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Docket for 08-1134
No. 08-1134
Title:
United Student Aid Funds, Inc., Petitioner
v.
Francisco J. Espinosa
Docketed:March 12, 2009
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(06-16421)
  Decision Date:October 2, 2008
  Rehearing Denied:December 10, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Mar 10 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 13, 2009)
Apr 6 2009 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 13, 2009.
Apr 10 2009 Brief amici curiae of National Council of Higher Education Loan Programs, Inc., et al. filed.
Apr 10 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Educational Credit Management Corporation filed.
Apr 13 2009 Brief amici curiae of Oregon, et al. filed.
May 12 2009 Brief of respondent Francisco J. Espinosa in opposition filed.
May 22 2009 Reply of petitioner United Student Aid Funds, Inc. filed.
May 26 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 11, 2009.
Jun 15 2009 Petition GRANTED.
Jul 10 2009 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 28, 2009.
Aug 28 2009 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Aug 28 2009 Brief of petitioner United Student Aid Funds, Inc. filed.
Sep 3 2009 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Sep 3 2009 Brief amicus curiae of International Municipal Lawyers Association filed.
Sep 3 2009 Motion for leave to file amicus brief of Professor Rafael I. Pardo in support of neither party filed..
Sep 4 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Educational Credit Management Corporation filed.
Sep 4 2009 Brief amicus curiae of National Council of Higher Education Loan Programs, Inc. filed.
Sep 4 2009 Brief amici curiae of Oregon, et al. filed.
Sep 17 2009 The time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 13, 2009.
Sep 28 2009 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, December 1. 2009.
Oct 2 2009 CIRCULATED.
Oct 13 2009 Brief of respondent Francisco J. Espinosa filed. (Distributed).
Oct 16 2009 Brief amici curiae of Professors Richard Aaron, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 19 2009 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Oct 19 2009 Record received from the U.S.D.C. for the District of Arizona. (1 envelope). The remainder of this record is electronic.
Oct 20 2009 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Professor Rafael I. Pardo in support of neither party GRANTED.
Oct 20 2009 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys filed. (Distributed)
Oct 20 2009 Brief amicus curiae of G. Eric Brunstad, Jr. (Distributed).
Oct 20 2009 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2009 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Nov 12 2009 Reply of petitioner United Student Aid Funds, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 1 2009 Argued. For petitioner: Madeleine C. Wanslee, Phoenix, Ariz.; and Toby J. Heytens, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Michael J. Meehan, Tucson, Ariz.
Mar 23 2010 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Thomas, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Apr 26 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Aug 2 2010 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for the District of Arizona.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Charles W. Wirken Gust Rosenfeld, PLC(602) 257-7959
    Counsel of Record201 E. Washington St., Ste. 800
Phoenix, AZ  85004-2327
cwirken@gustlaw.com
Party name: United Student Aid Funds, Inc.
 
Madeleine C. Wanslee Gust Rosenfeld, PLC(602)-257-7430
201 E. Washington Street
Suite 800
Phoenix, AZ  85004
mwanslee@gustlaw.com
Party name: United Student Aid Funds, Inc.
Attorneys for Respondent:
Michael J. Meehan Law Office of Micael Meehan(520) 529-1969
    Counsel of Record3938 E. Grant Rd.
No. 423
Tucson, AZ  85712
mmeehan.az@msn.com
Party name: Francisco J. Espinosa
Other:
G. Eric Brunstad Jr. Dechert LLP(860) 524-3999
90 State House Square
Hartford, CT  06103
eric.brunstad@dechert.com
Party name: G. Eric Brunstad, Jr.
 
J. Douglas Cuthbertson 1751 Pinnacle Drive Suite(703)-610-8640
Suite 500
McLean, VA  22102
Party name: National Council of Higher Education Loan Programs, Inc., et al.
 
Toby Jay Heytens Assistant to the Solicitor General
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: United Student Aid Funds, Inc. v. Francisco J. Espinosa
 
Henry E. Hildebrand III. Standing Chapter 13 Trustee(615) 244-1101
P.O. Box 190664
Nashville, TN  37219-0422
hank13@ch13nsh.com
Party name: National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees
 
Elena Kagan Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States
 
Robert J. Kerwin Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers PC(617) 218-2000
101 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA  02199
Party name: International Municipal Lawyers Association
 
Jerome Lidz Solicitor General(503) 378-4402
Oregon Department of Justice
1162 Court Street
Salem, OR  97301-4096
Party name: Oregon, et al.
 
Richard Lieb Research Professor of Law(212) 479-6020
St. John's University School of Law
8000 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica, NY  11439
llm@stjohns.edu
Party name: Professors Richard Aaron, et al.
 
Rafael I. Pardo Seattle University School of Law(206)-398-4319
901 12th Avenue
PO Box 222000
Seattle, WA  98122-1090
pardor@seattleu.edu
Party name: Professor Rafael L. Pardo in support of neither party
 
Henry J. Sommer National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys(215) 242-8639
7118 McCallum Streetl
Philadelphia, PA  19119
Party name: National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy
 
Julie K. Swedback Educational Credit Management Corporation(651) 325-3088
1 Imation Place, Building 2
Oakdale, MN  55128
Party name: Educational Credit Management Corporation
 
Steven L. Thomas Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC(304)-345-8900
Post Office Box 2031
Charleston, WV  25301
Party name: National Council of Higher Education Loan Programs, Inc.
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