Docket for 09-152
No. 09-152
Title:
Russell Bruesewitz, et al., Petitioners
v.
Wyeth LLC, fka Wyeth, Inc., fka Wyeth Laboratories, et al.
Docketed:August 6, 2009
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  Case Nos.:(07-3794)
  Decision Date:March 27, 2009
  Rehearing Denied:May 6, 2009
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Aug 4 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 8, 2009)
Sep 2 2009 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 7, 2009.
Sep 8 2009 Brief amici curiae of National Vaccine Information Center, et al. filed.
Oct 7 2009 Brief of respondents Wyeth, Inc., fka Wyeth Laboratories, et al. in opposition filed.
Oct 20 2009 Reply of petitioners Russell Bruesewitz, et al. filed.
Oct 21 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 6, 2009.
Feb 12 2010 Supplemental brief of petitioners filed. (Distributed)
Feb 17 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 5, 2010.
Mar 8 2010 Petition GRANTED. The Chief Justice took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Apr 8 2010 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including May 24, 2010.
Apr 8 2010 The time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including July 23, 2010.
May 18 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the petitioners.
May 18 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the respondents.
May 24 2010 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed) REPRINTED
May 24 2010 Brief of petitioners Russell Bruesewitz, et al. filed.
Jun 1 2010 Brief amici curiae of Vaccine Injured Petitioners Bar Association, et al. filed.
Jun 1 2010 Brief amici curiae of National Vaccine Information Center, et al. filed.
Jun 1 2010 Brief amici curiae of Kenneth W. Starr and Erwin Chemerinsky filed.
Jun 1 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Marguerite Willner filed.
Jun 1 2010 Brief amici curiae of American Association for Justice, et al. filed.
Jun 1 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Mark A. Geistfeld filed.
Jul 23 2010 Brief of respondent Wyeth, Inc., fka Wyeth Laboratories filed.
Jul 29 2010 CIRCULATED.
Jul 30 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States filed. (Distributed).
Jul 30 2010 Brief amici curiae of American Academy of Pediatrics, et al. filed. (Distributed).
Jul 30 2010 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. (Distributed).
Jul 30 2010 Brief amici curiae of Glaxosmithkline LLC, et al. filed. (Distributed).
Jul 30 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed).
Jul 30 2010 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Jul 30 2010 Brief amici curiae of Patricia A. Buffler, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 9 2010 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, October 12, 2010.
Aug 23 2010 Reply of petitioners Russell Bruesewitz, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 3 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.
Sep 7 2010 Justice Kagan is recused in this case.
Sep 22 2010 Record received from U.S.D.C. for Eastern District of Pennsylvania(Philadelphia) (1 box)
Sep 28 2010 Record for U.S.C.A. for 3rd Circuit is electronic.
Oct 12 2010 Argued. For petitioners: David C. Frederick, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Kathleen M. Sullivan, New York, N. Y.; and Benjamin J. Horwich, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, amici curiae.)
Oct 15 2010 Letter from counsel for the petitioners received. (Distributed)
Feb 22 2011 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Scalia, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Thomas, Breyer, and Alito, JJ., joined. Breyer, J., filed a concurring opinion. Sotomayor, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Ginsburg, J., joined. Kagan, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.
Mar 28 2011 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Apr 8 2011 Record returned to U.S.D.C for Eastern District Of Pennsylvania.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
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: Russell Bruesewitz, et al.
 
Collyn A. Peddie Law Offices of Collyn Peddie(713) 236-7783
440 Louisiana St.
Suite 900
Houston, TX  77002-4205
cp@collynpeddie.com
Party name: Russell Bruesewitz, et al.
Attorneys for Respondent:
Kathleen M. Sullivan Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP(212) 849-7000
    Counsel of Record51 Madison Avenue
22nd Floor
New York, NY  10010
kathleensullivan@quinnemanuel.com
Party name: Wyeth LLC, fka Wyeth, Inc., fka Wyeth Laboratories, et al.
 
Daniel J. Thomasch Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe(212) 506-5000
666 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY  10103
dthomasch@orrick.com
Party name: Wyeth LLC, fka Wyeth, Inc., fka Wyeth Laboratories, et al.
Other:
Cory L. Andrews Washington Legal Foundation(202)-588-0302
2009 Massachusetts Avenue N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
candrews@wlf.org
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation
 
Paul D. Clement Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
1919 M Street, N.W.
Suite 470
Washington, DC  20036
pclement@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: Glaxosmithkline LLC, et al.
 
Mark A. Geistfeld New York University School of Law(212)-998-6683
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY  10012
Party name: Mark A. Geistfeld
 
David M. Gossett Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
dgossett@mayerbrown.com
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States
 
Lorane F. Hebert Hogan Lovells US LLP(202) 637-6536
555 Thirteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
lorane.hebert@hoganlovells.com
Party name: American Academy of Pediatrics, et al.
 
Benjamin Horwich Assistant to the Solicitor General
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: Russell Bruesewitz, et al. v. Wyeth, Inc., fka Wyeth Laboratories, et al.
 
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
 
Martin S. Kaufman Atlantic Legal Foundation(914) 834-3322
2039 Palmer Avenue
Larchmont, NY  10538
mskaufman@atlanticlegal.org
Party name: Patricia A. Buffler, et al.
 
Robert J. Krakow Robert Krakow PC(212) 227-0600
The Woolworth Building
233 Broadway Suite 2320
New York, NY  2320
rkrakow@krakowlawfirm.com
Party name: National Vaccine Information Center, et al.
 
Ann Meredith Lipton Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossman LLP(212)-554-1467
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY  10019
ann@blbglaw.com
Party name: Marguerite Willner
 
Jennifer Anne Gore Maglio 1751 Mound Street, Second Floor(941)-952-5242
Sarasota, FL  34236
jmaglio@mctplaw.com
Party name: Vaccine Injured Petitioners Bar Association, et al.
 
Jonathan S. Massey Massey & Gail, LLP(202) 652-4511
1325 G Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC  20005
jmassey@masseygail.com
Party name: Kenneth W. Starr and Erwin Chemerinsky
 
James A. Moody 1101 30th Street, NW(202) 298-4766
Suite 300
Washington, DC  20007
moody.jim@aol.com
Party name: National Vaccine Information Center, et al.
 
Valerie M. Nannery Center for Constitutional Litigation, P.C.(202)-944-2814
777 6th Street NW Suite 520
Washington, DC  20001
valerie.nannery@cclfirm.com
Party name: American Association for Justice, et al.