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Docket for 07-1601
No. 07-1601
Vide 07-1607
Title:
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, et al., Petitioners
v.
United States, et al.
Docketed:June 25, 2008
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(03-17125, 03-17153, 03-17169)
  Decision Date:March 25, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jun 23 2008 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 25, 2008)
Jun 23 2008 Appendix of Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, et al. filed.
Jul 11 2008 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 25, 2008, for all respondents.
Jul 25 2008 Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States, et al. filed. VIDED.
Jul 25 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Association of American Railroads filed.
Aug 25 2008 Brief of respondents United States, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.
Sep 9 2008 Reply of petitioners Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 10 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2008.
Oct 1 2008 Petition GRANTED and consolidated with No. 07-1607, and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument.
Oct 31 2008 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners in 07-1601. VIDED.
Nov 3 2008 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners in case 07-1607. VIDED.
Nov 17 2008 Joint appendix filed. Statement of costs received. VIDED.
Nov 17 2008 Brief of petitioners Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, et al. filed. VIDED.
Nov 21 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc. filed. VIDED.
Nov 24 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Association of American Railroads filed. VIDED.
Nov 24 2008 Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States, et al. filed. VIDED.
Nov 24 2008 Brief amici curiae of Newmont USA Limited and CanadianOxy Offshore Production Co. filed. VIDED.
Nov 24 2008 Brief amicus curiae of General Electric Company filed. VIDED.
Nov 24 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed. VIDED.
Dec 5 2008 CIRCULATED.
Dec 8 2008 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Dec 16 2008 The time for respondent Department of Toxic Substances Control within which to file the brief on the merits is extended to and including December 22, 2008. VIDED.
Dec 17 2008 Brief of respondent United States filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 22 2008 Brief of respondent California filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2008 Joint motion for divided argument filed by petitioners. VIDED.
Dec 24 2008 Record received from the U.S.C.A. for the 9th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Dec 31 2008 Record received from the U.S.D.C. for the Eastern District of California. (Fresno) (25 boxes) This record was sent by the U.S.C.A. for the 9th Circuit.
Jan 12 2009 Motion for divided argument filed by petitioners GRANTED. VIDED.
Jan 16 2009 Reply of petitioners Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 17 2009 Additional record received from the U.S.D.C. for the Eastern District of California. (Fresno)
Feb 24 2009 Argued. For petitioner in No. 07-1607: Kathleen M. Sullivan, New York, N.Y. For petitioners in No. 07-1601: Maureen E. Mahoney, Washington, D.C. For respondents: Malcolm L. Stewart, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
May 4 2009 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED Stevens, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Kennedy, Souter, Thomas, Breyer, and Alito, JJ., joined. Ginsburg, J., filed a dissenting opinion. VIDED.
Jun 5 2009 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jun 8 2009 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for the Eastern District of California.
Jun 16 2009 Additional record returned to the U.S.D.C for the Eastern District of California.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Maureen E. Mahoney Latham & Watkins LLP(202) 637-2200
    Counsel of Record555 11th Street, NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20004
maureen.mahoney@lw.com
Party name: Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Kenneth P. Alex Senior Assistant Attorney General(510) 622-2137
    Counsel of Record 1515 Clay Street, 20th Floor
P.O. Box 70550
Oakland, CA  94612-0550
Party name: California
 
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: United States, et al.
Other:
Thomas C. Jackson Baker Botts L.L.P.(202) 639-7700
1299 Pennsylvania, Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20004-2400
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States, et al.
 
Charles H. Moellenberg Jr. Jones Day(412) 391-3939
500 Grant Street, Suite 3100
Pittsburgh, PA  15219-2502
Party name: Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc.
 
Joel W. Nomkin Perkins Coie Brown & Bain602351800
2901 N. Central Avenue
Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ  85012-2788
jnomkin@perkinscoie.com
Party name: Newmont USA Limited, and CanadianOxy Offshore Production Co.
 
Carter G. Phillips Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8270
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cphillips@sidley.com
Party name: Association of American Railroads
 
Lawrence A. Salibra II. 1638 Berkshire Road(440) 336-4129
Gates Mill, OH  44040
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation
 
Laurence H. Tribe 420 Houser Hall (617) 495-4621
1575 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA  02138
tribe@law.harvard.edu
Party name: General Electric Company
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