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Docket for 08-289
No. 08-289
Vide 08-294
Title:
Thomas C. Horne, Superintendent, Arizona Public Instruction, Petitioner
v.
Miriam Flores, et al.
Docketed:September 4, 2008
Linked with 08A20
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(07-15603, 07-15605)
  Decision Date:February 22, 2008
  Rehearing Denied:April 17, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jul 2 2008 Application (08A20) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 16, 2008 to September 14, 2008, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Jul 8 2008 Application (08A20) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until September 1, 2008.
Aug 29 2008 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 6, 2008)
Sep 19 2008 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 5, 2008, for all respondents.
Oct 6 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed. VIDED.
Oct 9 2008 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including December 1, 2008, for all respondents.
Dec 1 2008 Brief of respondents Miriam Flores, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.
Dec 1 2008 Brief of respondents Arizona, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.
Dec 16 2008 Reply of petitioner Thomas C. Horne, Superintendent, Arizona Public Instruction filed.
Dec 17 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 9, 2009.
Jan 9 2009 Petition GRANTED the case is consolidated with No. 08-294 and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. The briefs of petitioners are to be filed on or before Thursday, February 19, 2009. The briefs of respondents are to be filed on or before Wednesday, March 18, 2009. Reply briefs, if any, are to be filed in accordance with Rule 25.3 of the Rules of this Court.
Feb 19 2009 Brief of petitioner Thomas C. Horne, Superintendent, Arizona Public Instruction filed. VIDED.
Feb 19 2009 Joint appendix filed. VIDED. Statement of costs received.
Feb 19 2009 Brief of petitioners Speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives, et al. filed. VIDED.
Feb 23 2009 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, April 20, 2009.
Feb 25 2009 Brief amici curiae of American Unity Legal Defense Fund, et al. filed. VIDED.
Feb 25 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc. filed. VIDED.
Feb 25 2009 Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, et al. filed. VIDED.
Feb 26 2009 Brief amici curiae of Education-Policy Scholars filed. VIDED.
Feb 26 2009 Brief amici curiae of American Legislative Exchange Council, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2009 CIRCULATED.
Mar 11 2009 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents. VIDED.
Mar 11 2009 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 9th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Mar 16 2009 Record received from U.S.D.C. for the District of Arizona (Tucson) (2 boxes)
Mar 18 2009 Brief of respondents Miriam Flores, and Rosa Rzeslawski filed. (Distributed) VIDED.
Mar 18 2009 Brief of respondents Arizona, and Arizona State Board of Education filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 19 2009 Joint motion for divided argument filed by petitioners. VIDED.
Mar 25 2009 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed. VIDED.
Mar 25 2009 Brief amici curiae of Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2009 Brief amici curiae of NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2009 Brief amici curiae of Educational Policy and Finance Scholars filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2009 Brief amici curiae of Tucson Unified School District, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2009 Brief amici curiae of Asian American Justice Center, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2009 Brief amici curiae of Civil Rights Organizations filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2009 Brief amici curiae of National School Boards Association, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2009 Brief amici curiae of Washington Lawyer's Committee on Civil Rights and Urban Affairs - Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2009 Motion for leave to file amici brief out-of-time filed by 30 Recognized Leaders of Education Research in support of neither party. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2009 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 31 2009 Letter from the Acting Solicitor General proposing to lodge copies of documents of the Department of Education cited to in the brief of the United States. VIDED.
Apr 1 2009 Additional record received from U.S. District Court of the District of Arizona. (1 box of transcripts)
Apr 3 2009 The Clerk has approved submission of the Acting Solicitor General's proposed lodging. VIDED.
Apr 3 2009 Motion for divided argument filed by petitioners DENIED.
Apr 3 2009 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Apr 3 2009 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by 30 Recognized Education Research Leaders of Education Research in support of neither party out-of-time GRANTED.
Apr 3 2009 Lodging of the Acting Solicitor General (12 copies). VIDED.
Apr 9 2009 Reply of petitioner Thomas C. Horne, Superintendent, Arizona Public Instruction filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Apr 13 2009 Reply of petitioners Speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Apr 20 2009 Argued. For petitioners: Kenneth W. Starr, Los Angeles, Cal. For respondents: Sri Srinivasan, Washington, D.C.; and Nicole A. Saharsky, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Jun 25 2009 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Alito, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Kennedy, and Thomas, JJ., joined. Breyer, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Stevens, Souter, and Ginsburg, JJ., joined.
Jul 27 2009 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Aug 8 2009 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for the District of Arizona.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Eric J. Bistrow Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. (602) 274-7611
    Counsel of Record702 E. Osborn, Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ  85014
ebistrow@bcattorneys.com
Party name: Thomas C. Horne, Superintendent, Arizona Public Instruction
 
Kenneth W. Starr Kirkland & Ellis LLP(213) 680-8400
    Counsel of Record777 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA  90017
ken.starr@pepperdine.edu
Party name: Speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Kimberly Anne Demarchi Lewis & Roca LLP(602) 262-5728
    Counsel of Record40 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ  85004
kdemarchi@LRLaw.com
Party name: Arizona, et al.
 
Sri Srinivasan O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5300
    Counsel of Record1625 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
ssrinivasan@omm.com
Party name: Miriam Flores, et al.
 
Timothy M. Hogan Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest(602)-258-8850
202 E. McDowell Rd.
Phoenix, AZ  85004
thogan@aclpi.org
Party name: Miriam Flores, et al.
Other:
J. Scott Detamore Mountain States Legal Foundation(303) 292-2021
2596 South Lewis Way
Lakewood, CO  80227
detamore@mountainstateslegal.com
Party name: Mountain States Legal Foundation
 
Steven Geoffrey Gieseler Pacific Legal Foundation(772)-781-7787
1002 SE Monterey Commons Blvd.
Suite 102
Stuart, FL  34996
Party name: Pacific Legal Foundation, et al.
 
Alan S. Gilbert SNR Denton US LLP(312) 876-8000
233 South Wacker Drive
Suite 7800
Chicago, IL  60606
alan.gilbert@snrdenton.com
Party name: Asian American Justice Center, et al.
 
Dan Himmelfarb Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
dhimmelfarb@mayerbrown.com
Party name: Education-Policy Scholars
 
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
 
Neal Kumar Katyal Acting Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ
Party name: United States
 
Patrick F. Linehan Steptoe & Johnson LLP(202) 429-3000
1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20036
plinehan@steptoe.com
Party name: Washington Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs - Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project, et al.
 
Robert A. Long Jr. Covington & Burling LLP(202) 662-6000
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
rlong@cov.com
Party name: Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund, et al.
 
Jonathan L. Marcus Covington & Burling, LLP(202) 662-6000
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20004
jmarcus@cov.com
Party name: Educational Policy and Finance Scholars
 
Robert C. O'Brien Jr. Arent Fox(213) 443-7512
555 West Fifth Street, Fl. 48
Los Angeles, CA  90013-1065
Party name: American Legislative Exchange Council, et al.
 
John A. Payton NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.(212) 965-2200
99 Hudson Street, 16th Floor
New York, NY  10013
jpayton@naacpldf.org
Party name: NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc., et al.
 
Nina Perales Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund(210) 224-5476
110 Broadway, Suite 300
San Antonio, TX  78205
nperales@maldef.org
Party name: Civil Rights Organizations
 
A.W. Phinney Sr. Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC(617) 842-6000
One Financial Center
Boston, MA  02111
AWPhinney@mintz.com
Party name: 30 Recognized Education Research Leaders of Education Research in support of neither party out of time
 
John C. Richardson DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy PC(520) 322-5000
2525 East Broadway Boulevard, Suite 200
Tucson, AZ  85716
Party name: Tucson Unified School District, et al.
 
Nicole A. Saharsky Assistant to the Solicitor General(202)-514-2201
950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: Thomas C. Horne, Superintendent, Arizona Public Instruction v. Miriam Flores, et al.
 
Gene Schaerr Winston & Strawn LLP(202) 282-5000
1700 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
gschaerr@winston.com
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation
 
Andrew L. Schlafly 939 Old Chester Road(908) 719-8608
Far Hills, NJ  07931
aschlafly@aol.com
Party name: Eagle Forum Educational & Legal Defense Fund, Inc.
 
Maree F. Sneed Hogan Lovells US LLP(202) 637-6416
Columbia Square
555 Thirteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
mfsneed@hoganlovells.com
Party name: National School Boards Association, et al.
 
Barnaby W. Zall Weinberg, Jacobs & Tolani, LLP(301) 231-6943
7018 Tilden Lane
Rockville, MD  20852
bzall@bzall.com
Party name: American Unity Legal Defense Fund, et al.
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