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Docket for 07-665
No. 07-665
Title:
Pleasant Grove City, Utah, et al., Petitioners
v.
Summum
Docketed:November 20, 2007
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(06-4057)
  Decision Date:April 17, 2007
  Rehearing Denied:August 24, 2007
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Nov 20 2007 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 20, 2007)
Dec 18 2007 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 22, 2008.
Dec 20 2007 Brief amici curiae of Commonwealth of Virginia, Eight Other States, and Puerto Rico filed.
Dec 20 2007 Brief amici curiae of Cities of Casper, Wyoming, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Ogden, Utah filed.
Dec 20 2007 Brief amicus curiae of American Legion, et al. filed.
Jan 7 2008 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 21, 2008.
Feb 21 2008 Brief of respondent Summum in opposition filed.
Mar 7 2008 Reply of petitioners Pleasant Grove City, Utah, et al. filed.
Mar 12 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 28, 2008.
Mar 31 2008 Petition GRANTED.
Apr 28 2008 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Apr 29 2008 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including June 16, 2008.
Apr 29 2008 The time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 15, 2008.
May 1 2008 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Jun 12 2008 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Jun 16 2008 Brief of petitioners Pleasant Grove City, Utah, et al. filed.
Jun 19 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Foundation for Free Expression filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amici curiae of American Humanist Association, et al. filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amici curiae of Alliance Defense Fund, et al. filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amici curiae of Center for Inquiry, et al. filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amicus curiae of City of New York filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amicus curiae of International Municipal Lawyers Association filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amici curiae of Virginia, et al. filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Cities of Casper, Wyoming; Norman, Oklahoma, et al. filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amici curiae of Jewish Social Policy Action Network, et al. filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amici curiae of Foundation for Moral Law, et al. filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amici curiae of American Jewish Committee, et al. filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amici curiae of Faith and Action and Basic Life Principles filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amicus curiae of James Madison Center for Free Speech filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Boy Scouts of America filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amici curiae of Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, et al. filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amici curiae of American Legion, et al. filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Liberty Counsel filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amicus curiae of American Catholic Lawyers Association filed.
Jun 23 2008 Brief amicus curiae of National Legal Foundation filed.
Jun 30 2008 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Jul 31 2008 CIRCULATED
Jul 31 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Rutherford Institute filed. (Distributed)
Aug 12 2008 Record received from U.S.C.A. for the Tenth Circuit. (1 box)
Aug 15 2008 Brief of respondent Summum filed. (Distributed)
Aug 18 2008 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Aug 18 2008 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, November 12, 2008.
Aug 19 2008 Brief amicus curiae of American Jewish Congress filed. (Distributed)
Sep 15 2008 Reply of petitioners Pleasant Grove City, Utah, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 6 2008 Record received from the U.S.D.C. for the Central District of Utah. (1 box) This record contains sealed documents.
Nov 12 2008 Argued. For petitioners: Jay A. Sekulow, Washington, D.C.; and Daryl Joseffer, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. For respondent: Pamela Harris, Washington, D.C.
Feb 25 2009 Judgment REVERSED Alito, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Stevens, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, and Breyer, JJ., joined. Stevens, J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Ginsburg, J., joined. Scalia, J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Thomas, J., joined. Breyer, J., filed a concurring opinion. Souter, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment.
Mar 30 2009 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jun 30 2009 Record returned to the U.S.C.A. for Tenth Circuit.
Jun 30 2009 Record returned to the U.S.D.C. for the Central District of Utah.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Jay Alan Sekulow American Center for Law & Justice(202) 546-8890
    Counsel of Record201 Maryland Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC  20002
sekulow@aclj.org
Party name: Pleasant Grove City, Utah, et al.
Attorneys for Respondent:
Pamela Harris O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5300
    Counsel of Record 1625 Eye Street, N. W.
Washington, DC  20006-4001
pharris@omm.com
Party name: Summum
 
Brian M. Barnard Utah Civil Rights & Liberties Foundation(801) 328-9531
214 East 5th South St.
Salt Lake City, UT  84111
officemanager@utahlegalclinic.com
Party name: Summum
Other:
James Bopp Jr. The Bopp Law Firm(812) 232-2434
1 South 6th Street
Terre Haute, IN  47807-3510
jboppjr@aol.com
Party name: James Madison Center for Free Speech
 
Michael A. Cardozo Corporation Counsel of the City of New York(212) 356-2500
100 Church Street
New York,, NY  10007
lkoerner@law.nyc.gov
Party name: City of New York
 
George A. Davidson Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP(212) 837-6000
One Battery Park Plaza
New York, NY  10004
Party name: Boy Scouts of America
 
Deborah Dewart 620 E. Sabiston Drive (910)-326-4554
Swansboro, NC  28584-9674
debcpalaw@earthlink.net
Party name: Foundation for Free Expression
 
Mary Jean Dolan International Municipal Lawyers Association(202) 466-5424
7910 Woodmont Avenue
Suite 1400
Bethesda, MD  20814
maryjean.dolan@gmail.com
Party name: International Municipal Lawyers Association
 
Steven W. Fitschen The National Legal Foundation(757)-463-6133
2224 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Suite 204
Virginia Beach, VA  23454
nlf@nlf.net
Party name: National Legal Foundation
 
Patrick T. Gillen Fidelis Center for Law & Policy(312) 276-5109
190 South LaSalle Street
Suite 2130
Chicago, IL  60603
Party name: Cities of Casper, Wyoming, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Ogden, Utah
 
Kevin J. Hasson 1875 I Street, NW(202) 841-2981
Suite 500
Washington, DC  20006
KevinJHasson@gmail.com
Party name: Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, et al.
 
Gregory M. Jones Foundation for Moral Law, Inc.(334) 262-1245
One Dexter Avenue
Montgomery, AL  36104
Party name: Foundation for Moral Law, et al.
 
Ayesha N. Khan Americans United for Separation of Church and State(202) 466-3234
1301 K Street, Suite 850 E
Washington, DC  20005
khan@au.org
Party name: American Jewish Committee, et al.
 
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
 
Barry Levenstam Jenner & Block(312) 222-9350
353 N. Clark Street
Suite 4100
Chicago, IL  60654
blevenstam@jenner.com
Party name: Center for Inquiry, et al.
 
Edward C. Lyons 3531 Chatham Way(734) 302-0095
Ann Arbor, MI  48105
Party name: American Catholic Lawyers Association
 
Theodore R Mann 1735 Market Street(215) 665-2072
Suite A 417
Philadelphia, PA  19103
Party name: Jewish Social Policy Action Network, et al.
 
William C. Mims Office of the Attorney General(804)-786-2435
900 East Main Street
Richmond, VA  23219
Party name: Virginia, et al.
 
Bernard P. Reese Jr. Reese and Reese(815) 968-8851
979 North Main Street
Rockford, IL  61103
Party name: Faith and Action and Basic Life Principles
 
Robert V. Ritter Appignani Humanist Legal Center(202)-238-9088
1777 T Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20009
britter@americanhumanist.org
Party name: American Humanist Association, et al.
 
William L. Saunders Jr. Fanily Research Council(202)-624-3038
801 G. Street NW
Washington, DC  22201
Party name: Alliance Defense Fund, et al.
 
Kelly J. Shackelford Liberty Institute(972) 941-4444
2001 Plano Parkway, Suite 1600
Plano, TX  75075
kshackford@libertyinstitute.org
Party name: American Legion, et al.
 
Mathew D. Staver Liberty Counsel(800) 671-1776
1055 Maitland Center Commons
Second Floor
Maitland, FL  32751
court@lc.org
Party name: Liberty Counsel
 
Marc D. Stern American Jewish Congress(212) 891-1480
165 East 56th Street
New York, NY  10022
sternm@ajc.org
Party name: American Jewish Congress
 
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, Eight Other States, and Puerto Rico
 
John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute(434) 978-3888
1440 Sachem Place
Charlottesville, VA  22901
johnw@rutherford.org
Party name: Rutherford Institute
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