Docket for 07-773
No. 07-773
Title:
Betty E. Vaden, Petitioner
v.
Discover Bank, et al.
Docketed:December 11, 2007
Linked with 07A258
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(06-1221)
  Decision Date:June 13, 2007
  Rehearing Denied:July 10, 2007
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sep 18 2007 Application (07A258) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 8, 2007 to December 7, 2007, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Sep 24 2007 Application (07A258) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until December 7, 2007.
Dec 7 2007 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 10, 2008)
Jan 3 2008 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 11, 2008.
Feb 11 2008 Brief of respondents Discover Bank, et al. in opposition filed.
Feb 22 2008 Reply of petitioner Betty E. Vaden filed.
Feb 27 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 14, 2008.
Mar 17 2008 Petition GRANTED.
Apr 21 2008 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including June 2, 2008.
Apr 21 2008 The time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including August 1, 2008.
Jun 2 2008 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Jun 2 2008 Brief of petitioner Betty E. Vaden filed.
Jun 9 2008 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, October 6, 2008.
Jul 3 2008 CIRCULATED
Jul 22 2008 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for both parties.
Jul 30 2008 Record received from the U.S.C.A. for the Fourth Circuit. (1 box). The record for the U.S.D.C. for the District of Maryland is electronically filed.
Aug 1 2008 Brief of respondents Discover Bank; Discover Financial Services, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 8 2008 Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 8 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Cintas Corporation filed. (Distributed).
Aug 8 2008 Brief amici curiae of Financial Services Roundtable, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 8 2008 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed. (Distributed)
Sep 2 2008 Reply of petitioner Betty E. Vaden filed. (Distributed)
Oct 6 2008 Argued. For petitioner: Daniel R. Ortiz, Charlottesville, Va. For respondents: Carter G. Phillips, Washington, D.C.
Mar 9 2009 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Scalia, Kennedy, Souter, and Thomas, JJ., joined. Roberts, C. J., filed an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part, in which Stevens, Breyer, and Alito, JJ., joined.
Apr 10 2009 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
May 6 2009 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for Fourth Circuit.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
John A. Mattingly Jr. P.O. Box 675(301)-475-7000
    Counsel of RecordLeonardtown, MD  20650
john@johnmattingly.com
Party name: Betty E. Vaden
 
Daniel R. Ortiz University of Virginia School of Law(434) 924-3127
Supreme Court Litigation Clinic
580 Massie Road
Charlottesville, VA  22903
dro@virginia.edu
Party name: Betty E. Vaden
Attorneys for Respondents:
Alan S. Kaplinsky Ballard Spahrl, LLP(215) 665-8500
    Counsel of Record1735 Market Street, 51st Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19103
kaplinsky@ballardspahr.com
Party name: Discover Bank, et al.
 
Carter G. Phillips Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8270
    Counsel of Record1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cphillips@sidley.com
Party name: Discover Bank; Discover Financial Services, Inc.
 
Martin C. Bryce Jr. Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP(215) 665-8500
1735 Market Street
51st Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19103-7599
Other:
Mark C. Dosker Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP(415) 954-0200
One Maritime Plaza
Suite 300
San Francisco, CA  94111-0000
mdosker@ssd.com
Party name: Cintas Corporation
 
Seth M. Galanter Morrison & Foerster LLP(202) 887-6947
2000 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Suite 6000
Washington, DC  20006
SGalanter@mofo.com
Party name: Financial Services Roundtable, et al.
 
Imre S Szalai California Western School of Law225 Cedar Street (619)-525-1493
San Diego, CA  92101
iss@cwsl.edu
Party name: Law Professors
 
Evan M. Tager Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
etager@mayerbrown.com
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States, et al.