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Docket for 08-1448
No. 08-1448
Title:
Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Governor of California, et al., Petitioners
v.
Entertainment Merchants Association, et al.
Docketed:May 21, 2009
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(07-16620)
  Decision Date:February 20, 2009
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
May 19 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 22, 2009)
Jun 2 2009 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 22, 2009, for all respondents.
Jun 22 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education and Legal Defense filed.
Jul 22 2009 Brief of respondents Entertainment Merchants Association, et al. in opposition filed.
Jul 22 2009 Motion for leave to file amici brief by California State Senator Leland Y.Yee, et al. out of time filed..
Aug 5 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2009.
Apr 20 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 23, 2010.
Apr 26 2010 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by California State Senator Leland Y. Yee, et al. out of time DENIED.
Apr 26 2010 Petition GRANTED.
May 10 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
May 11 2010 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including July 12, 2010.
May 27 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the respondents.
May 28 2010 The time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including September 10, 2010.
Jul 12 2010 Brief of petitioners Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor of California, et al. filed.
Jul 12 2010 Joint appendix filed (4 volumes). (Statement of costs filed)
Jul 15 2010 Copies of trial exhibit "Video Game Violence Sampler" received from counsel for the petitioners.
Jul 19 2010 Brief amici curiae of Louisiana, et al. filed.
Jul 19 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education and Legal Defense filed.
Jul 19 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Common Sense Media filed.
Jul 19 2010 Brief amici curiae of California State Senator Leland Y.Yee, et al. filed.
Aug 24 2010 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, November 2, 2010.
Sep 2 2010 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 9th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Sep 10 2010 Brief of respondents Entertainment Merchants Association, et al. filed.
Sep 13 2010 Brief amici curiae of Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 14 2010 CIRCULATED.
Sep 15 2010 Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 15 2010 Record for U.S.D.C. for Northern District of California is electronic.
Sep 16 2010 Brief amicus curiae of First Amendment Coalition filed. (Distributed)
Sep 16 2010 Brief amici curiae of American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amici curiae of Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amici curiae of International Game Developers Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amici curiae of Computer & Communications Industry Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Broadcasters filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amici curiae of First Amendment Scholars filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Microsoft Corporation filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amici curiae of Rhode Island, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amici curiae of Social Scientists, Medical Scientists, and Media Effects Scholars filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Thomas Jefferson Center for Protection of Free Expression, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amici curiae of The Future of Music Coalition, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amici curiae of Motion Picture Association of America, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amicus curiae of First Amendment Lawyers Association filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amici curiae of Consumer Electronic Retailers Coalition, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amici curiae of Progress and Freedoom Foundation, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Vindicia, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Activision Blizzard, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amicus curiae of ID Software LLC filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Comic Book Legal Defense Fund filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amicus curiae of National Cable & Telecommunications Association filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amici curiae of Entertainment Consumers Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 17 2010 Brief amicus curiae of The Rutherford Institute filed. (Distributed)
Oct 7 2010 Exibits received from U.S.D.C. for the Northern District of California. (1 box)
Oct 8 2010 Reply of petitioners Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor of California, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2010 Argued. For petitioners: Zackery P. Morazzini, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Sacramento, Cal. For respondents: Paul M. Smith, Washington, D. C.
Jun 27 2011 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Scalia, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Kennedy, Ginsburg, Sotomayor, and Kagan JJ., joined. Alito, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, in which Roberts, C. J., joined. Thomas, J., and Breyer, J., filed dissenting opinions.
Jul 22 2011 Motion for attorneys' fees and expenses filed by respondents Entertainment Merchants Association, et al.
Jul 28 2011 Order extending time to file response to the motion for attorneys' fees and expenses to and including August 15, 2011.
Jul 29 2011 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Aug 2 2011 Exhibits returned to U.S.D.C. for Northern District of California.
Aug 15 2011 Petitioners' opposition to respondents' motion for attorneys' fees and expenses filed.
Aug 22 2011 Respondents' reply to petitioners' opposition to motion for attorneys' fees and expenses filed.
Aug 24 2011 Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2011.
Oct 3 2011 Motion for attorneys' fees and expenses is referred to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit for adjudication.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Zackery P. Morazzini Deputy Attoroney General(916) 445-8226
    Counsel of Record 1300 I Street, Suite 125
P.O. Box 944255
Sacramento, CA  94244-2550
Zackery.Morazzini@doj.ca.gov
Party name: Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Governor of California, et al.
 
Daniel J. Powell Deputy Attorney General(415)-703-5830
    Counsel of Record 455 Golden Gate Ave., Suite 11000
San Francisco, CA  94102
daniel.powell@doj.ca.gov
Party name: Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Governor of California, et al.
Attorneys for 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: Entertainment Merchants Association, et al.
Other:
Michael A. Bamberger Dentons US LLP(212) 768-6700
1221 Ave. of the Americas
New York, NY  10020
michael.bamberger@dentons.com
Party name: American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression, 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: Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
 
Clay Calvert Marion B. Brechner(352)-273-1096
First Amendment Project
2060 Weimer Hall
Gainesville, FL  32611
ccalvert@jou.ufl.edu
Party name: Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, et al.
 
Cindy Ann Cohn Electronic Frontier Foundation(415) 436-9333
454 Shotwell Street
San Francisco, CA  94110
cindy@eff.org
Party name: Progress and Freedoom Foundation, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation
 
Robert L. Corn-Revere Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP(202) 973-4200
1919 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 800
Washington, DC  20006-3401
bobcornrevere@dwt.com
Party name: Comic Book Legal Defense Fund
 
Lucy A Dalglish Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press(703) 807-2100
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, VA  22209-2100
ldalglish@rcfp.org
Party name: Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, et al.
 
Kyle Duncan Appellate Chief(225) 326-6716
Louisiana Department of Justice
P.O. Box 94005
Baton Rouge, LA  70804-9005
DuncanK@ag.state.la.us
Party name: Louisiana, et al.
 
John P. Elwood Vinson & Elkins LLP(202) 639-6500
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Suite 500 West
Washington, DC  20037
jelwood@velaw.com
Party name: Cato Institute
 
Donald M. Falk Mayer Brown LLP(650) 331-2000
Two Palo Alto Square, Suite 300
Palo Alto, CA  94306
dfalk@mayerbrown.com
Party name: First Amendment Scholars
 
H. Bartow Farr III. Farr & Taranto(202) 775-0184
1150 18th Street, N.W.,
Suite 1030
Washington, DC  20036-2435
farrandtaranto@aol.com
Party name: National Cable & Telecommunications Association
 
Seth D. Greenstein Constantine Cannon LLP(202) 204-3514
1301 K Street, N.W.
Suite 1050 East
Washington, DC  20005
sgreenstein@constantinecannon.com
Party name: Consumer Electronic Retailers Coalition, et al.
 
Steven F. Gruel 315 Montgomery Street(415)-989-1253
9th Floor
San Francisco, CA  94104
attystevengruel@sbcglobal.net
Party name: California State Senator Leland Y.Yee, et al.
 
Alan Gura Gura & Possessky, PLLC(703) 835-9085
105 Oronoco Street
Suite 305
Alexandria, VA  22314
alan@gurapossessky.com
Party name: Vindicia, Inc.
 
Christopher A. Hansen American Civil Liberties Union Foundation(212) 549-2606
125 Broad Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY  10004
chansen@aclu.org
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union, et al.
 
Jean-Paul Jassy Bostwick & Jassy LLP(310) 979-6059
12400 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA  90025
jpjassy@bostwickjassy.com
Party name: First Amendment Coalition
 
Robert A. Long Jr. Covington & Burling LLP(202) 662-6000
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
rlong@cov.com
Party name: National Association of Broadcasters
 
Patrick C. Lynch Attorney General (401) 274-4400
150 South Main Street
Providence, RI  02903
PLynch@riag.ri.gov
Party name: Rhode Island, et al.
 
Patricia A. Millett Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP(202) 887-4000
1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036-1564
pmillett@akingump.com
Party name: Social Scientists, Medical Scientists, and Media Effects Scholars
 
John B. Morris Jr. Center for Democracy & Technology(202) 637-9800
1634 I Street, NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC  20001
jmorris@cdt.org
Party name: Computer & Communications Industry Association, et al.
 
Theodore B. Olson Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
tolson@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Microsoft Corporation
 
Paul E. Salamanca 279 Cassidy Avenue(859) 266-1242
Lexington, KY  40502
psalamanca@uky.edu
Party name: ID Software LLC
 
Andrew L. Schlafly 939 Old Chester Road(908) 719-8608
Far Hills, NJ  07931
aschlafly@aol.com
Party name: Eagle Forum Education and Legal Defense
 
Andrew Jay Schwartzman Media Access Project(202) 232-4300
1625 K Street, N.W., Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20006
andys@mediaaccess.org
Party name: The Future of Music Coalition, et al.
 
Kannon K. Shanmugam Williams & Connolly LLP(202) 434-5000
725 Twelfth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
kshanmugam@wc.com
Party name: Motion Picture Association of America, Inc., et al.
 
Theodore M. Shaw Columbia Law School(212) 318-3337
435 W. 116th Street
New York, NY  10027
tshaw@law.columbia.edu
Party name: Common Sense Media
 
William R. Stein Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP(202) 721-4600
1775 I Street NW
Washington, DC  20006
stein@hugheshubbard.com
Party name: Entertainment Consumers Association, et al.
 
Lawrence G. Walters 781 Douglas Ave. (407) 975-9150
Altamonte Springs, FL  32714
larry@firstamendment.com
Party name: First Amendment Lawyers Association
 
Paul J. Watford Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP(213) 683-9100
355 South Grand Avenue
Suite 3500
Los Angeles, CA  90071-1560
paul.watford@mto.com
Party name: Activision Blizzard, Inc.
 
J. Joshua Wheeler Thomas Jefferson Center for Protection of Free Expression(434) 295-4784
400 Worrell Drive
Charlottesville, VA  22911
jjw@tjcenter.org
Party name: Thomas Jefferson Center for Protection of Free Expression
 
John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute(434) 978-3888
1440 Sachem Place
Charlottesville, VA  22901
johnw@rutherford.org
Party name: The Rutherford Institute
 
Christopher J. Wright Wiltshire & Grannis LLP(202) 730-1300
1200 Eighteenth St., N.W.
Suite 1200
Washington, DC  20036
cwright@wiltshiregrannis.com
Party name: International Game Developers Association, et al.
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