Docket for 08-1225
No. 08-1225
Vide 08-1119
Title:
United States, Petitioner
v.
Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P.A., et al.
Docketed:April 3, 2009
Linked with 08A725
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(07-2405)
  Decision Date:September 4, 2008
  Rehearing Denied:December 5, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Feb 19 2009 Application (08A725) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 5, 2009 to April 6, 2009, submitted to Justice Alito.
Feb 20 2009 Application (08A725) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until April 6, 2009.
Apr 3 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 4, 2009)
May 4 2009 Brief of respondents Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P.A., Robert J. Milavetz, and Barbara Nilva Nevin in opposition filed.
May 19 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 4, 2009.
May 19 2009 Reply of petitioner United States filed. (Distributed).
Jun 8 2009 Petition GRANTED The petition for a writ of certiorari in No. 08-1119 is granted. The cases are consolidated and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument.
Jul 2 2009 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including August 25, 2009.
Jul 2 2009 The time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 21, 2009.
Jul 2 2009 Joint motion to amend the briefing schedule and expand the word limits filed. VIDED.
Jul 27 2009 Motion of the parties to amend the briefing schedule and expand the word limits GRANTED. Petitioners in No. 08-1119 will file an opening brief, not to exceed 20,000 words, on or before August 25, 2009. Petitioner in No. 08-1225 will file a response brief, not to exceed 20,000 words, on or before October 21, 2009. Petitioner in No. 08-1119 will file a reply brief, not to exceed 10,000 words, on or before November 20, 2009.
Aug 24 2009 Joint appendix filed (statement of costs received). VIDED.
Aug 25 2009 Brief of Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P.A., et al. filed. VIDED.
Aug 27 2009 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the petitioners. VIDED.
Aug 28 2009 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, et al. filed. VIDED.
Sep 28 2009 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Sep 29 2009 CIRCULATED
Oct 21 2009 Brief of petitioners United States filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 28 2009 Brief amici curiae of Public Good, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Nov 20 2009 Reply of Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P.A., et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 1 2009 Argued. For petitioners in No. 08-1119 and respondents in No. 08-1225: G. Eric Brunstad, Jr., Hartford, Conn. For respondents in No. 08-1119 and petitioner in No. 08-1225: William M. Jay, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
Mar 8 2010 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED IN PART, REVERSED IN PART, and case REMANDED. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Stevens, Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, and Alito, JJ., joined, in which Scalia, J., joined except for n.3, and in which Thomas, J. joined except for Part III-C. Scalia, J., and Thomas, J., filed opinions concurring in part and concurring in the judgment.
Apr 9 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
William M. Jay Goodwin Procter LLP(202) 346-4000
901 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
wjay@goodwinprocter.com
Party name: United States
 
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
Attorneys for Respondents:
G. Eric Brunstad Jr. Dechert LLP(860) 524-3999
    Counsel of Record90 State House Square
Hartford, CT  06103
eric.brunstad@dechert.com
Party name: Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P.A., et al.
 
Alan Scott Milavetz Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P. A.(952) 236-4298
6500 France Avenue South
Edina, MN  55435
alanmilavetz@comcast.net
Party name: Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P.A., Robert J. Milavetz, and Barbara Nilva Nevin
Other:
Jonathan S. Massey Massey & Gail, LLP(202) 652-4511
1325 G Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC  20005
jmassey@masseygail.com
Party name: National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, et al.
 
Seth E. Mermin Public Good(510) 548-4064
3130 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94705
Party name: Public Good, et al.