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Docket for 09-115
No. 09-115
Title:
Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al., Petitioners
v.
Michael B. Whiting, et al.
Docketed:July 28, 2009
Linked with 08A1076
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(07-17272, 07-17274, 08-15357, 08-15359, 08-15360)
  Decision Date:March 9, 2009
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
May 28 2009 Application (08A1076) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 7, 2009 to August 6, 2009, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Jun 2 2009 Application (08A1076) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until July 24, 2009.
Jul 24 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 27, 2009)
Aug 18 2009 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 28, 2009, for all respondents.
Aug 27 2009 Brief amici curiae of Business Organizations filed.
Aug 27 2009 Brief amici curiae of National Employment Law Project, et al. filed.
Aug 27 2009 Brief amici curiae of Asian American Justice Center, et al. filed.
Sep 28 2009 Brief of respondents Janice K. Brewer, Arizona Governor, et al. in opposition filed.
Oct 13 2009 Reply of petitioners Chamber of Commerce of the United States, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 14 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 30, 2009.
Nov 2 2009 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 28 2010 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 7 2010 Supplemental brief of petitioners Chamber of Commerce of the United States, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 8 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 24, 2010.
Jun 17 2010 Supplemental brief of respondents Janice K. Brewer, Arizona Governor, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 28 2010 Petition GRANTED.
Jul 13 2010 Record received from U.S.D.C. for District of Arizona. (1 envelope)
Jul 15 2010 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 9th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Jul 30 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Jul 30 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondents.
Aug 2 2010 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including September 1, 2010.
Aug 2 2010 The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including October 21, 2010.
Sep 1 2010 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of Costs received.).
Sep 1 2010 Brief of petitioners Chamber of Commerce of the United States, et al. filed.
Sep 7 2010 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, December 8, 2010.
Sep 7 2010 Justice Kagan is recused in this case.
Sep 8 2010 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Sep 8 2010 Brief amici curiae of Business Organizations filed.
Sep 8 2010 Brief amici curiae of Representative Romano L. Mazzoli. et al. filed.
Sep 8 2010 Brief amici curiae of Asian American Justice Center, et al. filed.
Sep 8 2010 Brief amici curiae of National Immigrant Justice Center, et al. filed.
Sep 8 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Equal Employment Advisory Council filed.
Sep 8 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Service Employees International Union filed.
Oct 8 2010 CIRCULATED
Oct 21 2010 Brief of respondents Michael B. Whiting, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 27 2010 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Oct 27 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Immigration Reform Law Institute filed. (Distributed)
Oct 28 2010 Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law and Justice filed. (Distributed)
Oct 28 2010 Brief amicus curiae of American Unity Legal Defense Fund filed. (Distributed)
Oct 28 2010 Brief amicus curiae of NumbersUSA Education & Research Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Oct 28 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund filed. (Distributed)
Oct 28 2010 Brief amicus curiae of State Senator Russell Pearce filed. (Distributed)
Oct 28 2010 Brief amici curiae of Missouri, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 15 2010 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
Nov 22 2010 Reply of petitioners Chamber of Commerce of the United States, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 8 2010 Argued. For petitioners: Carter G. Phillips, Washington, D. C.; and Neal Kumar Katyal, Acting Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondents: Mary R. O'Grady, Solicitor General, Phoenix, Ariz.
May 26 2011 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion of the Court, except as to Parts II-B and III-B. Scalia, Kennedy, and Alito, JJ., joined that opinion in full, and Thomas, J., joined as to Parts I, II-A, and III-A and concurred in the judgment. Breyer, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Ginsburg, J., joined. Sotomayor, J., filed a dissenting opinion. Kagan, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.
Jun 27 2011 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jun 28 2011 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for District of Arizona.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Carter G. Phillips Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8270
    Counsel of Record1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cphillips@sidley.com
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Christopher Munns Assistant Attorney General(602) 542-8303
    Counsel of Record 1275 West Washington
Phoenix, AZ  85007
Christopher.Munns@azag.gov
Party name: Michael B. Whiting, et al.
 
Mary R. O'Grady Solicitor General(602) 542-3333
1275 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ  85007-2928
SolicitorGeneral @azag.gov
Party name: Michael B. Whiting, et al.
Other:
Linda T. Coberly Winston & Strawn LLP(312) 558-5600
35 West Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL  60601
LCoberly@winston.com
Party name: National Immigrant Justice Center, et al.
 
Leon Dayan 805 Fifteenth Street, NW(202) 842-2600
Washington, DC  20005
Party name: Service Employees International Union
 
Leon Dayan Bredhoff & Kaiser PLLC(202) 842-2600
805 15th Street, NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20005
ldayan@bredhoff.com
Party name: National Employment Law Project, et al.
 
Walter Dellinger O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5319
1625 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
wdellinger@omm.com
Party name: Business Organizations
 
Kevin Murray Fong Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP (415) 983-1000
Four Embarcadero Center, 22nd Floor
San Francisco, CA  94111
kevin.fong@pillsburylaw.com
Party name: Asian American Justice Center, et al.
 
Michael M. Hethmon Immigration Reform Law Institute(202) 232-5590
25 Massachusetts Avenue, N. W.
Suite 335
Washington, DC  20001
litigation@irli.org
Party name: Immigration Reform Law Institute
 
Lawrence J. Joseph 1250 Connecticut Ave., NW(202) 355-9452
Suite 200
Washington, DC  20036
lj@larryjoseph.com
Party name: Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund
 
Neal Kumar Katyal Acting Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ
Party name: United States
 
Judith A. Lampley Norris Tysse Lampley & Lakis LLP(202)-629-5600
1501 M Street, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC  20005
jlampley@ntll.com
Party name: Equal Employment Advisory Council
 
J. E. McNeil McNeil & Ricks, PC(202) 256-7441
4119 Garrison St., N.W.
Washington, DC  20016
jmcnrick@yahoo.com
Party name: NumbersUSA Education & Research Foundation
 
Jeremiah J. Morgan Deputy Solicitor General(573) 751-3321
P.O. Box 899
Jefferson City, MO  65102-0899
Party name: Missouri, et al.
 
Paul J. Orfanedes Judicial Watch, Inc.(202) 646-5172
425 Third Street, S.W., Suite 800
Washington, DC  20024
porfanedes@judicialwatch.org
Party name: State Senator Russell Pearce
 
Jay Alan Sekulow American Center for Law & Justice(202) 546-8890
201 Maryland Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC  20002
sekulow@aclj.org
Party name: American Center for Law and Justice
 
Paul M. Smith Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
1099 New York Avenue, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
psmith@jenner.com
Party name: Representative Romano L. Mazzoli. et al.
 
Barnaby W. Zall Weinberg, Jacobs & Tolani, LLP(301) 231-6943
7018 Tilden Lane
Rockville, MD  20852
bzall@bzall.com
Party name: American Unity Legal Defense Fund
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