Docket for 07-869
No. 07-869
Title:
Ben Ysursa, Idaho Secretary of State, et al., Petitioners
v.
Pocatello Education Association, et al.
Docketed:January 3, 2008
Linked with 08A162
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(06-35004)
  Decision Date:October 5, 2007
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Dec 28 2007 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 4, 2008)
Jan 24 2008 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 25, 2008.
Feb 4 2008 Brief amici curiae of Utah Taxpayers Association, et al. filed.
Feb 25 2008 Brief of respondents Pocatello Education Association, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 4 2008 Reply of petitioners Ben Ysursa, Idaho Secretary of State, et al. filed.
Mar 12 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 28, 2008.
Mar 31 2008 Petition GRANTED.
Apr 21 2008 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including May 30, 2008.
May 21 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation in support of neither party filed.
May 30 2008 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
May 30 2008 Brief of petitioners Ben Ysursa, Idaho Secretary of State, et al. filed.
Jun 3 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed.
Jun 4 2008 Brief amici curiae of Utah, et al. filed.
Jun 6 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Americans for Limited Government filed.
Jun 6 2008 Brief amici curiae of Evergreen Freedom Foundation, et al. filed.
Jun 6 2008 Brief amici curiae of Utah Taxpayers Association, et al. filed.
Jun 18 2008 The time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including July 30, 2008.
Jul 8 2008 The time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits is further extended to and including August 8, 2008.
Jul 31 2008 CIRCULATED
Aug 8 2008 Brief of respondents Pocatello Education Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 8 2008 Record received from the U.S.C.A. for the 9th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Aug 18 2008 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, November 3, 2008.
Aug 19 2008 Application (08A162) for an extension of time within which to file petitioners' reply brief on the merits to and including September 15, 2008, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Aug 25 2008 Application (08A162) granted by Justice Kennedy for an extension of time within which to file petitioners' reply brief on the merits to and including September 15, 2008.
Sep 8 2008 Reply of petitioner Ben Ysursa, Idaho Secretary of State, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 26 2008 Record for the U.S.D.C. for the District of Idaho is electronic.
Nov 3 2008 Argued. For petitioners: Clay R. Smith, Deputy Attorney General, Boise, Idaho. For respondents: Jeremiah A. Collins, Washington, D.C.
Feb 24 2009 Judgment REVERSED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, and Alito, JJ., joined, and in which Ginsburg, J., joined as to Parts I and III. Ginsburg, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment. Breyer, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part. Stevens, J., and Souter, J., filed dissenting opinions.
Mar 30 2009 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Clay R. Smith Deputy Attoroney General(208) 334-4118
    Counsel of Record 700 W. State Street
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID  83720-0010
clay.smith@ag.idaho.gov
Party name: Ben Ysursa, Idaho Secretary of State, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Jeremiah A. Collins Bredhoff & Kaiser, PLLC(202) 842-2600
    Counsel of Record805 Fifteenth Street, N.W., Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20005
jcollins@bredhoff.com
Party name: Pocatello Education Association, et al.
Other:
Kevin Alan Hall Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP(803)-799-2000
1320 Main Street 17th Floor
Post Office Box 11070
Columbia, SC  29201
Party name: Americans for Limited Government
 
Nancy L. Kemp Assistant Utah Attorney General(801) 366-0533
160 East 300 South, Fifth Floor
P.O. Box 140858
Salt Lake City, UT  84114-0858
nkemp@utah.gov
Party name: Utah, et al.
 
Maxwell A. Miller Parsons Behle & Latimer(801) 532-1234
Utah One Center
201 South main Street, Suite 1800
Salt lake City, UT  84111
Party name: Utah Taxpayers Association, et al.
 
William Perry Pendley Mountain States Legal Foundation(303) 292-2021
2596 South Lewis Way
Lakewood, CO  80227
Party name: Mountain States Legal Foundation
 
Michael J. Reitz Mackinac Center for Public Policy(989) 631-0900
140 West Main Street
Midland, MI  48640
reitz@mackinac.org
Party name: Evergreen Freedom Foundation, et al.
 
Timothy M. Sandefur Pacific Legal Foundation(916) 419-7111
950 G Street
Sacramento, CA  95814
tsandefur@pacificlegal.org
Party name: Pacific Legal Foundation in support of neither party