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Docket for 08-905
No. 08-905
Title:
Merck & Co., Inc., et al., Petitioners
v.
Richard Reynolds, et al.
Docketed:January 21, 2009
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  Case Nos.:(07-2431. 07-2432)
  Decision Date:September 9, 2008
  Rehearing Denied:October 17, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jan 15 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 20, 2009)
Feb 13 2009 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 23, 2009.
Mar 23 2009 Brief of respondents Richard Reynolds, et al. in opposition filed.
Apr 7 2009 Reply of petitioners Merck & Co., Inc., et al. filed.
Apr 8 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 24, 2009.
May 5 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 21, 2009.
May 11 2009 Supplemental brief of petitioners Merck & Co., Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
May 13 2009 Supplemental brief of respondents Richard Reynolds, et al. filed. (Distributed)
May 26 2009 Petition GRANTED.
Jun 17 2009 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including August 10, 2009.
Jun 17 2009 The time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including October 16, 2009.
Jul 20 2009 Blanket consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioner and counsel for respondent.
Aug 10 2009 Joint appendix filed. (Jt. appendix in two volumes). Statement of costs received.
Aug 10 2009 Brief of petitioners Merck & Co., Inc., et al. filed.
Aug 17 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Pharmaceutical and Research Manufacturers of America filed.
Aug 17 2009 Brief amicus curiae of DRI - the Voice of the Defense Bar filed.
Aug 17 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.
Aug 17 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association filed.
Aug 17 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
Sep 28 2009 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, November 30 2009.
Sep 29 2009 CIRCULATED
Oct 14 2009 The time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits is further extended to and including October 19, 2009.
Oct 19 2009 Brief of respondents Richard Reynolds, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 26 2009 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed).
Oct 26 2009 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Oct 26 2009 Brief amicus curiae of National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans filed. (Distributed)
Oct 26 2009 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Shareholder and Consumer Attorneys filed. (Distributed)
Oct 26 2009 Brief amici curiae of Change to Win and The Change to Win Investment Group filed. (Distributed)
Oct 26 2009 Brief amici curiae of Ohio, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 26 2009 Brief amici curiae of Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 26 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Council of Institutional Investors filed. (Distributed)
Oct 26 2009 Brief amici curiae of Dr. Harlan M. Krumholz and Dr. Joseph S. Ross filed. (Distributed)
Oct 26 2009 Brief amici curiae of AARP, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 26 2009 Brief amici curiae of Faculty at Law and Business Schools filed. (Distributed)
Nov 9 2009 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Nov 10 2009 Record received from US.C.A. for Third Circuit. (1 box)
Nov 12 2009 Reply of petitioners Merck & Co., Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 12 2009 Record for U.S.D.C. for the District of New Jersey is Electronic.
Nov 12 2009 Additional Record received from U.S.C.A. for 3rd Circuit. (1 box)
Nov 24 2009 Letter from counsel for amici Dr. Harlan M. Krumholz and Dr. Joseph S. Ross proposing to lodge copies of a transcript of Dr. Krumholz's testimony cited to in petitioners' reply brief on the merits.
Nov 30 2009 Argued. For petitioners: Kannon K. Shanmugam, Washington, D.C. For respondents: David C. Frederick, Washington, D.C.; and Malcolm L. Stewart, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Apr 27 2010 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Ginsburg, Alito, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Stevens, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment. Scalia, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment, in which Thomas, J., joined.
Jun 1 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jun 4 2010 Records returned to the USCA for the Third Circuit. (2-boxes)



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Kannon K. Shanmugam Williams & Connolly LLP(202) 434-5000
    Counsel of Record725 Twelfth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
kshanmugam@wc.com
Party name: Merck & Co., Inc., et al.
 
Evan R. Chesler Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP(212) 474-1000
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY  10019-7475
echesler@cravath.com
Party name: Merck & Co., Inc., et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
David C. Frederick Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.(202) 326-7900
    Counsel of Record1615 M Street, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC  20036
dfrederick@khhte.com
Party name: Richard Reynolds, et al.
 
Max W. Berger Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP(212) 554-1400
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY  10019
mwb@blbglaw.com
Party name: Richard Reynolds, et al.
 
David A. P. Brower Brower Piven(212) 501-9000
488 Madison Avenue
Eighth Floor
New York, NY  10022
brower@browerpiven.com
Party name: Richard Reynolds, et al.
Other:
Richard Douglas. Bernstein Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP(202) 303-1000
1875 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
rbernstein@willkie.com
Party name: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association
 
Stanley D. Bernstein Bernstein Liebhard & Lifshitz LLP(212) 779-1414
10 East 40th Street, 22nd Floor
New York, NY  10016
Party name: AARP, et al.
 
Lisa L. Casey P.O. Box 780 (574)-631-5549
South Bend, IN  46556
lcasey@nd.edu
Party name: Faculty at Law and Business Schools
 
Jonathan F. Cohn Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8000
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
jcohn@sidley.com
Party name: Pharmaceutical and Research Manufacturers of America
 
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
 
Jay W. Eisenhofer Grant & Eisenhofer PA(646) 722-8500
123 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE  10017
jeisenhofer@gelaw.com
Party name: Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds, et al.
 
Steven A. Engel Dechert LLP(202) 261-3300
1900 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
steven.engel@dechert.com
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation
 
James A. Feldman 3750 Oliver Street, N.W.(202) 686-6607
Washington, DC  20015
Party name: Harlan M. Krumholz and Joseph S. Ross
 
Frederic S. Fox 850 Third Ave., 14th Floor (212)-687-1980
New York, NY  10022
ffox@kaplanfox.com
Party name: National Association of Shareholder and Consumer Attorneys
 
Eric Alan Isaacson Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP(619) 231-1058
655 West Broadway, Suite 1900
San Diego, CA  92101
EricI@rgrdlaw.com
Party name: Change to Win and The Change to Win Investment Group
 
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
 
Deanne E. Maynard Morrison & Foerster LLP(202) 887-8740
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
DMaynard@mofo.com
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
 
Benjamin C. Mizer Solicitor General(614) 466-8980
Office of the Ohio Attorney General
30 E. Broad Street, 17th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215-3428
benjamin.mizer@ohioattorneygeneral.gov
Party name: Ohio, et al.
 
Kevin C. Newsom Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP(205) 521-8803
1819 Fifth Avenue North
Birmingham, AL  35203
knewsom@babc.com
Party name: DRI - the Voice of the Defense Bar
 
Malcolm L. Stewart Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
malcolm.l.stewart@usjoj.gov
Party name: Merck & Co., Inc., et al. v. Richard Reynolds, et al.
 
Sally M Tedrow O'Donoghue & O'Donoghue (202) 362-0041
4748 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20016
Party name: National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans
 
Robert Lawrence Vogel Vogel Slade & Goldstein (202) 537-5900
5225 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Suite 502
Washington, DC  20015
Party name: Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund
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