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Docket for 08-304
No. 08-304
Title:
Graham County Soil and Water Conservation District, et al., Petitioners
v.
United States, ex rel. Karen T. Wilson
Docketed:September 8, 2008
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(07-1322)
  Decision Date:June 9, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sep 5 2008 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 8, 2008)
Sep 10 2008 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Oct 8 2008 Brief amicus curiae of National League of Cities filed.
Oct 8 2008 Brief amici curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, et al. filed.
Oct 8 2008 Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.
Oct 8 2008 Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Oct 8 2008 Brief amici curiae of Pennsylvania, et al. filed.
Oct 9 2008 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 7, 2008.
Nov 7 2008 Brief of respondent United States, ex rel. Karen T. Wilson in opposition filed.
Nov 18 2008 Reply of petitioners Graham County Soil and Water Conservation District, et al. filed.
Nov 19 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 5, 2008.
Dec 8 2008 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 20 2009 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 2 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 18, 2009.
Jun 9 2009 Letter from counsel for the petitioners received. (Distributed).
Jun 22 2009 Petition GRANTED.
Jul 13 2009 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including August 27, 2009.
Aug 27 2009 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Aug 27 2009 Brief of petitioners Graham County Soil and Water Conservation District, et al. filed.
Sep 3 2009 Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.
Sep 3 2009 Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Sep 3 2009 Brief amici curiae of National League of Cities, et al. filed.
Sep 3 2009 Brief amici curiae of Pennsylvania, et al. filed.
Sep 10 2009 The time within which to file the respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 19, 2009.
Sep 28 2009 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, November 30, 2009.
Oct 2 2009 CIRCULATED.
Oct 15 2009 Record received from U.S.C.A. for the 4th Circuit. (1 box)
Oct 19 2009 Brief of respondent Karen T. Wilson filed. (Distributed)
Oct 26 2009 Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law and Justice filed. (Distributed)
Oct 26 2009 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)
Oct 26 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund filed. (Distributed)
Oct 26 2009 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Nov 5 2009 Record for the U.S.D.C. for the Western District is electronic.
Nov 9 2009 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Nov 17 2009 Reply of petitioners Graham County Soil and Water Conservation District, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 30 2009 Argued. For petitioners: Christopher G. Browning, Jr., Solicitor General, Raleigh, N.C. For respondent: Mark T. Hurt, Abingdon, Va.; and Douglas Hallward-Driemeier, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Dec 1 2009 Letter, dated December 1, 2009, received from the Solicitor General. (Distributed).
Dec 3 2009 Letter, dated December 3, 2009, received from counsel for petitioners. (Distributed).
Mar 26 2010 Letter, dated March 26, 2010, received from the Solicitor General. (Distributed).
Mar 26 2010 Letter, dated March 26, 2010, received from counsel for the respondent. (Distributed).
Mar 26 2010 Letter dated March 23, 2010, received from counsel for the petitioners. (Distributed).
Mar 30 2010 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Stevens, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, and Alito, JJ., joined, and in which Scalia, J., joined except as to Part IV. Scalia, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment. Sotomayor, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Breyer, J., joined.
Apr 26 2010 Petition for Rehearing filed.
May 4 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 20, 2010.
May 14 2010 Letter from counsel for the respondent received and distributed.
May 24 2010 Rehearing DENIED.
May 24 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
May 25 2010 Record returned to the U.S.C.A., Fourth Circuit. (1 box)



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Christopher G. Browning Jr. Solicitor General(919) 716-6900
    Counsel of Record North Carolina Department of Justice
P.O. Box 629
114 West Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC  27602-0629
CBrowning@ncdoj.gov
Party name: Graham County Soil and Water Conservation District, et al.
Attorneys for Respondent:
Mark T. Hurt Attorney at Law(276) 623-0808
    Counsel of Record 159 West Main Street
Abingdon, VA  24210
markhurt@yahoo.com
Party name: Karen T. Wilson
Other:
John T. Boese Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobs LLP(202) 639-7000
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 800
Washington, DC  20004-2505
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation, et al.
 
Conan Grames Hunton & Williams LLP(202) 955-1685
1900 K Street
WashingtonMcLean, DC  20006-1109
cgrames@hunton.com
Party name: Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, et al.
 
Douglas Hallward-Driemeier Assistant to the Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: Graham County Soil and Water Conservation District, et al. v. United States, ex rel. Karen T. Wilson
 
Malcolm J. Harkins III. Proskauer Rose LLP(202) 416-6800
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Suite 400 South
Washington, DC  20004
mharkins@proskauer.com
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al.
 
Dan Himmelfarb Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
dhimmelfarb@mayerbrown.com
Party name: National League of Cities
 
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
 
Calvin R. Koons Senior Deputy Attorney General(717) 783-6709
Appellate Litigation Section
15th Floor, Strawberry Square
Harrisburg, PA  17120
ckoons@attorneygeneral.gov
Party name: Pennsylvania, et al.
 
Richard Ruda 108 Newlands St.(202) 365-1363
Chevy Chase, MD  20815
rmruda@hotmail.com
Party name: National League of Cities, et al.
 
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
 
Robert Lawrence Vogel Vogel Slade & Goldstein (202) 537-5900
5225 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Suite 502
Washington, DC  20015
Party name: Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund
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