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Docket for 07-689
No. 07-689
Title:
Gary Bartlett, Executive Director of the North Carolina State Board of Elections, et al., Petitioners
v.
Dwight Strickland, et al.
Docketed:November 26, 2007
Lower Ct:Supreme Court of North Carolina
  Case Nos.:(103A06)
  Decision Date:August 24, 2007
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Nov 21 2007 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 26, 2007)
Dec 20 2007 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Honorable Vernon Sykes and Honorable Roger Corbin.
Dec 21 2007 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by League of Women Voters of the United States.
Dec 21 2007 Brief amici curiae of Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, and Ohio filed.
Dec 21 2007 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by NAACP, Cindy Moore, Milford Farrior, and Mary Jordan.
Dec 22 2007 Waiver of right of respondents Dwight Strickland, et al. to respond filed.
Jan 9 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 15, 2008.
Jan 15 2008 Response Requested . (Due February 14, 2008)
Feb 14 2008 Brief of respondents Dwight Strickland, et al. in opposition filed.
Feb 25 2008 Reply of petitioners Gary Bartlett, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 14, 2008.
Mar 17 2008 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Honorable Vernon Sykes and Honorable Roger Corbin GRANTED.
Mar 17 2008 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by NAACP, Cindy Moore, Milford Farrior, and Mary Jordan GRANTED.
Mar 17 2008 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by League of Women Voters of the United States GRANTED.
Mar 17 2008 Petition GRANTED.
Apr 8 2008 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including June 10, 2008.
May 30 2008 The time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including August 11, 2008.
Jun 9 2008 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, October 14, 2008.
Jun 10 2008 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs received.)
Jun 10 2008 Brief of petitioners Gary Bartlett, Executive Director of the North Carolina State Board of Elections, et al. filed.
Jun 17 2008 Brief amici curiae of Sanford Bishop, Jr., et al. filed.
Jun 17 2008 Brief amici curiae of Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, et al. filed.
Jun 17 2008 Brief amici curiae of Nathaniel Persily, et al. filed.
Jun 17 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Campaign Legal Center filed.
Jun 17 2008 Brief amici curiae of Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, et al. filed.
Jun 17 2008 Brief amicus curiae of League of Women Voters of the United States filed.
Jun 17 2008 Brief amici curiae of Illinois, et al. filed.
Jun 20 2008 Motion for leave to file amici brief out of time filed by National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, et al.
Jul 17 2008 CIRCULATED
Aug 4 2008 Record received from the Supreme Court of North Carolina. (1 envelope)
Aug 11 2008 Brief of respondents Dwight Strickland, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 18 2008 Motion for leave to file amici brief out of time filed by National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, et al. GRANTED.
Aug 18 2008 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Aug 18 2008 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)
Aug 18 2008 Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 18 2008 Brief amici curiae of American Legislative Exchange Council, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 18 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Florida House of Representatives filed. (Distributed)
Sep 10 2008 Reply of petitioners Gary Bartlett, Executive Director of the North Carolina State Board of Elections, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 1 2008 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Oct 14 2008 Argued. For petitioners: Christopher G. Browning, Jr., Solicitor General, Raleigh, N.C. For respondents: Carl W. Thurman, III, Wilmington, N.C.; and Daryl Joseffer, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Mar 9 2009 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED Kennedy, J., announced the judgment of the Court and delivered an opinion, in which Roberts, C. J., and Alito, J., joined. Thomas, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, in which Scalia, J., joined. Souter, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Stevens, Ginsburg, and Breyer, JJ., joined. Ginsburg, J., and Breyer, J., filed dissenting opinions.
Apr 10 2009 MANDATE ISSUED.
May 6 2009 Record returned to Supreme Court of North Carlina.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Christopher G. Browning Jr. Solicitor General(919) 716-6900
    Counsel of Record North Carolina Department of Justice
P.O. Box 629
114 West Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC  27602-0629
CBrowning@ncdoj.gov
Party name: Gary Bartlett, Executive Director of the North Carolina State Board of Elections, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Carl W. Thurman III. Law Offices of Carl W. Thurman III(910) 620-3979
    Counsel of Record3169 Wrightsville Ave.
Wilmington, NC  28403
CWTIII@aol.com
Party name: Dwight Strickland, et al.
Other:
E. Marshall Braden Baker & Hostetler(202) 861-1500
Suite 1100
1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: American Legislative Exchange Council, et al.
 
Sharon L. Browne Pacific Legal Foundation(916) 419-7111
930 G Street
Sacramento, CA  95814
slb@pacificlegal.org
Party name: Pacific Legal Foundation, et al.
 
Anita S. Earls Southern Coalition for Social Justice(919) 323-3380
1415 W. Highway 54
Suite 101
Durham, NC  27707
anita@sourthercoalition.org
Party name: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, et al.
 
Barbara Elaine Etkind Troutman Sanders LLP(202) 274-2950
401 9th Street, NW
Washington, DC  20004
Party name: Honorable Vernon Sykes and Honorable Roger Corbin
 
J. Gerald Hebert The Campaign Legal Center(202) 736-2200
215 E Street, NE
Washington, DC  20002
ghebert@campaignlegalcenter.org
Party name: Campaign Legal Center
 
Sam Hirsch Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
1099 New York Avenue, N.W., Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001-4412
Party name: League of Women Voters of the United States
 
Matthew Michael Hoffman Goodwin Proctor LLP(202)-346-4000
901 New York Avenue N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
Party name: Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, et al.
 
Jeh Charles Johnson Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP(212) 373-3000
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY  20330-1740
Party name: Sanford Bishop, Jr., 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
 
Scott D. Makar Solicitor General(850) 414-3300
Office of Attorney General of Florida
The Capitol,Suite PL-01
Tallahassee, FL  32399
scott.makar@myfloridalegal.com
Party name: Florida House of Representatives
 
Nathaniel Persily Columbia Law School(212)-854-8379
435 W. 116th Street
New York, NY  10027
Party name: Nathaniel Persily, et al.
 
Michael A. Scodro Solicitor General(312) 814-3312
Office of the Attorney General
100 West Randolph Street
Chicago, IL  60601
mscodro@atg.state.il.us
Party name: Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, and Ohio
 
Lois D. Thompson Proskauer Rose LLP(310) 557-2900
2049 Century Park East
Suite 3200
Los Angeles, CA  90067-3206
Party name: Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, et al.
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