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Docket for 08-351
No. 08-351
Title:
Anita Alvarez, Cook County State's Attorney, Petitioner
v.
Chermane Smith, et al.
Docketed:September 18, 2008
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(07-1599)
  Decision Date:May 2, 2008
  Rehearing Denied:June 16, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sep 15 2008 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 20, 2008)
Oct 9 2008 Waiver of right of respondent Chermane Smith to respond filed.
Nov 5 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 25, 2008.
Nov 12 2008 Response Requested . (Due December 12, 2008)
Dec 2 2008 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 12, 2009.
Jan 9 2009 Brief of respondents Chermane Smith, et al. in opposition filed.
Jan 21 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 20, 2009.
Feb 23 2009 Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.
Mar 25 2009 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including May 11, 2009.
Apr 27 2009 The time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including July 10, 2009.
May 5 2009 Notification pursuant to Rule 12.6 received from counsel for City of Chicago and Superintendent Jodi P. Weis.
May 8 2009 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
May 11 2009 Joint appendix filed. Statement of costs received.
May 11 2009 Brief of petitioner Anita Alvarez, Cook County State filed.
May 13 2009 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the petitioner.
May 18 2009 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
May 18 2009 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Counties, et al. filed.
May 18 2009 Brief amici curiae of Illinois, et al. filed.
Jun 17 2009 The time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits is further extended to and including July 31, 2009.
Jul 16 2009 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, October 14, 2009.
Jul 29 2009 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 7th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Jul 30 2009 CIRCULATED.
Jul 30 2009 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Jul 31 2009 Brief of respondents Chermane Smith, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 4 2009 Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 4 2009 Record received from USDC ND IL (1 envelope)
Aug 6 2009 Brief amicus curiae of National Police Accountability Project filed. (Distributed)
Aug 7 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Women's Criminal Defense Bar Association filed. (Distributed)
Aug 7 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Justice filed. (Distributed)
Aug 7 2009 Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 7 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Legal Aid Society filed. (Distributed)
Aug 31 2009 Reply of petitioner Anita Alvarez, Cook County, Illinois filed. (Distributed)
Sep 4 2009 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Oct 2 2009 Letter from Clerk of Court advising that counsel should be prepared to discuss at oral argument whether respondents have had forfeiture hearings or have otherwise had their property returned, and, if they have, the potential significance of those facts with respect to questions of mootness.
Oct 14 2009 Argued. For petitioner: Paul Castiglione, Assistant State's Attorney, Chicago, Ill.; and William M. Jay, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondents: Thomas Peters, Chicago, Ill.
Dec 8 2009 Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, Alito, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined, and in which Stevens, J., joined as to Parts I and II. Stevens, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part.
Jan 11 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Mar 30 2010 Record returne to U.S.C.A. for 7th Circuit.
Mar 30 2010 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for Northern District of Illinois.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Paul A. Castiglione Assistant State's Attorney Cook County(312) 603-1840
    Counsel of Record69 West Washington Street
Suite 3200
Chicago, IL  60602
paul.castiglione@cookcountyil.gov
Party name: Anita Alvarez, Cook County State's Attorney
Attorneys for Respondents:
Thomas Peters 407 S. Dearborn Street(312) 697-0022
    Counsel of RecordSuite 1675
Chicago, IL  60605
tompeters9@aol.com
Party name: Chermane Smith, et al.
Other:
Graham Boyd American Civil Liberties Union Foundation(831) 471-9000
1101 Pacific Avenue, Suite 333
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union, et al.
 
Scott G. Bullock Institute for Justice(703) 682-9320
901 North Glebe Road, Suite 900
Arlington, VA  22203
Party name: Institute for Justice
 
William M. Jay Goodwin Procter LLP(202) 346-4000
901 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
wjay@goodwinprocter.com
Party name: Anita Alvarez, Cook County State's Attorney v. Chermane Smith, 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
 
Harold J. Krent IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law(312) 906-5010
565 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL  60661
hkrent@kentlaw.edu
Party name: Women's Criminal Defense Bar Association
 
Thomas M. O'Brien The Legal Aid Society(212) 577-3354
Criminal Defense Practice
199 Water Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY  10038
Party name: Legal Aid Society
 
Andrew Burch Reid Spriinger & Steinberg PC(303) 861-2800
1600 Broadway, suite 1200
Denver, CO  80202-5091
Party name: National Police Accountability Project
 
Richard Ruda 108 Newlands St.(202) 365-1363
Chevy Chase, MD  20815
rmruda@hotmail.com
Party name: National Association of Counties, et al.
 
Michael A. Scodro Solicitor General(312) 814-3312
Office of the Attorney General
100 West Randolph Street
Chicago, IL  60601
mscodro@atg.state.il.us
Party name: Illinois, et al.
 
David B. Smith English & Smith(703) 548-8911
526 King Street
Suite 213
Alexandria, VA  22314
Party name: Cato Institute, et al.
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