party name: California and 35 Other States
 
Matthew L. Myers Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids(202) 296-5469
1400 eye Street
Suite 1200
Washington, DC  20005
Party name: Tobacco Control Legal Consortium
 
Carter G. Phillips Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8270
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cphillips@sidley.com
Party name: Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America, Inc. in support of neither party
 
Richard Ruda 108 Newlands St.(202) 365-1363
Chevy Chase, MD  20815
rmruda@hotmail.com
Party name: National Conference of State Legislatures
 
Robert K. Spotswood Spotswood Sansom & Sansbury LLC(205) 986-3620
940 Concord Center
2100 Third Avenue North
Birmingham, AL  35203
Party name: Federal Express Corporation, et al.
 
Evan M. Tager Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
etager@mayerbrown.com
Party name: 10112007