Docket for 09-223
No. 09-223
Title:
Richard A. Levin, Tax Commissioner of Ohio, Petitioner
v.
Commerce Energy, Inc., et al.
Docketed:August 24, 2009
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(08-3410)
  Decision Date:February 4, 2009
  Rehearing Denied:May 22, 2009
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Aug 20 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 23, 2009)
Aug 20 2009 Appendix of Richard A. Levin, Tax Commissioner of Ohio filed.
Sep 22 2009 Brief of respondents Commerce Energy, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Sep 23 2009 Brief amici curiae of Illinois, et al. filed.
Oct 2 2009 Reply of petitioner Richard A. Levin, Tax Commissioner of Ohio filed.
Oct 7 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 30, 2009.
Nov 2 2009 Petition GRANTED.
Nov 23 2009 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including December 24, 2009.
Dec 23 2009 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Dec 23 2009 Brief of petitioner Richard A. Levin, Tax Commissioner of Ohio filed.
Dec 29 2009 The time within which to file the respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including January 29, 2010.
Dec 30 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Multistate Tax Commission filed.
Dec 30 2009 Brief amici curiae of Illinois, et al. filed.
Jan 4 2010 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, March 22, 2010.
Jan 29 2010 Brief of respondents Commerce Energy, Inc., et al. filed.
Feb 3 2010 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 6th Circuit. 1 (box)
Feb 5 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Council on State Taxation filed.
Feb 23 2010 CIRCULATED.
Mar 1 2010 Reply of petitioner Richard A. Levin, Tax Commissioner of Ohio filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2010 Supplemental brief of respondents Commerce Energy, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 22 2010 Argued. For petitioner: Benjamin C. Mizer, Solicitor General, Columbus, Ohio. For respondents: Stephen C. Fitch, Columbus, Ohio.
Jun 1 2010 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Stevens, Kennedy, Breyer, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Kennedy, J., filed a concurring opinion. Thomas, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, in which Scalia, J., joined. Alito, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment.
Jul 6 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jul 6 2010 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for Sixth Circuit. (1-box)



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Benjamin C. Mizer Solicitor General(614) 466-8980
    Counsel of Record Office of the Ohio Attorney General
30 E. Broad Street, 17th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215-3428
benjamin.mizer@ohioattorneygeneral.gov
Party name: Richard A. Levin, Tax Commissioner of Ohio
Attorneys for Respondents:
Stephen Charles Fitch Chester, Willcox & Saxbe, L.L.P.(614) 221-4000
    Counsel of Record65 East State Street, Suite 1000
Columbus, OH  43215
sfitch@cwslaw.com
Party name: Commerce Energy, Inc., et al.
Other:
Beth Heifetz Jones Day(202) 879-3939
51 Louisiana Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20001
bheifetz@jonesday.com
Party name: Council on State Taxation
 
Michael A. Scodro Solicitor General(312) 814-3312
Office of the Attorney General
100 West Randolph Street
Chicago, IL  60601
mscodro@atg.state.il.us
Party name: Illinois, et al.
 
Shirley K. Sicilian Multistate Tax Commission(202) 624-8699
444 North Capitol St., N.W.
Suite 425
Washington, DC  20001-1538
ssicilian@mtc.gov
Party name: Multistate Tax Commission