Docket for 07-21
No. 07-21
Vide 07-25
Title:
William Crawford, et al., Petitioners
v.
Marion County Election Board, et al.
Docketed:July 5, 2007
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(06-2218, 06-2317)
  Decision Date:January 4, 2007
  Rehearing Denied:April 5, 2007
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jul 2 2007 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 6, 2007)
Jul 27 2007 Waiver of right of respondent Marion County Election Board to respond filed.
Aug 6 2007 Brief of State Respondents in opposition filed. VIDED.
Aug 20 2007 Reply of petitioners William Crawford, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 22 2007 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2007.
Sep 17 2007 Supplemental brief of respondents State Respondents filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Sep 25 2007 Petition GRANTED The case is consolidated with No. 07-25 and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. The brief of petitioners is to be filed with the Clerk and served upon opposing counsel on or before 2 p.m., Monday, November 5, 2007. The brief of respondents is to be filed with the Clerk and served upon opposing counsel on or before 2 p.m., Monday, December 3, 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, December 28, 2007. Briefs of amici curiae are to be filed with the Clerk and served upon counsel for the parties on or before 2 p.m., 7 days after the brief for the party supported is filed, or if in support of neither party, within 7 days after the petitioners' brief is filed. VIDED.
Oct 5 2007 Letter from petitioner Indiana Coalition on Housing and Homeless Issues waiving the right to file briefs on the merits in 07-21 and 07-25. VIDED.
Oct 11 2007 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party, or neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Oct 16 2007 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from counsel for Indiana State respondents. VIDED.
Oct 17 2007 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the respondents Marion County Election Board, et al.
Oct 19 2007 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from counsel for petitioners Indiana Democratic Party. VIDED.
Nov 5 2007 Joint appendix filed. VIDED. (Statement of costs filed)
Nov 5 2007 Brief of petitioners William Crawford, et al. filed.
Nov 9 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Richard L.Hasen filed. VIDED.
Nov 9 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund filed. VIDED.
Nov 12 2007 Brief amicus curiae of United States Congressman Keth Ellison filed. VIDED.
Nov 12 2007 Brief amici curiae of National Congress of American Indians, et al. filed. VIDED.
Nov 12 2007 Brief amici curiae of Cyber Privacy Project, et al. filed. VIDED.
Nov 12 2007 Brief amici curiae of Dr. Frederick C. Schaffer, et al. filed. VIDED.
Nov 12 2007 Brief amici curiae of Asian American Justice Center, et al. filed. VIDED.
Nov 13 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Erwin Chemerinsky in Support of Neither Party filed. VIDED.
Nov 13 2007 Brief amici curiae of R. Michael Alvarez, et al. filed. VIDED.
Nov 13 2007 Brief amicus curiae of NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. filed. VIDED.
Nov 13 2007 Brief amici curiae of United States Senator Dianne Feinstien, and U.S. Representatives Robert A. Brady and Zoe Lofgren filed. VIDED.
Nov 13 2007 Brief amici curiae of AARP and National Senior Citizens Law Center filed. VIDED.
Nov 13 2007 Brief amici curiae of Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, et al. filed. VIDED.
Nov 13 2007 Brief amici curiae of Historians and Other Scholars filed. VIDED.
Nov 13 2007 Brief amici curiae of National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, et al. filed. VIDED.
Nov 13 2007 Brief amici curiae of Electronic Privacy Information Center, et al. filed. VIDED.
Nov 13 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund filed. VIDED.
Nov 13 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Rutherford Institute filed. VIDED.
Nov 13 2007 Brief amici curiae of League of Women Voters of Indiana Inc., et al. filed. VIDED.
Nov 13 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now filed. VIDED.
Nov 13 2007 Brief amici curiae of Christopher S. Elmendorf and Daniel P. Tokaji filed. VIDED.
Nov 13 2007 Brief amici curiae of Rock the Vote, et al. filed. VIDED.
Nov 13 2007 Brief amici curiae of Brennan Center for Justice, et al. filed. VIDED.
Nov 16 2007 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, January 9, 2008.
Nov 17 2007 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Current and Former State Secretaries of State. VIDED.
Nov 21 2007 CIRCULATED.
Dec 3 2007 Brief of State Respondents filed. VIDED. (Distributed).
Dec 3 2007 Brief of respondent Marion County Election Board filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 3 2007 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Current and Former State Secretaries of State GRANTED. VIDED.
Dec 4 2007 Record received from U.S.C.A. for the 7th Circuit. (1 box)
Dec 4 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Dec 6 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 6 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Georgia Secretary of State Karen C. Handel filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 7 2007 Brief amici curiae of Democrat and Republican Election Professionals filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 10 2007 Brief amici curiae of Center for Equal Opportunity and Project 21 (Voter ID Impact Research) filed. VIDED. (Distributed).
Dec 10 2007 Brief amici curiae of U.S.Senators Mitch McConnell, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 10 2007 Brief amicus curiae of American Unity Legal Defense Fund filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 10 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Evergreen Freedom Foundation filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 10 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Republican National Committee filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 10 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 10 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Doris Anne Sadler filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 10 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Lawyers Democracy Fund filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 10 2007 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 10 2007 Brief amici curiae of Texas, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 10 2007 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed. VIDED.
Dec 10 2007 Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Rights Union filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 10 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Conservative Party of New York State filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 12 2007 Record received from U.S.D.C. for Southern District of Indiana. (1 box)
Dec 20 2007 Reply of petitioners William Crawford, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 4 2008 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED. VIDED.
Jan 9 2008 Argued. For petitioners: Paul M. Smith, Washington, D.C. For respondents: Thomas M. Fisher, Solicitor General, Indianapolis, Ind; and Paul D. Clement, Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Apr 28 2008 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED Stevens, J., announced the judgment of the Court and delivered an opinion, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, J., joined. Scalia, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment in part, in which Thomas and Alito, JJ., joined. Souter, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Ginsburg, J., joined. Breyer, J., filed a dissenting opinion. .
May 30 2008 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jun 10 2008 Acknowledgement of receipt (06/02/08) of judgment from Clerk, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit received.
Aug 15 2008 Record returned to the U.S.C.A. for the Seventh Circuit.
Aug 15 2008 Record returned to the U.S.D.C. for the Southern District of Indiana.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Kenneth J. Falk ACLU of Indiana(317) 635-4059
    Counsel of Record1031 E. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN  46202
kfalk@aclu-in.org
Party name: William Crawford, et al.
 
Paul M. Smith Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
1099 New York Avenue, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
psmith@jenner.com
Party name: William Crawford, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Thomas M. Fisher Solicitor General (317) 232-6255
    Counsel of Record Office of the Attorney General
IGC South, Fifth Floor
302 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN  46204
Tom.Fisher@atg.in.gov
Party name: State Respondents
 
Jon Laramore Faegre Baker Daniels(317) 237-0100
    Counsel of Record300 N. Meridian St., Suite 2700
Indianapolis, IN  46228
jon.laramore@bakerd.com
Party name: Marion County Election Board
Other:
Debo P. Adegbile NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.(212) 965-2249
99 Hudson Street, 16th Floor.
New York, NY  10013
dadegbile@naacpldf.org
Party name: NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
 
Jonathan M. Albano Bingham McCutchen LLP(617) 951-8000
One Federal Street
Boston, MA  02110
jonathan.albano@bingham.com
Party name: Cyber Privacy Project, et al.
 
Samuel R. Bagenstos 405 Hilgard Avenue(310) 267-4728
Los Angeles, CA  90025
Party name: R. Michael Alvarez, et al.
 
Robert F. Bauer Perkins Coie LLP(202) 434-1602
700 13th St.
Suite 600
Washington, DC  20005
Party name: United States Senator Dianne Feinstien, U.S. Representatives Robert A. Brady and Zoe Lofgren
 
Charles H. Bell Jr. Bell McAndrews & Hiltachk(916) 442-7757
455 Capitol Mall, Suite 600
Sacramento, CA  95814
Party name: Lawyers Democracy Fund
 
Patricia A. Brannan Hogan & Hartson, LLP(202) 637-5686
555 Thirteenth St., NW
Washington, DC  20004
Party name: AARP and National Senior Citizens Law Center
 
Karen Celestino-Horseman Austin & Jones PC(317)-632-5633
One North Pennsylvania Suite 220
Indianapolis, IN  46204
Party name: League of Women Voters of Indiana Inc., et al.
 
Richard W. Clary Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP(212) 474-1000
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY  10019-7475
Party name: Professor Erwin Chemerinsky in Support of Neither Party
 
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
 
Mark H. Cohen Troutman Sanders LLP(404) 885-3597
Bank of America Plaza, Suite 5200
600 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Atlanta, GA  30308
mark.cohen@troutmansanders.com
Party name: Georgia Secretary of State Karen C. Handel
 
R. Ted Cruz Solicitor General(512) 936-1824
Office of the Attorney General
P.O. Box 12548, MC-059
Austin, TX  78711-2548
Ted.Cruz@aog.state.tx.us
Party name: Texas, et al.
 
Walter Dellinger O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5319
1625 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
wdellinger@omm.com
Party name: Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
 
Vernle C. Durocher Jr. Dorsey & Whitney LLP(612) 340-2600
50 South Sixth Street, Suite 1500
Minneapolis, MN  55402
durocher.skip@dorsey.com
Party name: National Congress of American Indians, et al.
 
Peter J. Ferrara 2011 Freedom Lane(703) 582-8466
Falls Church, VA  22043
peterferrara@msn.com
Party name: American Civil Rights Union
 
Steven Geoffrey Gieseler Pacific Legal Foundation(772)-781-7787
1002 SE Monterey Commons Blvd.
Suite 102
Stuart, FL  34996
Party name: Pacific Legal Foundation
 
Richard L. Hasen 919 Albany Street(213) 736-1466
Los Angeles, CA  90015
rick.hasen@lls.edu
Party name: William Crawford, et al. v. Marion County Election Board, et al.
 
Mark F. Hearne Lathrop & Gage(314) 613-2500
10 South Broadway, Suite 1300
St.Louis, MO  63102
Party name: Democrat and Republican Election Professionals
 
J. Gerald Hebert The Campaign Legal Center(202) 736-2200
215 E Street, NE
Washington, DC  20002
ghebert@campaignlegalcenter.org
Party name: Historians and Other Scholars
 
Thomas J. Josefiak Republican National Committee(202) 863-8500
310 First Street, S.E.
Washington, DC  20003
Party name: Republican National Committee
 
Martin S. Kaufman Atlantic Legal Foundation(914) 834-3322
2039 Palmer Avenue
Larchmont, NY  10538
mskaufman@atlanticlegal.org
Party name: Conservative Party of New York State
 
Kenneth Kimerling Asian American Legal Defense and Education fund(212) 966-5932
99 Hudson Street
12th Floor
New York, NY  10013-2815
kkimerling@aaldef.org
Party name: Asian American Legal Defense and Educaation Fund
 
Daniel F Kolb Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP(212) 450-4000
450 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY  10017
daniel.kolb@davispolk.com
Party name: Current and Former State Secretaries of State
 
John B. Nalbandian Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP(513) 381-2838
425 Walnut Street
Suite 1800, Firstar Tower
Cincinnati, OH  45202-3957
Party name: Center for Equal Opportunity and Project 21
 
Mark A. Packman Gilbert Randolph LLP(202) 772-2320
1100 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC  20005
packmanm@gotofirm.com
Party name: Asian American Justice Center, et al.
 
William Perry Pendley Mountain States Legal Foundation(303) 292-2021
2596 South Lewis Way
Lakewood, CO  80227
Party name: Mountain States Legal Foundation
 
Bradley S. Phillips Munger Tolles & Olson LLP(213) 683-9100
355 South Grand Avenue, 35th Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90071-1560
brad.phillips@mto.com
Party name: Dr. Frederick C. Schaffer, et al.
 
Carter G. Phillips Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8270
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cphillips@sidley.com
Party name: National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, et al.
 
Bert W. Rein Wiley Rein LLP(202) 719-7000
1776 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
brein@wileyrein.com
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation
 
Michael J. Reitz Mackinac Center for Public Policy(989) 631-0900
140 West Main Street
Midland, MI  48640
reitz@mackinac.org
Party name: Evergreen Freedom Foundation
 
Sidney S. Rosdeitcher Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP(212) 373-3000
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY  10019-6064
srosdeitcher@paulweiss.com
Party name: Brennan Center for Justice, et al.
 
Marc Rotenberg Electronic Privacy Information Center(202) 483-1140
1718 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 200
Washington, DC  20009
rotenberg@epic.org
Party name: Electronic Privacy Information Center, et al.
 
Matthew M. Shors O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5300
1625 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
mshors@omm.com
Party name: Mexican American Legal Defense And Educational Fund
 
Charles S. Sims Proskauer Rose LLP(212) 969-3950
Eleven Times Square
New York, NY  10036
csims@proskauer.com
Party name: Rock the Vote, et al.
 
David Overlock. Stewart Ropes & Gray(202) 508-4600
One Metro Center
700 12th Street, NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20005-3948
David.Stewart@ropesgray.com
Party name: Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now
 
Daniel P. Tokaji Ohio State University(614) 292-6566
Moritz College of Law
55 W. 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH  43210
Party name: Christopher s. Elmendorf and Daniel P. Tokaji
 
Gerard F. Treanor Jr. Venable LLP(202) 344-4000
575 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC
Party name: United States Congressman Keth Ellison
 
Wayne C. Turner McTurnan & Turner(317) 464-8181
2400 Market Tower
10 West Market Street
Indianapolis, IN  46204
Party name: Doris Anne Sadler
 
John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute(434) 978-3888
1440 Sachem Place
Charlottesville, VA  22901
johnw@rutherford.org
Party name: Rutherford Institute
 
Barnaby W. Zall Weinberg, Jacobs & Tolani, LLP(301) 231-6943
7018 Tilden Lane
Rockville, MD  20852
bzall@bzall.com
Party name: American Unity Legal Defense Fund