Docket for 08-645
No. 08-645
Title:
Timothy Mark Cameron Abbott, Petitioner
v.
Jacquelyn Vaye Abbott
Docketed:November 17, 2008
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(07-50967)
  Decision Date:September 16, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Nov 14 2008 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 17, 2008)
Dec 17 2008 Brief amicus curiae of the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law
Dec 18 2008 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 29, 2008.
Dec 29 2008 Brief of respondent Jacquelyn Vaye Abbott in opposition filed. (Distributed)
Dec 30 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 16, 2009.
Dec 31 2008 Reply of petitioner Timothy Mark Cameron Abbott filed. (Distributed)
Jan 21 2009 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 28 2009 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 2 2009 Supplemental brief of respondent Jacquelyn Vaye Abbott filed.
Jun 9 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 25, 2009.
Jun 29 2009 Petition GRANTED.
Jul 20 2009 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including September 15, 2009.
Jul 20 2009 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 5th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Aug 3 2009 Record received from U.S.D.C. for the Western District of Texas. (1 box)
Sep 9 2009 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Sep 14 2009 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for petitioner.
Sep 15 2009 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Sep 15 2009 Brief of petitioner Timothy Mark Cameron Abbott filed.
Sep 21 2009 Brief amici curiae of S&W International ChildFind Program, et al. filed.
Sep 22 2009 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Sep 22 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Reunite International Child Abduction Centre in support of neither party filed.
Sep 22 2009 Brief amicus curiae of National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in support of reversal filed.
Sep 22 2009 Brief amicus curiae of California filed.
Sep 22 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law filed.
Sep 28 2009 The time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including November 17, 2009.
Oct 5 2009 Motion of S&W International ChildFind Program, et al. for leave to participate in oral argument as amici curiae and for divided argument filed.
Oct 14 2009 Opposition of respondent to motion of S&W International Childfind Program, et al. for leave to participate in oral argument as amici curiae and for divided argument filed.
Nov 2 2009 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, January 12, 2010.
Nov 2 2009 CIRCULATED.
Nov 17 2009 Brief of respondent Jacquelyn Vaye Abbott filed. (Distributed).
Nov 24 2009 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Nov 24 2009 Brief amicus curiae of University of Cincinnati College of Law Domestic Violence and Civil Protection Order Clinic filed. (Distributed)
Nov 24 2009 Brief amici curiae of Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment & Appeals Project, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 24 2009 Brief amici curiae of Eleven Law Professors filed. (Distributed)
Nov 24 2009 Brief amici curiae of Delegates Lawrence H. Stotter, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 1 2009 Letter from counsel for amici curiae Eleven Law Professors proposing to lodge copies of an article cited to in their brief.
Dec 14 2009 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Dec 14 2009 Motion of S&W International ChildFind Program, et al. for leave to participate in oral argument as amici curiae and for divided argument DENIED.
Dec 17 2009 Reply of petitioner Timothy Mark Cameron Abbott filed. (Distributed).
Jan 12 2010 Argued. For petitioner: Amy Howe, Bethesda, Md.; and Ginger Anders, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Karl E. Hays, Austin, Tex.
May 17 2010 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Ginsburg, Alito, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Stevens, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Thomas and Breyer, JJ., joined.
Jun 18 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jun 18 2010 Record returned to the USCA for the Fifth Circuit. 1-envelope
Jun 18 2010 Record returned to the USDC for the Western District of Texas. 1-box



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Amy Howe Goldstein, Howe & Russell, P.C.(301) 941-1913
    Counsel of Record7272 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 300
Bethesda, MD  20814
ahowe@ghrfirm.com
Party name: Timothy Mark Cameron Abbott
Attorneys for Respondent:
Karl E. Hays 701 West 11th Street (512)-476-1911
    Counsel of RecordAustin, TX  78701
karlhays@haysfamilylaw.com
Party name: Jacquelyn Vaye Abbott
 
Stephen B. Kinnaird Paul Hastings LLP(202) 551-1700
875 15th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
stephenkinnaird@paulhastings.com
Party name: Jacquelyn Vaye Abbott
Other:
Ginger D. Anders Assistant to the Solicitor General
Solicitor General's Office
Department of Justice
Washington,, DC  20530
Party name: Timothy Mark Cameron Abbott v. Jacquelyn Vaye Abbott
 
Edmund G. Brown Jr. Attorney General(213) 897-2278
Department of Justice
300 South Spring St., Suite 1702
Los Angeles, CA  90013
Party name: California
 
Carol S. Bruch School of Law(530) 758-5765
400 Mrak Hall Drive
University of California
Davis, CA  95616-5203
Party name: Eleven Law Professors
 
Stephen J. Cullen Miles & Stockbridge P.C.(202) 465-8374
1801 K Street, NW, Suite 421L
Washington, DC  20006
scullen@milesstockbridge.com
Party name: Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law
 
Margaret Bell Drew University of Cincinnati College of Law(513) 556-0193
P.O. Box 210040
Cincinnati, OH  45221
Party name: University of Cincinnati College of Law Domestic Violence and Civil Protection Order Clinic
 
Leonard O. Evans Arent Fox LLP(202)-857-6000
1050 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC  20036
evans.leonard@arentfox.com
Party name: Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment & Appeals Project, et al.
 
Benjamin S. Halasz Ropes & Gray LLP(617)-951-7989
One International Place
Boston, MA  02110
benjamin.halasz@ropesgray.com
Party name: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in support of reversal
 
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
 
Robert A. Long Jr. Covington & Burling LLP(202) 662-6000
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
rlong@cov.com
Party name: Reunite International Child Abduction Centre in support of neither party
 
Barry S. Pollack Pollack Solomon Duffy LLP(617) 439-9800
133 Federal Street
Boston, MA  02110
bpollack@psdfirm.com
Party name: S&W International ChildFind Program, et al.
 
E. Joshua Rosenkranz Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP(212) 506-5380
51 West 52nd Street
New York, NY  10019-6142
jrosenkranz@orrick.com
Party name: Delegates Lawrence H. Stotter, et al.