Docket for 08-1371
No. 08-1371
Title:
Christian Legal Society Chapter of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, aka Hastings Christian Fellowship, Petitioner
v.
Leo P. Martinez, et al.
Docketed:May 7, 2009
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(06-15956)
  Decision Date:March 17, 2009
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
May 5 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 8, 2009)
May 29 2009 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 8, 2009, for all respondents.
Jun 8 2009 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Evangelicals, et al. filed.
Jul 3 2009 Waiver of right of respondent Hastings Outlaw to respond filed.
Jul 8 2009 Brief of respondents Hastings College of Law in opposition filed.
Jul 21 2009 Reply of petitioner Christian Legal Society Chapter of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, aka Hastings Christian Fellowship filed. (Distributed).
Jul 22 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2009.
Oct 5 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 9, 2009.
Oct 13 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 19, 2009.
Oct 26 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 30, 2009.
Oct 29 2009 Letter received October 29, 2009 from counsel for the petitioner. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 6, 2009.
Nov 9 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 13, 2009.
Nov 9 2009 Record Requested .
Nov 13 2009 Record received from the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (1 envelope).
Nov 30 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 4, 2009.
Dec 1 2009 Record received from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (1 envelope).
Dec 7 2009 Petition GRANTED.
Dec 29 2009 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for Hastings College of Law respondents.
Jan 12 2010 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including January 28, 2010.
Jan 12 2010 The time within which to file respondents' briefs on the merits is extended to and including March 8, 2010.
Jan 26 2010 Joint appendix filed (2 volumes). Statement of costs received.
Jan 28 2010 Brief of petitioner Christian Legal Society Chapter of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, aka Hastings Christian Fellowship filed.
Feb 3 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
Feb 3 2010 Brief amici curiae of Liberty Counsel, et al. filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amici curiae of American Center for Law and Justice, et al. filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Justice and Freedom Fund filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, et al. in support of neither party filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Gays & Lesbians for Individual Liberty filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amici curiae of Students for Life America, et al. filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amici curiae of Michigan, et al filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amici curiae of Pacific Justice Institute and Christian Service Charities filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amici curiae of American Islamic Congress, et al. filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amici curiae of Foundation for Individual Rights in Education and Students for Liberty filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Boy Scouts of America filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amici curiae of Association of Christian Schools International, et al. filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amici curiae of Evangelical Scholars (Officer and 24 Former Presidents of the Evangelical Theological Society), et al. filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Advocates International filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amici curiae of Christian Medical and Dental Associations, et al. filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of The Rutherford Institute filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amici curiae of Commissioned II Love, et al filed.
Feb 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Agudath Israel of America filed.
Feb 16 2010 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, April 19, 2010.
Mar 5 2010 CIRCULATED.
Mar 8 2010 Brief of respondent Hastings Outlaw filed. (Distributed)
Mar 8 2010 Brief of respondents Hastings College of the Law filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Association of American Law Schools filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2010 Brief amici curiae of State Universities and State University Systems filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2010 Brief amici curiae of Commonwealth of Massachusetts, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Associated Students of the University of California, Hasting College of Law filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2010 Brief amici curiae of American Humanist Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2010 Brief amici curiae of American Jewish Committee, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2010 Brief amici curiae of American Council on Education, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2010 Brief amici curiae of International Municipal Lawyers Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2010 Brief amicus curiae of American Law Teachers filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2010 Brief amici curiae of National LGBT Bar Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2010 Brief amici curiae of Anti-Defamation League, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2010 Brief amici curiae of Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2010 Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Inquiry filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2010 Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2010 Brief amici curiae of National School Boards Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2010 Reply of petitioner Christian Legal Society Chapter of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, aka Hastings Christian Fellowship filed. (Distributed)
Apr 19 2010 Argued. For petitioner: Michael W. McConnell, Stanford, Cal. For respondents: Gregory G. Garre, Washington, D. C.
May 5 2010 Letter from counsel for New Jersey requesting withdrawal from amici curiae brief of Commonwealth of Massachusetts, et al. received and distributed.
Jun 28 2010 Judgment is affirmed and case remanded. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Stevens, Kennedy, Breyer, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Stevens, J., and Kennedy, J., filed concurring opinions. Alito, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia and Thomas, JJ., joined.
Jul 30 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Aug 2 2010 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for the Northern District of California.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Michael W. McConnell 559 Nathan Abbott Way(650) 736-1326
    Counsel of RecordStanford, CA  94305
mcconnell@law.stanford.edu
Party name: Christian Legal Society Chapter of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, aka Hastings Christian Fellowship
 
Gregory S. Baylor Alliance Defending Freedom(202) 393-8690
801 G Street, N.W., Suite 509
Washington, DC  20001
gbaylor@alliancedefendingfreedom.org
Party name: Christian Legal Society Chapter of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, aka Hastings Christian Fellowship
 
Kimberlee Wood Colby Christian Legal Society(703) 894-1087
8001 Braddock Rd.
Suite 302
Springfield, VA  22151
kcolby@clsnet.org
Party name: Christian Legal Society Chapter of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, aka Hastings Christian Fellowship
Attorneys for Respondents:
Gregory G. Garre Latham & Watkins, LLP(202) 637-2207
    Counsel of Record555 11th Street, N.W.
Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20004
gregory.garre@lw.com
Party name: Hastings College of the Law Respondents
 
Paul M. Smith Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
    Counsel of Record1099 New York Avenue, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
psmith@jenner.com
Party name: Hastings Outlaw
 
Ethan P. Schulman Crowell & Moring LLP(415) 986-2800
275 Battery Street, 23rd Floor
San Francisco, CA  94111
eschulman@crowell.com
Party name: Hastings College of the Law Respondents
Other:
Robert M. Abrahams Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP(212) 756-2000
919 Third Avenue
New York, NY  10022
robert.abrahams@srz.com
Party name: American Law Teachers
 
H. Christopher Bartolomucci Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
1919 M Street, N.W., Suite 470
Washington, DC  20036
cbartolomucci@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: American Council on Education, et al.
 
Timothy Belz 112 S. Hanley, Suite 200 (314) 726-2800
St. Louis, MO  63105
tbelz@omlblaw.com
Party name: Evangelical Scholars (Officer and 24 Former Presidents of the Evangelical Theological Society), et al.
 
Thomas C. Berg University of St. Thomas School of Law(651) 962-4918
MSL 400, 1000 LaSalle Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  554032015
tcberg@stthomas.edu
Party name: Christian Medical and Dental Associations, et al.
 
Lisa S. Blatt Arnold & Porter LLP(202) 942-5000
555 12th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
Lisa.Blatt@aporter.com
Party name: National School Boards Association, et al.
 
Carmine D. Boccuzzi Jr. Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton(212) 225-2000
One Liberty Plaza
New York, NY  10006
cboccuzzi@cgsh.com
Party name: Center for Inquiry
 
James Bopp Jr. The Bopp Law Firm(812) 232-2434
1 South 6th Street
Terre Haute, IN  47807-3510
jboppjr@aol.com
Party name: Students for Life America, et al.
 
Samuel Brown Casey Advocates International(703) 894-1084
9691 Main Street, Suite D
Fairfax, VA  22031
Party name: Advocates International
 
Anthony T. Caso Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence(714) 628-2666
c/o Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange, CA  92886
caso@chapman.edu
Party name: Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence
 
Sherry F. Colb Cornell Law School(607) 255-3890
Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY  14853
sfcolb@gmail.com
Party name: Association of American Law Schools
 
George A. Davidson Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP(212) 837-6000
One Battery Park Plaza
New York, NY  10004
Party name: Boy Scouts of America
 
Nathan J Diament Institute for Public Affairs(202) 513-6484
800 8th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
Party name: Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America
 
Richard A. Epstein Distinguish Service Professor of Law(773) 450-4476
800 N. Michigan Ave. #3502
Chicago, IL  60611
repstein@nyu.edu
Party name: Cato Institute
 
Carl H. Esbeck Professor of Law(573) 882-6543
209 Hulston Hall
Columbia, MO  65211-4300
Party name: National Association of Evangicals, et al.
 
Samuel Estreicher Jones Day(212) 326-3939
222 E. 41st Street
New York, NY  10017-6702
sestreicher@jonesday.com
Party name: American Jewish Committee, et al.
 
Steven W. Fitschen The National Legal Foundation(757)-463-6133
2224 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Suite 204
Virginia Beach, VA  23454
nlf@nlf.net
Party name: Commissioned II Love, et al
 
Simon J. Frankel Covington & Burling LLP(415) 591-7052
One Front Street
San Fransisco, CA  94121
sfrankel@cov.com
Party name: Associated Students of the University of California, Hasting College of Law
 
Irving L. Gornstein O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5300
1625 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: Commonwealth of Massachusetts, et al.
 
James L. Hirsen 505 S. Villa Real Drive(714) 283-8880
Suite 208
Anaheim Hills, CA  92807
hirsen@earthlink.net
Party name: Justice and Freedom Fund
 
K. Hollyn Hollman Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty(202) 544-4226
200 Maryland Ave. NE.
Washington, DC  20002
Party name: Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, et al. in support of neither party
 
Thomas G. Hungar Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Ave, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
thungar@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Gays & Lesbians for Individual Liberty
 
Carolyn B. Lamm President(312) 988-5000
American Bar Association
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL  60654-7598
clamm@whitecase.com
Party name: American Bar Association
 
Stuart J. Lark Bryan Cave LLP(719) 473-3800
90 South Cascade Ave., Suite 1300
Colorado Springs, CO  80903-1615
stuart.lark@bryancave.com
Party name: Association of Christian Schools International, et al.
 
Douglas Laycock University of Michigan Law School(734) 647-9713
625 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI  48109
Party name: American Islamic Congress, et al.
 
Peter D. Lepiscopo Lepiscopo & Associates Law Firm(619) 299-5343
San Diego Office
3511 Camino del Rio South, Suite 101
San Diego, CA  92108
plepiscopo@att.net
Party name: Pacific Justice Institute and Christian Service Charities
 
Deanne E. Maynard Morrison & Foerster LLP(202) 887-8740
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
DMaynard@mofo.com
Party name: International Municipal Lawyers Association, et al.
 
Anthony R. Picarello Jr. 3211 Fourth Street, N.E.(202) 541-3300
Washington, DC  20017
apicarello@usccb.org
Party name: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
 
Andrew J. Pincus Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006-1101
apincus@mayerbrown.com
Party name: State Universities and State University Systems
 
B. Eric Restuccia Deputy Solicitor General(517) 373-1124
Michigan Attorney General's Office
P.O. Box 30212
Lansing, MI  48909
restucciae@michigan.gov
Party name: Michigan, et al
 
Michael T. Reynolds Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP(212) 474-1000
Worldwide Plaza
825 8th Avenue
New York, NY  10019
mreynolds@cravath.com
Party name: National LGBT Bar Association, et al.
 
Robert V. Ritter Appignani Humanist Legal Center(202)-238-9088
1777 T Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20009
britter@americanhumanist.org
Party name: American Humanist Association, et al.
 
Andrew L. Schlafly 939 Old Chester Road(908) 719-8608
Far Hills, NJ  07931
aschlafly@aol.com
Party name: Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund
 
Jay Alan Sekulow American Center for Law & Justice(202) 546-8890
201 Maryland Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC  20002
sekulow@aclj.org
Party name: American Center for Law and Justice, et al.
 
Steven R. Shapiro American Civil Liberties Union Foundation(212) 549-2500
125 Broad Street
New York, NY  10004
sshapiro@aclu.org
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union, et al.
 
Harvey A. Silverglate Zalkind, Rodriguez, Lunt & Duncan LLP(617) 661-9156
607 Franklin Street
Cambridge, MA  02139
Party name: Foundation for Individual Rights in Education and Students for Liberty
 
Clifford M. Sloan Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP(202) 371-7000
1440 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cliff.sloan@skadden.com
Party name: Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., et al.
 
Mathew D. Staver Liberty Counsel(800) 671-1776
1055 Maitland Center Commons
Second Floor
Maitland, FL  32751
court@lc.org
Party name: Liberty Counsel, et al.
 
Robert G. Sugarman Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP(212) 310-8000
767 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY  10153
Party name: Anti-Defamation League, et al.
 
John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute(434) 978-3888
1440 Sachem Place
Charlottesville, VA  22901
johnw@rutherford.org
Party name: The Rutherford Institute
 
Jeffrey Ira Zuckerman Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP(202) 452-7350
1200 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Suite 430
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: Agudath Israel of America