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Docket for 08-769
No. 08-769
Title:
United States, Petitioner
v.
Robert J. Stevens
Docketed:December 15, 2008
Linked with 08A287
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  Case Nos.:(05-2497)
  Decision Date:July 18, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 3 2008 Application (08A287) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 16, 2008 to November 15, 2008, submitted to Justice Souter.
Oct 4 2008 Application (08A287) granted by Justice Souter extending the time to file until November 15, 2008.
Nov 5 2008 Application (08A287) to extend further the time from November 15, 2008 to December 15, 2008, submitted to Justice Souter.
Nov 6 2008 Application (08A287) granted by Justice Souter extending the time to file until December 15, 2008.
Dec 15 2008 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 14, 2009)
Dec 30 2008 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 2, 2009.
Jan 13 2009 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the respondent.
Jan 14 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Humane Society of the United States filed.
Mar 17 2009 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including March 20, 2009.
Mar 20 2009 Brief of respondent Robert J. Stevens in opposition filed.
Mar 31 2009 Reply of petitioner United States filed.
Apr 1 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 17, 2009.
Apr 20 2009 Petition GRANTED.
May 8 2009 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including June 8, 2009.
May 8 2009 The time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 13, 2009.
May 13 2009 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Jun 8 2009 Joint appendix filed. Statement of costs received.
Jun 8 2009 Brief of petitioner United States filed.
Jun 9 2009 Letter from petitioner proposing to lodge copies of a reference list of web sites, with brief descriptions, referenced in the brief on the merits.
Jun 10 2009 Brief amicus curiae of International Society for Animal Rights filed.
Jun 11 2009 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 3rd Circuit. (4 videotapes)
Jun 12 2009 Brief amicus curiae of American Law Professors filed.
Jun 15 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Humane Society of the United States filed.
Jun 15 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Northwest Animal Rights Network filed.
Jun 15 2009 Brief amici curiae of Florida, et al. filed.
Jun 15 2009 Brief amicus curiae of American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals filed.
Jun 15 2009 Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation, and Allied Educational Foundation filed.
Jun 15 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Center on the Administration of Criminal Law filed.
Jun 15 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Animal Legal Defense Fund filed.
Jun 16 2009 Letter from counsel for The Humane Society of the United States proposing to lodge copies of a DVD which contains footage of the videos referenced in its brief on the merits.
Jul 7 2009 The time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits is further extended to and including July 20, 2009.
Jul 16 2009 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, October 6, 2009.
Jul 17 2009 CIRCULATED.
Jul 20 2009 Brief of respondent Robert J. Stevens filed. (Distributed)
Jul 23 2009 Brief amici curiae of Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, and Thirteen News Media Organizations filed. (Distributed).
Jul 24 2009 Brief amici curiae of Endangered Breed Association and American Dog Breeders Association filed. (Distributed)
Jul 27 2009 Brief amici curiae of DKT Liberty Project, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jul 27 2009 Brief amici curiae of Professional Outdoor Media Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jul 27 2009 Brief amici curiae of National Coalition Against Censorship, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jul 27 2009 Brief amicus curiae of First Amendment Lawyers Association filed. (Distributed)
Jul 27 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed. (Distributed)
Jul 27 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression filed. (Distributed)
Jul 27 2009 Brief amici curiae of Constitutional Law Scholars Bruce Ackerman, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jul 27 2009 Brief amicus curiae of National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc. filed. (Distributed).
Jul 27 2009 Brief amici curiae of Safari Club International, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jul 27 2009 Brief amici curiae of Association of American Publishers, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jul 27 2009 Brief amicus curiae of National Rifle Association of America, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 7 2009 Record received by from the U.S.C.A. for the Third Circuit. (1 box)
Aug 12 2009 Record received from U.S.D.C. for the Western District of Pennsylvania. (1 box)
Aug 19 2009 Reply of petitioner United States filed. (Distributed)
Oct 6 2009 Argued. For petitioner: Neal K. Katyal, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. For respondent: Patricia A. Millett, Washington, D.C.
Mar 17 2010 Lodging request of The Humane Society of the United States approved.
Apr 20 2010 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Stevens, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Alito, J., filed a dissenting opinion.
May 24 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
May 25 2010 Record returned to the U.S.C.A, Third Circuit.
May 25 2010 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for Western District of Pennsylvania.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Elena Kagan Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
    Counsel of Record United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States
 
Neal Kumar Katyal Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: United States
Attorneys for Respondent:
Patricia A. Millett Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP(202) 887-4000
    Counsel of Record1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036-1564
pmillett@akingump.com
Party name: Robert J. Stevens
 
Lisa B. Freeland Federal Public Defender(412) 644-6565
1001 Liberty Avenue, 15th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA  15222
lisa_freeland@fd.org
Party name: Robert J. Stevens
 
Karen Sirianni Gerlach Assistant Federal Public Defender(412) 644-6565
Office of the Federal Public Defender
1500 Liberty Center
1001 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15222
Other:
J. Scott Ballenger Latham & Watkins LLP(202) 637-2200
555 11th Street, NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20004
scott.ballenger@lw.com
Party name: Humane Society of the United States
 
Judith A. Brecka Law Offices of Judith A. Brecka(310)-452-1210
2018 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA  90405
JBrecka@verizon.net
Party name: Endangered Breed Association and American Dog Breeders Association
 
Douglas S. Burdin Safari Club International(202) 543-8733
501 2nd Street, NE
Washington
DC, VA  20002
dburdin@safariclub.org
Party name: Safari Club International, et al.
 
Paul D. Clement Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
1919 M Street, N.W., Suite 470
Washington, DC  20036
pclement@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: Center on the Administration of Criminal Law
 
Cathy Elizabeth Crosson Law Offices of Clyde DeWitt, APC07232009
2800 28th Street, Suite 321
Santa Monica, CA  90405
Party name: First Amendment Lawyers Association
 
Lucy A Dalglish Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press(703) 807-2100
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, VA  22209-2100
ldalglish@rcfp.org
Party name: Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, and Thirteen News Media Organizations
 
Katherine A. Fallow Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
1099 New York Avenue, NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
Party name: DKT Liberty Project, et al.
 
Craig Green 1719 N. Broad Street (215)-204-0611
Philadelphia, PA  19122
craig.green@temple.edu
Party name: Constitutional Law Scholars Bruce Ackerman, et al,.
 
Beth Heifetz Jones Day(202) 879-3939
51 Louisiana Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20001
bheifetz@jonesday.com
Party name: Professional Outdoor Media Association, et al.
 
Henry Mark Holzer 42750 Baracoa Drive (760) 772-1815
Indio, CA  92003
Party name: International Society for Animal Rights
 
Karen G. Johnson-Mckewan Orrick Herrington & Sutliffe LLP(415)-773-5917
Orrick Building
405 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA  94105
kjohnson-mckewan@orrick.com
Party name: Animal Legal Defense Fund
 
James H. Jones Jr. Northwest Animal Rights Network(206) 250-7301
10015 Lake City Way
Box 127
Seattle, WA  98125
Party name: Northwest Animal Rights Network
 
Lawrence G. Keane National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc.(203) 426-1320
Flintlock Ridge Office Center
11 Mile Road
Newtown, CT  06470-2359
lkeane@nssf.org
Party name: National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc.
 
Scott D. Makar Solicitor General(850) 414-3300
Office of Attorney General of Florida
The Capitol,Suite PL-01
Tallahassee, FL  32399
scott.makar@myfloridalegal.com
Party name: Florida, et al.
 
R. Hewitt Pate III. Hunton & Williams LLP(202) 955-1500
1900 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: National Rifle Association of America, Inc.
 
R. Bruce Rich Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP(212) 310-8170
767 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY  10153
r.bruce.rich@weil.com
Party name: Association of American Publishers, Inc., et al.
 
Richard A. Samp Washington Legal Foundation(202) 588-0302
2009 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
rsamp@wlf.org
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation, and Allied Educational Foundation
 
Ian Carleton Schaefer Proskauer Rose LLP(212)-969-3563
1585 Broadway
New York, NY  10036
jschaefer@proskauer.com
Party name: American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
 
Gene Schaerr Winston & Strawn LLP(202) 282-5000
1700 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
gschaerr@winston.com
Party name: Cato Institute
 
Megan A. Senatori DeWitt Ross & Stevens SC(608) 255-8891
2 East Mifflin St., Suite 600
Madison, WI  53703-2865
ms@dewittross.com
Party name: American Law Professors
 
Andrew E. Tauber Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006-1101
atauber@mayerbrown.com
Party name: National Coalition Against Censorship, et al.
 
J. Joshua Wheeler Thomas Jefferson Center for Protection of Free Expression(434) 295-4784
400 Worrell Drive
Charlottesville, VA  22911
jjw@tjcenter.org
Party name: Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression
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