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Docket for 07-210
No. 07-210
Title:
John Bridge, et al., Petitioners
v.
Phoenix Bond & Indemnity Co., et al.
Docketed:August 17, 2007
Linked with 07A4
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(06-1160)
  Decision Date:February 20, 2007
  Rehearing Denied:April 17, 2007
Discretionary Court  
  Decision Date:December 21, 2005
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jun 29 2007 Application (07A4) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 16, 2007 to August 15, 2007, submitted to Justice Stevens.
Jul 3 2007 Application (07A4) granted by Justice Stevens extending the time to file until August 15, 2007.
Aug 15 2007 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 17, 2007)
Sep 11 2007 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 17, 2007.
Oct 15 2007 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including November 16, 2007.
Nov 16 2007 Brief amicus curiae of McKesson Corporation filed.
Nov 16 2007 Brief of respondents Phoenix Bond & Indemnity Co., et al.
Nov 28 2007 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 4, 2008.
Dec 6 2007 Reply of petitioners John Bridge, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 4 2008 Petition GRANTED limited to the following Question: �Whether reliance is a required element of a RICO claim predicated on mail fraud and, if it is, whether that reliance must be by the plaintiff.� The brief of petitioners is to be filed on or before Thursday, February 14, 2008. The brief of respondents is to be filed on or before Wednesday, March 12, 2008. A reply brief, if any, is to be filed in accordance with Rule 25.3 of the Rules of this Court.
Jan 30 2008 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, April 14, 2008.
Feb 5 2008 Record received from the U.S.C.A for the 7th Circuit. (1 box)
Feb 14 2008 Joint appendix filed. (Joint appendix in two volumes).
Feb 14 2008 Brief of petitioner John Bridge, et al. filed.
Feb 21 2008 Brief amicus curiae of McKesson Corporation filed.
Feb 21 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
Feb 21 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.
Mar 12 2008 Brief of respondents Phoenix Bond & Indemnity Co., et al. filed.
Mar 18 2008 Brief amicus curiae of International Association of Insurance Receivers filed. (Distributed)
Mar 19 2008 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Mar 19 2008 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. (Distributed)
Mar 19 2008 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Shareholder and Consumer (Distributed)Attorneys filed.
Mar 19 2008 Brief amici curiae of Connecticut, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 20 2008 CIRCULATED.
Mar 25 2008 Record received from the U.S.D.C. for the Northern District of Illinois.
Mar 31 2008 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Apr 7 2008 Reply of petitioners John Bridge, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 14 2008 Argued. For petitioners: Theodore M. Becker, Chicago, Ill. For respondents: David W. DeBruin, Washington, D.C.; and Eric D. Miller, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Jun 9 2008 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Thomas, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Jul 11 2008 JUDGEMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Theodore M. Becker Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP(312) 324-1190
    Counsel of Record77 West Wacker Drive, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL  60601
tbecker@morganlewis.com
Party name: John Bridge, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
David W. DeBruin Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
    Counsel of Record1099 New York Avenue, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
ddebruin@jenner.com
Party name: Phoenix Bond & Indemnity Co., et al.
 
Lowell E. Sachnoff Reed Smith Sachnoff & Weaver LLP(312) 207-6485
10 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL  60606
Party name: BCS Services, Inc.
Other:
Beth S. Brinkmann Morrison & Foerster LLP(202) 887-1544
2000 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20006-1888
bbrinkmann@mofo.com
Party name: McKesson Corporation
 
C. Philip Curley Robinson Curley & Clayton PC(312) 663-3100
300 South Wacker Drive
Suite 1700
Chicago, IL  60606
Party name: International Association of Insurance Receivers
 
Gregory G. Garre Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
Party name: the United States
 
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: John Bridge, et al. v. Phoenix Bond & Indemnity Co., et al.
 
Kevin P. Roddy Wilentz Goldman & Spitzer P.A.(732) 636-8000
90 Woodbridge Center Drive
Suite 900
Woodbridge, NJ  07095
Party name: National Association of Shareholder and Consumer Attorneys
 
Richard A. Samp Washington Legal Foundation(202) 588-0302
2009 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20036
rsamp@wlf.org
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation
 
Gene Schaerr Winston & Strawn LLP(202) 282-5000
1700 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
gschaerr@winston.com
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
 
Robert B.aruch Teitelman Assistant Attorney General(860) 808-5020
50 Elm Street
P.O. Box 120
Hartford, CT  06141-0120
Party name: Connecticut, et al.
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