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Docket for 08-861
No. 08-861
Title:
Free Enterprise Fund and Beckstead and Watts, LLP, Petitioners
v.
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, et al.
Docketed:January 8, 2009
Linked with 09A354
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  Case Nos.:(07-5127)
  Decision Date:August 22, 2008
  Rehearing Denied:November 17, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jan 5 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 9, 2009)
Feb 4 2009 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 11, 2009, for all respondents.
Feb 9 2009 Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Rights Union filed.
Feb 9 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed.
Feb 9 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.
Feb 27 2009 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 10, 2009, for all respondents.
Apr 10 2009 Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Apr 10 2009 Brief of respondents Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, et al. in opposition filed.
Apr 21 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 14, 2009.
Apr 22 2009 Reply of petitioners Free Enterprise Fund, and Beckstead and Watts, LLP filed. (Distributed)
May 18 2009 Petition GRANTED.
Jun 3 2009 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 27, 2009.
Jul 23 2009 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the Federal Respondent.
Jul 27 2009 Joint appendix filed (statment of costs received).
Jul 27 2009 Brief of petitioners Free Enterprise Fund and Beckstead and Watts, LLP filed.
Jul 31 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Individual Rights filed.
Aug 3 2009 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors, Steven Calabresi, et al. filed.
Aug 3 2009 Brief amicus curiae of The Claremont Institute Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
Aug 3 2009 Brief amici curiae of American Civil Rights Union, et al. filed.
Aug 3 2009 Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed.
Aug 3 2009 Brief amici curiae of William P. Barr, et al. filed.
Aug 3 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed.
Aug 3 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Coalition for Fair Lumber Imports filed.
Aug 3 2009 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors, Stephen Bainbridge, et al filed.
Aug 4 2009 The time within which to file respondents' briefs on the merits is extended to and including September 29, 2009.
Sep 28 2009 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, December 7, 2009.
Sep 28 2009 The time within which to file respondents' briefs on the merits is further extended to and including October 13, 2009.
Sep 29 2009 CIRCULATED
Oct 13 2009 Brief of respondent United States filed. (Distributed).
Oct 13 2009 Brief of respondents Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 15 2009 Record received from U.S.C.A. for the D.C. Circuit. (1 box)
Oct 16 2009 Application (09A354) to extend the time to file a reply brief on the merits from November 12, 2009 to November 25, 2009, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Oct 19 2009 Application (09A354) granted by The Chief Justice for an extension of time within which to file petitioner's reply brief on the merits to and including November 23, 2009.
Oct 19 2009 Brief amici curiae of Council of Institutional Investors, et al. filed. (Distributed).
Oct 20 2009 Motion for divided argument filed by respondent United States.
Oct 20 2009 Brief amici curiae of Former Chairmen of the Securities and Exchange Commission filed. (Distributed)
Oct 20 2009 Additional Record received from the U.S.C.A. for the District of Columbia. (1 envelope)
Oct 20 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Audit Quality filed. (Distributed)
Oct 20 2009 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of State Boards of Accountancy filed.(Distributed).
Oct 20 2009 Brief amici curiae of Constitutional and Administrative Law Scholars filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2009 Motion of the Solicitor General for divided argument GRANTED.
Nov 23 2009 Reply of petitioners Free Enterprise Fund, and Beckstead and Watts, LLP filed. (Distributed)
Dec 7 2009 Argued. For petitioners: Michael A. Carvin, Washington, D.C. For respondent United States: Elena Kagan, Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. For respondents Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, et al.: Jeffrey A. Lamken, Washington. D.C.
Jun 28 2010 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED IN PART, REVERSED IN PART, and case REMANDED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, and Alito, JJ., joined. Breyer, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Stevens, Ginsburg, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined.
Jul 30 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Aug 13 2010 Record returned to U.S.Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Michael A. Carvin Jones Day(202) 879-3939
    Counsel of Record51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
macarvin@jonesday.com
Party name: Free Enterprise Fund and Beckstead and Watts, LLP
Attorneys for Respondents:
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
 
Jeffrey A. Lamken MoloLamken LLP(202) 556-2000
    Counsel of RecordThe Watergate, Suite 660
600 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20037
jlamken@mololamken.com
Party name: Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, et al.
 
James R. Doty Baker Botts LLP(202) 639-7792
1299 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20004-2400
james.doty@bakerbotts.com
Other:
Noel L. Allen .(919) 755-0505
Allen and Pinnex PA
333 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1200
Raleigh, NC  27601
Party name: National Association of State Boards of Accountancy
 
Gregory S. Coleman Yetter Coleman LLP(512) 533-0150
221 West Sixth Street, Suite 750
Austin, TX  78701
gcoleman@yettercoleman.com
Party name: Council of Institutional Investors, et al.
 
Douglas R. Cox Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20036
dcox@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Center for Audit Quality
 
J. Scott Detamore Mountain States Legal Foundation(303) 292-2021
2596 South Lewis Way
Lakewood, CO  80227
detamore@mountainstateslegal.com
Party name: Mountain States Legal Foundation
 
John C. Eastman Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence(714) 628-2587
c/o Chapman University School of Law
One University Drive
Orange, CA  92886
jeastman@chapman.edu
Party name: The Claremont Institute Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence
 
Peter J. Ferrara 2011 Freedom Lane(703) 582-8466
Falls Church, VA  22043
peterferrara@msn.com
Party name: American Civil Rights Union
 
Caitlin Joan Halligan Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP(212) 310-8535
767 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY  10153
caitlin.halligan@weil.com
Party name: Constitutional and Administrative Law Scholars
 
Steffen N. Johnson Winston & Strawn LLP(202) 282-5000
1700 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
sjohnson@winston.com
Party name: Cato Institute, et al.
 
Donna M. Nagy Indidana University(812)-856-2826
Maurer School of Law
211 South Indiana Avenue
Bloomington, IN  47405
Party name: Stephen Bainbridge, et al
 
William Perry Pendley Mountain States Legal Foundation(303) 292-2021
2596 South Lewis Way
Lakewood, CO  80227
Party name: Mountain States Legal Foundation
 
Richard H. Pildes New York University School of Law(212) 998-6377
Vanderbilt Hall
Washington Square South
New York, NY  10012
pildes@exchange.law.nyu.edu
Party name: Former Chairmen of the Securities and Exchange Commission
 
Michael E. Rosman Center for Individual Rights(202) 833-8400
1233 20th St., NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC  20036
rosman@cir-usa.org
Party name: Center for Individual Rights
 
Kannon K. Shanmugam Williams & Connolly LLP(202) 434-5000
725 Twelfth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
kshanmugam@wc.com
Party name: Coalition for Fair Lumber Imports
 
Helgi C. Walker Wiley Rein LLP(202)-719-7349
1776 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
hwalker@wileyrein.com
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation
 
Christopher S. Yoo 3400 Chestnut Street(215) 746-8772
Philadelphia, PA  19104
Party name: Law Professors
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