Docket for 08-1191
No. 08-1191
Title:
Robert Morrison, et al., Petitioners
v.
National Australia Bank Ltd., et al.
Docketed:March 25, 2009
Linked with 08A609
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  Case Nos.:(07-0583)
  Decision Date:October 23, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jan 9 2009 Application (08A609) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 21, 2009 to March 22, 2009, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Jan 13 2009 Application (08A609) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until March 23, 2009.
Mar 23 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 24, 2009)
Apr 15 2009 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 26, 2009.
Apr 24 2009 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Shareholder and Consumer Attorneys filed.
May 1 2009 Brief of respondents National Australia Bank Ltd., et al. in opposition filed.
May 11 2009 Reply of petitioners Robert Morrison, et al. filed. (Distributed)
May 12 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 28, 2009.
Jun 1 2009 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Aug 27 2009 Supplemental brief of petitioners Robert Morrison, et al. filed.
Oct 27 2009 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Nov 9 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 24, 2009.
Nov 9 2009 Second supplemental brief of petitioners Robert Morrison, et al. filed.
Nov 30 2009 Petition GRANTED. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Dec 16 2009 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Dec 17 2009 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the respondents.
Dec 28 2009 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including January 19, 2010.
Dec 28 2009 The time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including February 19, 2010.
Jan 4 2010 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, March 29, 2010.
Jan 19 2010 Brief of petitioners Robert Morrison, et al. filed.
Jan 19 2010 Joint appendix filed (with supplemental volume). Statement of costs received.
Jan 26 2010 Brief amici curiae of Australian Shareholders' Association, et al. filed.
Jan 26 2010 Brief amici curiae of Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., et al. filed.
Jan 26 2010 Brief amici curiae of Alecta Pensionsforsakring, et al. filed.
Feb 16 2010 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 2rd Circuit. (1 envelope)
Feb 19 2010 Brief of respondents National Australia Bank Ltd., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2010 CIRCULATED.
Feb 25 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Organization for International Investment filed. (Distributed)
Feb 25 2010 Brief amicus curiae of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2010 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2010 Brief amicus curiae of International Chamber of Commerce, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Competitive Enterprise Institute filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2010 Brief amici curiae of European Aeronautic Defence & Space Co. N.V., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2010 Brief amici curiae of Professors and Students of the Yale Law School Capital Markets and Financial Instruments Clinic filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2010 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Feb 26 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Infineon Technologies AG filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Republic of France filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Government of the Commonwealth of Australia filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2010 Brief amicus curiae of NYSE Euronext filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2010 Brief amici curiae of Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2010 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2010 Brief amici curiae of Institute of International Bankers, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 9 2010 Supplemental brief of petitioners Robert Morrison, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 17 2010 Record from U.S.D.C. for Southern District of New York is electronic.
Mar 19 2010 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
Mar 19 2010 Supplemental brief of respondents National Australia Bank Ltd., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 19 2010 Reply of petitioners Robert Morrison, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 23 2010 Record received from U.S.D.C. for Southern District of New York.
Mar 29 2010 Argued. For petitioners: Thomas A. Dubbs, New York, N. Y. For respondents: George T. Conway, III, New York, N. Y.; and Matthew D. Roberts, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Jun 24 2010 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Scalia, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Thomas, and Alito, JJ., joined. Breyer, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment. Stevens, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, in which Ginsburg, J., joined. Sotomayor, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.
Jul 26 2010 Judgment Issued
Aug 2 2010 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for Second Circuit.
Aug 2 2010 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for Southern District of New York.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Thomas A. Dubbs 140 Broadway 34th Floor(212) 907-0700
    Counsel of RecordNew York, NY  10005
Tdubbs@labaton.com
Party name: Robert Morrison, et al.
 
James W Johnson Labaton Sucharow LLP(212) 907-0700
140 Broadway
New York, NY  10005
Party name: Robert Morrison, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
George T. Conway III. Wachtel Lipton Rosen & Katz(212) 403-1000
    Counsel of Record51 West 52nd Street
New York, NY  10019
GTConway@WLRK.com
Party name: National Australia Bank Ltd., et al.
Other:
Donald I Baker Baker & Miller PLLC(202) 663-7820
2401 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC  20037
dbaker@bakerandmiller.com
Party name: Government of the Commonwealth of Australia
 
John E. Beerbower Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP(212) 474-1000
Worldwide Plaza, 825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY  10019-7475
jbeerbower@cravath.com
Party name: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
 
Max W. Berger Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP(212) 554-1400
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY  10019
mwb@blbglaw.com
Party name: Alecta Pensionsforsakring, et al.
 
Deborah M. Buell Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLP(212)-225-2770
One Liberty Plaza, 39th Floor
New York, NY  10006-1470
dbuell@cgsh.com
Party name: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, et al.
 
Douglas W. Dunham Four Times Square(212) 735-3000
New York, NY  10036
douglas.dunham@skadden.com
Party name: Law Professors
 
Paul A. Engelmayer Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, LLP(212) 230-8800
399 Park Ave.
New York, NY  10022
paul.engelmayer@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Institute of International Bankers, et al.
 
Ira M. Feinberg Hogan & Lovells US LLP(212) 918-3000
875 Third Avenue
New York, NY  10022
ira.feinberg@hoganlovells.com
Party name: European Aeronautic Defence & Space Co. N.V., et al.
 
Eric Alan Isaacson Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP(619) 231-1058
655 West Broadway, Suite 1900
San Diego, CA  92101
EricI@rgrdlaw.com
Party name: Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., et al.
 
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
 
Sam Kazman Competitive Enterprise Institute(202) 331-2265
1899 L Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
skazman@cei.org
Party name: Competitive Enterprise Institute
 
Allyn Zissel Lite Lite DePalma Greenberg, LLC(973) 623-3000
Two Gateway Center, 12th Fl.
Newark, NJ  07102-0000
Party name: Australian Shareholders' Association, et al.
 
Jonathan R. Macey Yale Law School(203) 432-4800
Capital Markets and Financial InstrumentsClinic
127 Wall Street
New Haven, CT  06511
jonathan.macey@yale.edu
Party name: Professors and Students of the Yale Law School Capital Markets and Financial Instruments Clinic
 
Richard A. Martin Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP(212) 506-5000
666 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY  10103
rmartin@orrick.com
Party name: NYSE Euronext
 
Stephen J. Marzen Shearman & Sterling LLP(202) 508-8000
801 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20004-2634
smarzen@shearman.com
Party name: Republic of France
 
Deanne E. Maynard Morrison & Foerster LLP(202) 887-8740
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
DMaynard@mofo.com
Party name: Infineon Technologies AG
 
Andrew J. Pincus Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006-1101
apincus@mayerbrown.com
Party name: International Chamber of Commerce, et al.
 
Nicholas I. Porritt Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP(202) 887-4019
1333 New Hampshire Ave, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
nporritt@akingump.com
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation
 
David M. Rice Carroll, Budrick & McDonough LLP(415) 989-5900
44 Montgomery St., Suite 400
San Francisco, CA  94104
Party name: Organization for International Investment
 
Kevin P. Roddy Wilentz Goldman & Spitzer P.A.(732) 636-8000
90 Woodbridge Center Drive
Suite 900
Woodbridge, NJ  07095
Party name: National Association of Shareholder and Consumer Attorneys