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Docket for 08-214
No. 08-214
Title:
Atlantic Sounding Co., Inc., et al., Petitioners
v.
Edgar L. Townsend
Docketed:August 20, 2008
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(06-13204)
  Decision Date:August 23, 2007
  Rehearing Denied:May 27, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Aug 18 2008 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 19, 2008)
Sep 16 2008 Brief amici curiae of American Waterways Operators, et al. filed.
Sep 19 2008 Brief of respondent Edgar L. Townsend in opposition filed.
Sep 19 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Cruise Lines International Association filed.
Sep 19 2008 Brief amicus curiae of United Maritime Group, LLC filed.
Sep 22 2008 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 20, 2008.
Oct 8 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 31, 2008.
Nov 3 2008 Petition GRANTED.
Dec 8 2008 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, March 2, 2009.
Dec 12 2008 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioners Atlantic Sounding Co., Inc., et al.
Dec 18 2008 Brief of petitioners Atlantic Sounding Co., Inc., et al. filed.
Dec 26 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Cruise Lines International Association filed.
Dec 30 2008 Record received from the U.S.C.A. for the 11th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Jan 9 2009 Record received from the U.S.D.C. for the Middle District of Florida. (1 box)
Jan 9 2009 CIRCULATED.
Jan 12 2009 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.
Jan 21 2009 Brief of respondent Edgar L. Townsend filed. (Distributed)
Jan 26 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Sailors' Union of the Pacific filed. (Distributed)
Jan 26 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Port Ministries International filed. (Distributed)
Jan 26 2009 Brief amicus curiae of American Association for Justice filed. (Distributed)
Feb 19 2009 Reply of petitioners Atlantic Sounding Co., Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 2 2009 Argued. For petitioners: David W. McCreadie, Tampa, Fla. For respondent: G. J. Rod Sullivan, Jr., Jacksonville, Fla.
Jun 25 2009 Judgment is affirmed and case remanded. Thomas, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Stevens, Souter, Ginsburg, and Breyer, JJ., joined. Alito, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia and Kennedy, JJ., joined.
Jul 27 2009 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Aug 3 2009 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for 11th Circuit.
Aug 13 2009 Record returned to U.S.D. c. for the Middle District of Florida.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
David W. McCreadie Lau Lane Pieper Conley & McCreadie, P.A.(813) 229-2121
    Counsel of Record100 S. Ashley Dr., Suite 1700
Tampa, FL  33602
dmccreadie@laulane.com
Party name: Atlantic Sounding Co., Inc., et al.
Attorneys for Respondent:
G.J. Rod Sullivan 8777 San Jose Blvd.(904) 355-6000
    Counsel of RecordSuite 803
Jacksonville, FL  32217
rodsullivan@floridamaritimelawyers.com
Party name: Edgar L. Townsend
Other:
John R. Hillsman McGuinn Hillsman & Palefsky(415) 421-9292
535 Pacific Avenue
San Francisco, CA  94133
Uroy3@aol.com
Party name: Sailor's Union of the Pacific
 
Barbara L. Holland Garvey Schubert Barer(206) 464-3939
1191 Second Avenue, 18th Floor
Seattle, WA  98101-2939
Party name: American Waterways Operators, et al.
 
Lawrence W. Kaye Kaye Rose & Partners LLP(619) 232-6555
402 W. Broadway
Suite 1300
San Diego, CA
Party name: Cruise Lines International Association
 
Edward J. Koehl Jr. Jones Walker Waechter Poitevent Carrere & Denegre(504) 582-8176
201 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA  70170-5100
Party name: Unitecd Maritime Group, LLC
 
Tonya J. Meister Courthouse Tower, Suite 750(305) 590-5570
44 West Flager Street
Miami, FL  33130
tonya@meisterlawfirm.com
Party name: Port Ministries International
 
David W. Robertson 727 East Dean Keeton Street (512) 232-1339
Austin, TX  78705
drobertson@law.utexas.edu
Party name: American Association for Justice
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