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Docket for 08-1555
No. 08-1555
Title:
Mohamed Ali Samantar, Petitioner
v.
Bashe Abdi Yousuf, et al.
Docketed:June 19, 2009
Linked with 08A928
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(07-1893)
  Decision Date:January 8, 2009
  Rehearing Denied:February 2, 2009
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Apr 20 2009 Application (08A928) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 3, 2009 to June 18, 2009, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Apr 23 2009 Application (08A928) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until June 18, 2009.
Jun 18 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 20, 2009)
Jul 7 2009 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 3, 2009.
Aug 28 2009 Brief of respondents Bashe Abdi Yousuf, et al. in opposition filed.
Sep 9 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2009.
Sep 11 2009 Reply of petitioner Mohamed Ali Samantar filed. (Distributed)
Sep 30 2009 Petition GRANTED.
Oct 16 2009 The time within which to file petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including November 30, 2009.
Oct 16 2009 The time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including January 13, 2010.
Nov 30 2009 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, March 3, 2010.
Nov 30 2009 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Nov 30 2009 Brief of petitioner Mohamed Ali Samantar filed.
Dec 7 2009 CIRCULATED.
Dec 7 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia filed. (Distributed)
Dec 7 2009 Brief amici curiae of Former Attorneys General of the United States filed. (Distributed)
Dec 7 2009 Brief amicus curiae of American Jewish Congress filed. (Distributed)
Dec 7 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Anti-Defamation League in support of neither party filed. (Distributed)
Dec 7 2009 Brief amici curiae of Zionist Organization of America, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 30 2009 Record received from U.S.C.A. for Fourth Circuit. (1 envelope)
Jan 5 2010 Record received from U.S.D.C. for the Eastern District of Virginia. (1 box) There are sealed documents in the record.
Jan 11 2010 The time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits is further extended to and including January 20, 2010.
Jan 20 2010 Brief of respondents Bashe Abdi Yousuf, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 27 2010 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Jan 27 2010 Brief amici curiae of Retired Military Professionals filed. (Distributed)
Jan 27 2010 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)
Jan 27 2010 Brief amici curiae of Academic Experts in Somali History and Current Affairs filed. (Distributed)
Jan 27 2010 Brief amici curiae of Former United States Diplomats Morton I. Abramowitz, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 27 2010 Brief amici curiae of Senator Arlen Specter, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 27 2010 Brief amici curiae of Professors of International Litigation and Foreign Relations Law filed. (Distributed)
Jan 27 2010 Brief amici curiae of Professors of Public International Law and Comparative Law filed. (Distributed)
Jan 27 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Foreign Minister for the Republic of Somaliland, Abdillahi Mohamed Duale filed. (Distributed)
Jan 27 2010 Brief amici curiae of Dolly Filartiga, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 27 2010 Brief amici curiae of Martin Weiss, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 19 2010 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Feb 19 2010 Reply of petitioner Mohamed Ali Samantar filed. (Distributed)
Mar 3 2010 Argued. For petitioner: Shay Dvoretzky, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Patricia A. Millett, Washington, D. C.; and Edwin S. Kneedler, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Jun 1 2010 Judgment is affirmed and case remanded. Stevens, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Alito, J., filed a concurring opinion. Thomas, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment. Scalia, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment.
Jul 6 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jul 6 2010 Record returned to U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. 1-envelope
Jul 6 2010 Record return to the USDC for the Eastern District of Virginia (Alexandria). (1-envelope)



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Michael A. Carvin Jones Day(202) 879-3939
    Counsel of Record51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
macarvin@jonesday.com
Party name: Mohamed Ali Samantar
 
Shay Dvoretzky Jones Day(202) 879-3939
51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
sdvoretzsky@jonesday.com
Party name: Mohamed Ali Samantar
Attorneys for Respondents:
Patricia A. Millett Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP(202) 887-4000
    Counsel of Record1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036-1564
pmillett@akingump.com
Party name: Bashe Abdi Yousuf, et al.
 
Robert R. Vieth Cooley Godward Kronish LLP(703) 456-8000
One Freedom Square
11951 Freedom Drive
Reston, VA  20190
Party name: Bashe Abdi Yousuf, et al.
Other:
Douglass W. Cassel Notre Dame Law School(574) 631-7896
2142 Eck Hall of Law
Notre Dame, IN  46556
Doug.Cassel@nd.edu
Party name: Former United States Diplomats Morton I. Abramowitz, et al.
 
Michael James Edney Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20036
medney@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Former Attorneys General of the United States
 
Tyler Richard Giannini International Human Rights Clinic(617) 495-9263
Harvard Law School, Pound Hall 401
1563 Massachusetts Avenue
1563 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA  02138
giannini@law.harvard.edu
Party name: Dolly Filartiga, 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
 
Chimene I. Keitner University of California(415) 565-4790
Hastings College of the Law
200 Mcallister St
San Francisco, CA  94102
keitnerc@uchastings.edu
Party name: Professors of Public International Law and Comparative Law
 
Michael K. Kellogg Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel PLLC(202) 326-7900
1615 M Street, N.W.
Suite 400
Washington, DC  20036
mkellogg@khhte.com
Party name: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
 
Edwin S. Kneedler Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
Party name: Mohamed Ali Samantar v. Bashe Abdi Yousuf, et al.
 
Nathan Lewin Lewin & Lewin, LLP(202) 828-1000
1775 Eye Street, N.W.
Suite 850
Washington, DC  20036
nat@lewinlewin.com
Party name: Zionist Organization of America, et al.
 
Michael D. Ramsey University of San Diego School of Law(619) 260-4145
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA  92110
mramsey@sandiego.edu
Party name: Professors of International Litigation and Foreign Relations Law
 
Steven M. Schneebaum Greenberg Traurig LLP(202) 530-8544
2101 L Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20037
Party name: Academic Experts in Somali History and Current Affairs
 
Virginia A. Seitz Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8000
1501 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20005
vseitz@sidley.com
Party name: Retired Military Professionals
 
Charles S. Sims Proskauer Rose LLP(212) 969-3950
Eleven Times Square
New York, NY  10036
csims@proskauer.com
Party name: Anti-Defamation League
 
Arlen Specter Ranking Member(202) 224-4254
Senate Judiciary Committee
711 Hart Senate Off. Bldg.
Washington, DC  20510
Party name: Senator Arlen Specter, et al.
 
Marc D. Stern American Jewish Congress(212) 891-1480
165 East 56th Street
New York, NY  10022
sternm@ajc.org
Party name: American Jewish Congress
 
Nancy L. Tompkins Townsend and Towsend and Crew LLP(415) 576-0200
Two Embarcadero Center, 8th Floor
San Francisco, CA  94111
Party name: Foreign Minister for the Republic of Somaliland, Abdillahi Mohamed Duale
 
Sonya D. Winner Covington & Burling LLP(415) 591-6000
One Front Street
San Francisco, CA  94111
Party name: Martin Weiss, et al.
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