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Docket for 08-310
No. 08-310
Title:
Polar Tankers, Inc., Petitioner
v.
City of Valdez, Alaska
Docketed:September 9, 2008
Linked with 08A46
Lower Ct:Supreme Court of Alaska
  Case Nos.:(S-12218/12223)
  Decision Date:April 25, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jul 14 2008 Application (08A46) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 24, 2008 to September 22, 2008, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Jul 22 2008 Application (08A46) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until September 8, 2008.
Sep 8 2008 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 9, 2008)
Sep 26 2008 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 10, 2008.
Nov 10 2008 Brief of respondent City of Valdez, Alaska in opposition filed.
Nov 25 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 12, 2008.
Nov 25 2008 Reply of petitioner Polar Tankers, Incorporated filed. (Distributed)
Dec 12 2008 Petition GRANTED.
Jan 16 2009 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either or neither party received from counsel for the respondent.
Jan 26 2009 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, April 1, 2009.
Jan 26 2009 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Jan 26 2009 Brief of petitioner Polar Tankers, Incorporated filed.
Jan 29 2009 CIRCULATED.
Feb 2 2009 Brief amicus curiae of National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center filed. (Distributed)
Feb 2 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Tropical Shipping and Construction Company Limited filed. (Distributed)
Feb 2 2009 Brief amici curiae of World Shipping Council, and Cruise Lines International Association filed. (Distributed)
Feb 2 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Council on State Taxation filed. (Distributed)
Feb 2 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Broadband Tax Institute filed. (Distributed)
Feb 17 2009 Record received from the Trial Courts of Alaska. (1 box)
Feb 25 2009 Brief of respondent City of Valdez, Alaska filed. (Distributed)
Mar 2 2009 Record received from the Supreme Court of Alaska. (1 box)
Mar 4 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Multistate Tax Commission filed. (Distributed)
Mar 4 2009 Brief amici curiae of States of Alaska, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 23 2009 Reply of petitioner Polar Tankers, Incorporated filed. (Distributed)
Apr 1 2009 Argued. For petitioner: Charles A. Rothfeld, Washington, D.C. For respondent: Theodore B. Olson, Washington, D.C.
Jun 15 2009 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Breyer, J., announced the judgment of the Court and delivered the opinion of the Court with respect to Parts I, II-A, and II-B-1, in which Scalia, Kennedy, Ginsburg, and Alito, JJ., joined, and an opinion with respect to Part II-B-2, in which Scalia, Kennedy, and Ginsburg, JJ., joined. Roberts, C. J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment, in which Thomas, J., joined. Alito, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment. Stevens, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Souter, J., joined.
Jul 9 2009 Petition for Rehearing filed.
Jul 23 2009 DISTRIBUTED.
Aug 17 2009 Rehearing DENIED. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Aug 17 2009 MANDATE ISSUED.
Aug 27 2009 Record returned to the Trial Courts of Alaska.
Aug 27 2009 Record returned to the Supreme Court of Alaska.
Sep 28 2009 ORDER of the Supreme Court of Alaska received.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Andrew L. Frey Mayer Brown LLP(212) 506-2672
1675 Broadway
New York, NY  10019
afrey@mayerbrown.com
Party name: Polar Tankers, Incorporated
 
Charles A. Rothfeld Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006-1101
crothfeld@mayerbrown.com
Party name: Polar Tankers, Inc.
Attorneys for Respondent:
Theodore B. Olson Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
    Counsel of Record1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
tolson@gibsondunn.com
Party name: City of Valdez, Alaska
 
William M. Walker Walker & Levesque, LLC(907) 278-7000
731 N Street
Anchorage, AK  99501
bill-wwa@ak.net
Party name: City of Valdez, Alaska
Other:
Marc J. Fink Sher & Blackwell, LLP(202) 463-2500
1850 M Street, NW
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: World Shipping Council & Cruise Lines International Association
 
David C. Frederick Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.(202) 326-7900
1615 M Street, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC  20036
dfrederick@khhte.com
Party name: States of Alaska, et al.
 
Karen R. Harned NFIB Small Business Legal Center(202) 314-2048
1201 F Street, N.W. Suite 200
Washington, DC  20004
Karen.Harned@NFIB.org
Party name: National Federation of Independent Small Business Legal Center
 
Todd A. Lard Council on State Taxation(202) 484-5222
122 C Street, N.W., Suite 330
Washington, DC  20001
tlard@cost.org
Party name: Council on State Taxation
 
Jerome B. Libin Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP(202) 383-0100
1275 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20004
Party name: Broadband Tax Institute
 
Jonathan F. Mitchell 3301 Fairfax Drive(703) 993-8848
Arlington, VA  60637
Party name: Tropical Shipping and Construction Company Limited
 
Shirley K. Sicilian Multistate Tax Commission(202) 624-8699
444 North Capitol St., N.W.
Suite 425
Washington, DC  20001-1538
ssicilian@mtc.gov
Party name: Multistate Tax Commission
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