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Docket for 08-539
No. 08-539
Title:
Republic of Iraq, et al., Petitioners
v.
Robert Simon, et al.
Docketed:October 23, 2008
Linked with 08A228
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  Case Nos.:(06-7175)
  Decision Date:June 24, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sep 12 2008 Application (08A228) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 22, 2008 to October 22, 2008, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Sep 12 2008 Application (08A228) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until October 22, 2008.
Oct 22 2008 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 24, 2008)
Nov 24 2008 Brief of respondents Robert Simon, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 10 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 9, 2009.
Dec 10 2008 Reply of petitioners Republic of Iraq, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 17 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 9, 2009.
Dec 19 2008 Supplemental brief of respondents Robert Simon, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 9 2009 Petition GRANTED the case is consolidated with No. 07-1090 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 Joint appendix filed (2 volumes). Statement of costs received. VIDED.
Feb 19 2009 Brief of petitioners Republic of Iraq, et al. filed. VIDED.
Feb 23 2009 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, April 20, 2009.
Feb 26 2009 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. VIDED.
Mar 9 2009 Record received from the U.S.C.A. for the District of Columbia. (1 box)
Mar 13 2009 DISTRIBUTED. VIDED.
Mar 18 2009 Brief of respondents Jordan Beaty, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2009 Brief of respondents Robert Simon, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 20 2009 Brief amici curiae of James S. Vine, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 24 2009 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed. VIDED.
Mar 24 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Justice and Accountability filed. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Human Rights Committee of the American Branch of the International Law Association filed. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Dr. Stephen Neale filed. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Tortured American Prisoners of War filed. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Plaintiffs in Peterson v. Islamic Republic of Iran, CA 01-2094 (RCL), 01-2684 (RCL) United States District Court for the District of Columbia filed. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2009 Brief amici curiae of Dr. Louis Fisher and Dr. Robert J. Spitzer filed. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2009 Brief amici curiae of St. Mary's University School of Law, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2009 Brief amici curiae of Eleven Members of Congress, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2009 Motion for divided argument filed by respondents. VIDED.
Apr 1 2009 Response to motion of the Solicitor General filed by respondents.
Apr 6 2009 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Apr 6 2009 Motion for divided argument filed by respondent DENIED.
Apr 10 2009 Reply of petitioners Republic of Iraq, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Apr 13 2009 Supplemental brief of respondents filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Apr 14 2009 Motion to strike supplemental brief of respondents filed by petitioners Republic of Iraq. VIDED.
Apr 14 2009 Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 17, 2009.
Apr 17 2009 Motion to strike brief filed by petitioners GRANTED.
Apr 20 2009 Argued. For petitioners: Jonathan S. Franklin, Washington, D.C.; and Douglas Hallward-Driemeier, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondents: Thomas C. Goldstein, Washington, D.C.
Jun 8 2009 Judgment REVERSED. Scalia, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Jul 10 2009 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Jonathan S. Franklin Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.(202) 662-0466
    Counsel of Record801 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004-2623
jfranklin@fulbright.com
Party name: Republic of Iraq, et al.
 
Bruce E. Fein Bruce Fein & Associates, Inc.(703) 963-4968
1025 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20036
bruce@thelichfieldgroup.com
Party name: Republic of Iraq, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Stephen A. Fennell Steptoe & Johnson LLP(202) 429-3000
    Counsel of Record1330 Connecticut Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
sfennell@steptoe.com
Party name: Robert Simon
 
Thomas C. Goldstein Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP(202) 887-4060
    Counsel of Record1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
tgoldstein@akingump.com
 
Andrew C. Hall Hall Lamb and Hall, P.A.(305) 374-5030
    Counsel of RecordOffices at Grand Bay Plaza
Penthouse One, 2665 South Bayshore Dr.
Miami, FL  33133
andyhall.hlhlawfirm.com
Party name: Robert Simon, et al.
Other:
William J. Aceves California Western School of Law(619) 525-1413
225 Cedar Street
San Diego, CA  92101
wja@cwsl.edu
Party name: Center for Justice and Accountability
 
Jeffrey F. Addicott Director, Center for Terrorism Law(210) 431-2219
Center for Terrorism Law
St. Mary's University School of Law
One Camino Santa Maria
San Antonio, TX  78228
Party name: St. Mary's University School of Law, et al.
 
Leslie E. Chebli Mayer Brown LLP(212) 506-2500
1675 Broadway
New York, NY  10019
Party name: Dr. Stephen Neale
 
Douglas W. Dunham Four Times Square(212) 735-3000
New York, NY  10036
douglas.dunham@skadden.com
Party name: Eleven Members of Congress, et al.
 
Douglas Hallward-Driemeier Assistant to the Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: Republic of Iraq, et al. v. Robert Simon, 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
 
John Norton Moore 824 Flordon Drive (703) 216-3387
Charlottesville, VA  2290
Party name: Tortured American Prisoners of War
 
Jordan Jeffry Paust Mike and Teresa Baker Law Center Professor(713) 743-2177
University of Houston Law Center
100 Law Center
Houston, TX  77204-6060
Party name: Human Rights Committee of the American Branch of the International Law Association
 
Steven R. Perles Perles Law Firm PC(202) 955-9055
1146 19th Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC  20036
sperles@perleslaw.com
Party name: Plaintiffs in Peterson v. Islamic Republic of Iran,CA 01-2094 (RCL),01-2684 (RCL) United States District Court for the District of Columbia
 
Charles D. Swift Swift & McDonald, PS(206) 441-3377
2003 Western Avenue
Suite 330
Seattle, WA  98121
Party name: Dr. Louis Fisher and Dr. Robert J. Spitzer
 
Daniel Wolf Law Offices of Daniel Wolf(202) 842-2170
1220 N Street, NW
Suite PH2
Washington, DC  20005
Party name: James S. Vine, et al.
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