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Docket for 07-512
No. 07-512
Title:
Pacific Bell Telephone Company, dba AT&T California, et al., Petitioners
v.
linkLine Communications, Inc., et al.
Docketed:October 17, 2007
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(05-56023)
  Decision Date:September 11, 2007
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 17 2007 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 16, 2007)
Oct 29 2007 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 17, 2007.
Oct 30 2007 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the petitioners
Nov 15 2007 Brief amici curiae of Verizon Communications Inc., et al. filed.
Nov 16 2007 Brief amici curiae of Profesors and Scholars in Law and Economics filed.
Nov 16 2007 Brief amici curiae of Commonwealth of Virginia and Nine Other States filed.
Dec 17 2007 Brief of respondents LinkLine Communications, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 28 2007 Reply of petitioners Pacific Bell Telephone Company, dba AT&T California, et al. filed.
Jan 2 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 18, 2008.
Jan 22 2008 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 22 2008 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
May 30 2008 Supplemental brief of respondents LinkLine Communications, Inc., et al. filed.
Jun 3 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 19, 2008.
Jun 23 2008 Petition GRANTED.
Jul 3 2008 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either or neither party received from counsel for the petitioners.
Jul 9 2008 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including August 28, 2008.
Aug 28 2008 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Aug 28 2008 Brief of petitioners Pacific Bell Telephone Company, dba AT&T California, et al. filed.
Sep 3 2008 Brief amici curiae of Professors and Scholars in Law and Economics filed.
Sep 4 2008 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Sep 4 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Abbott Laboratories filed.
Sep 4 2008 Brief amici curiae of Verizon Communications Inc., et al. filed.
Sep 4 2008 Brief amici curiae of Commonwealth of Virginia and 8 Other States filed.
Sep 4 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.
Sep 8 2008 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, December 8, 2008.
Sep 9 2008 Extension of time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits to and including October 14, 2008.
Sep 23 2008 CIRCULATED.
Oct 6 2008 Record received from the U.S.C.A. for the 9th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Oct 9 2008 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Oct 14 2008 Brief of respondents linkLine Communications, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 21 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Comptel filed. (Distributed)
Oct 21 2008 Brief amicus curiae of American Antitrust Institute filed. (Distributed)
Oct 22 2008 Motion for leave to file out-of-time and motion of American Antitrust Institute for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Oct 28 2008 Record received from the U.S.D.C. for the Central District of California. (1 box)
Oct 29 2008 Letter from counsel for the petitioners addressing motion of American Antitrust Institute for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument.
Nov 13 2008 Reply of petitioners Pacific Bell Telephone Company, dba AT&T California, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 17 2008 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Nov 17 2008 Motion for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED and the time is to be divided as follows: 15 minutes for respondents, and 15 minutes for amicus curiae American Antitrust Institute.
Dec 8 2008 Argued. For petitioners: Aaron Panner, Washington, D.C.; and Deanne E. Maynard, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondents: Maxwell M. Blecher, Los Angeles, Cal.; and Richard M. Brunell, Newton, Mass. (for American Antitrust Institute, as amicus curiae.)
Dec 16 2008 Letter from counsel for amicus American Antitrust Institute received, (Distributed)
Feb 25 2009 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, and Alito, JJ., joined. Breyer, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, in which Stevens, Souter, and Ginsburg, JJ., joined.
Mar 30 2009 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Michael K. Kellogg Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel PLLC(202) 326-7902
    Counsel of Record1615 M Street, N.W.
Suite 400
Washington, DC  20036
mkellogg@khhte.com
Party name: Pacific Bell Telephone Company, dba AT&T California, et al.
 
Aaron M. Panner Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.(202) 326-7900
1615 M Street, N.W.
Suite 400
Washington, DC  20036
apanner@khhte.com
Party name: Pacific Bell Telephone Company, dba AT&T California, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Maxwell M. Blecher Blecher & Collins, P.C.(213) 622-4222
    Counsel of Record515 S. Figueroa Street
Suite 1750
Los Angeles, CA  90071
mblecher@blechercollins.com
Party name: linkLine Communications, Inc., et al.
Other:
Mark J. Botti Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP(202) 887-4000
1333 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation
 
Richard M. Brunell Director of Legal Advocacy(202) 600-9640
American Antitrust Institute
2919 Ellicott St., N.W.
Washington, DC  20008
rbrunell@antitrustinstitute.org
Party name: American Antitrust Institute
 
Samuel L. Feder Jenner & Block LLP(202)-639-6000
1099 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20001
sfeder@jenner.com
Party name: Comptel
 
Edwin S. Kneedler Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
Party name: United States
 
Deanne E. Maynard Morrison & Foerster LLP(202) 887-8740
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
DMaynard@mofo.com
Party name: Pacific Bell Telephone Company, dba AT&T California, et al. v. linkLine Communications, Inc., et al.
 
Stephen R. McCullough Senior Appellate Counsel(804) 786-2071
Commonwealth of Virginia
Office of the Attorney General
900 East Main Street
Richmond, VA  23219
smccullough@oag.state.va.us
Party name: Commonwealth of Virginia and 8 Other States
 
Gene Schaerr Winston & Strawn LLP(202) 282-5000
1700 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
gschaerr@winston.com
Party name: Abbott Laboratories
 
J. Gregory Sidak 4512 Edmunds Street, NW(202) 333-2699
Washington, DC  20007
Party name: Professors and Scholars in Law and Economics
 
John Thorne Verizon Communications, Inc.(703) 351-3900
1515 N. Court House Road
Arlington, VA  22201
Party name: Verizon Communications Inc., et al.
 
William E. Thro State Solicitor General(804) 786-2436
Office of Attorney General
900 East Main Street
Richmond, VA  23219
wthro@oag.state.va.us
Party name: Commonwealth of Virginia and Nineteen Other States
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