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Docket for 07-77
No. 07-77
Title:
Bob Riley, Governor of Alabama, Appellant
v.
Yvonne Kennedy, et al.
Docketed:July 23, 2007
Lower Ct:United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
  Case Nos.:(2:05cv1100-MHT)
  Decision Date:May 1, 2007
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jul 17 2007 Statement as to jurisdiction filed. (Response due August 22, 2007)
Aug 10 2007 Order extending time to file response to jurisdictional statement to including October 22, 2007.
Oct 22 2007 Motion to dismiss or affirm filed by appellees Yvonne Kennedy, et al.
Nov 5 2007 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 20, 2007.
Nov 6 2007 Reply of appellant Bob Riley, Governor of Alabama, Appellant filed. (Distributed)
Nov 20 2007 Further consideration of the question of jurisdiction is POSTPONED to the hearing of the case on the merits.
Dec 11 2007 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including January 14, 2008.
Jan 3 2008 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either or neither party received from counsel for the appellant.
Jan 11 2008 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party, or neither party, received from counsel for the appellees.
Jan 14 2008 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Jan 14 2008 Brief of appellant Bob Riley, Governor of Alabama, Appellant filed.
Jan 22 2008 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, March 24, 2008
Jan 22 2008 Brief amici curiae of Abigail Thernstrom and Stephan Thernstrom filed.
Jan 22 2008 Brief amici curiae of Former State Court Justices Charles Fried and Thomas R. Phillips filed.
Jan 22 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Project on Fair Representation filed.
Jan 22 2008 Brief amici curiae of Florida, et al. filed.
Feb 5 2008 CIRCULATED.
Feb 5 2008 Record received from the U.S.D.C. for the Middle District of Alabama. (1 box)
Feb 13 2008 Brief of appellees Yvonne Kennedy, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 19 2008 Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 20 2008 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Feb 20 2008 Motion of Florida, et al. for leave to participate in oral argument as amici curiae and for divided argument filed.
Feb 20 2008 Brief amicus curiae of United States supporting appellees in part filed. (Distributed)
Feb 20 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law filed. (Distributed)
Feb 20 2008 Brief amicus curiae of NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc filed. (Distributed)
Mar 3 2008 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Mar 3 2008 Motion of Florida, et al. for leave to participate in oral argument as amici curiae and for divided argument DENIED.
Mar 11 2008 Reply of appellant Bob Riley, Governor of Alabama, Appellant filed. (Distributed)
Mar 24 2008 Argued. For appellant: Kevin C. Newsom, Birmingham, Ala. For appellees: Pamela S. Karlan, Stanford, Cal.; and Kannon K. Shanmugam, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
May 27 2008 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Breyer, and Alito, JJ., joined. Stevens, J., filed a dissenting opinion in which Souter, J., joined.
Jun 30 2008 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jul 9 2008 Acknowledgement of receipt (07/03/08) of judgment from Clerk, United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama received.
Jul 31 2008 Record returned to the U.S. D.C. for the Middle District of Alabama.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Appellant:
Kevin C. Newsom Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP(205) 521-8803
    Counsel of Record1819 Fifth Avenue North
Birmingham, AL  35203
knewsom@babc.com
Party name: Bob Riley, Governor of Alabama, Appellant
 
Margaret L. Fleming Assistant Attorney General(334) 353-3738
Office of Attorney General
11 South Union Street
Montgomery, AL  36130-0152
Party name: Bob Riley, Governor of Alabama, Appellant
Attorneys for Appellees:
Edward Still Edward Still Law Firm LLC(205) 320-2882
    Counsel of RecordSuite 541
2112 11th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL  35205-2844
still@votelaw.com
Party name: Yvonne Kennedy, et al.
 
Pamela S. Karlan Stanford Law School(650) 725-4851
Supreme Court Litigation Clinic
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA  94305-8610
karlan@stanford.edu
Party name: Yvonne Kennedy, et al.
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 & Educational Fund, Inc
 
H. Christopher Bartolomucci Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
1919 M Street, N.W., Suite 470
Washington, DC  20036
cbartolomucci@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: Former State Court Justices Charles Fried and Thomas R. Phillips
 
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
 
Laughlin McDonald American Civil Liberties Union Foundation(404) 523-2721
230 Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA  30303-1504
lmcdonald@aclu.org
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union, et al.
 
Keith A. Noreika Covington & Burling LLP(202) 662-6000
1201 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C., DC  20004-2401
knoreika@cov.com
Party name: Abigail Thernstrom and Stephan Thernstrom
 
Jonathan E. Nuechterlein Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP(202) 663-6000
1875 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
 
Bert W. Rein Wiley Rein LLP(202) 719-7000
1776 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
brein@wileyrein.com
Party name: Project on Fair Representation
 
Gene Schaerr Winston & Strawn LLP(202) 282-5000
1700 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
gschaerr@winston.com
Party name: Florida, et al.
 
Kannon K. Shanmugam Assistant to the Solicitor General
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: Bob Riley, Governor of Alabama, Appellant v. Yvonne Kennedy, et al.
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