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Docket for 07-1209
No. 07-1209
Title:
Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Petitioner
v.
Woodrow F. Sanders
Docketed:March 21, 2008
Linked with 07A588
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  Case Nos.:(06-7001)
  Decision Date:May 16, 2007
  Rehearing Denied:October 23, 2007
Rule 12.4
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jan 11 2008 Application (07A588) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 21, 2008 to February 20, 2008, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Jan 14 2008 Application (07A588) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until February 20, 2008.
Feb 8 2008 Application (07A588) to extend further the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 20, 2008 to March 21, 2008, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Feb 8 2008 Application (07A588) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until March 21, 2008.
Mar 21 2008 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 21, 2008)
Apr 14 2008 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 12, 2008, for all respondents.
May 8 2008 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including May 16, 2008.
May 12 2008 Brief of respondent Woodrow F. Sanders in opposition filed.
May 16 2008 Brief of respondent Patricia D. Simmons in opposition filed.
May 27 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 12, 2008.
May 28 2008 Reply of petitioner James B. Peake, Secretary of Veterans Affairs filed. (Distributed)
Jun 16 2008 Petition GRANTED.
Jul 31 2008 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 21, 2008.
Aug 21 2008 Joint appendix filed. Statement of costs filed.
Aug 21 2008 Brief of petitioner James B. Peake, Secretary of Veterans Affairs filed.
Aug 22 2008 The time within which to file the respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 14, 2008.
Sep 8 2008 SET FOR ARGUMENT Monday, December 8, 2008.
Sep 12 2008 CIRCULATED.
Oct 7 2008 Record recevied from the U.S.C.A. for Veterans Claims. (1 box)
Oct 8 2008 Record received from the U.S.C.A. for the Federal Circuit.
Oct 14 2008 Brief of respondent Patricia D. Simmons filed. (Distributed)
Oct 14 2008 Brief of respondent Woodrow F. Sanders filed. (Distributed)
Oct 21 2008 Motion for divided argument filed by respondents Woodrow F. Sanders and Patricia Simmons.
Oct 21 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Federal Circuit Bar Association filed. (Distributed)
Oct 21 2008 Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 21 2008 Brief amici curiae of American Legion, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 3 2008 Motion for divided argument filed by respondents GRANTED.
Nov 13 2008 Reply of petitioner James B. Peake, Secretary of Veterans Affairs filed. (Distributed)
Dec 8 2008 Argued. For petitioner: Eric D. Miller, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. For respondent Simmons: Christopher J. Meade, New York, N.Y. For respondent Sanders: Mark R. Lippman, La Jolla, Cal.
Jan 23 2009 Additional record received from the U.S.D.C. for the Federal Circuit. (1box)
Apr 21 2009 Judgment REVERSED and REMANDED in Eric K. Shinseki, Secretery of Veterans Affairs v. Woodrow F. Sanders, and judgment VACATED and REMANDED in Eric K. Shinseki v. Patricia D. Simmons. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, and Alito, JJ., joined. Souter, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Stevens and Ginsburg, JJ., joined.
May 26 2009 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jun 18 2009 Record returned to the U.S.C.A. for the Federal Circuit.
Jun 18 2009 Record returned to the U.S.C.A. for Veterans Claims.
Aug 25 2009 Order of United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recalling the mandate and reinstating the appeal of Woodrow F. Sanders received.
Aug 25 2009 Order of United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recalling the mandate and reinstating the appeal of Patricia D. Simmons received.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Elena Kagan Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
    Counsel of Record United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
 
Eric David Miller Assistant to the Solicitor General(202)-514-4063
Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Ave N.W Room 5634
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Attorneys for Respondent:
Mark R. Lippman The Veterans Law Group(858) 456-5840
    Counsel of Record8070 La Jolla Shores Drive
Ste. 437
La Jolla, CA  92037
mlippman@veteranslaw.com
Party name: Woodrow F. Sanders
 
Christopher J. Meade Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202) 663-6000
    Counsel of Record1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
christopher.meade@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Patricia D. Simmons
Other:
Brian R. Matsui Morrison & Foerster LLP(202) 887-8784
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
bmatsui@mofo.com
Party name: American Legion, et al.
 
Richard A. Samp Washington Legal Foundation(202) 588-0302
2009 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20036
rsamp@wlf.org
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation, et al.
 
Blair Elizabeth Taylor Covington & Burling LLP(202) 762-5669
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20004
Party name: Federal Circuit Bar Association
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