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Docket for 09-448
No. 09-448
Title:
Bridget Hardt, Petitioner
v.
Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company
Docketed:October 15, 2009
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(08-1896)
  Decision Date:July 14, 2009
  Rehearing Denied:August 10, 2009
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 14 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 16, 2009)
Oct 26 2009 Waiver of right of respondent Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company to respond filed.
Nov 9 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 24, 2009.
Nov 17 2009 Response Requested . (Due December 17, 2009)
Dec 16 2009 Brief of respondent Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company in opposition filed.
Dec 29 2009 Reply of petitioner Bridget Hardt filed.
Dec 30 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 15, 2010.
Jan 15 2010 Petition GRANTED. The brief of petitioner is to be filed on or before Thursday, February 25, 2010. The brief of respondent is to be filed on or before Thursday, March 25, 2010. A reply brief, if any, is to be filed in accordance with Rule 25.3 of the Rules of this Court.
Feb 16 2010 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, April 26, 2010.
Feb 24 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the respondent.
Feb 25 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the petitioner.
Feb 25 2010 Brief of petitioner Bridget Hardt filed.
Feb 25 2010 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Mar 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Mar 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of United Policyholders filed.
Mar 4 2010 Brief amici curiae of AARP and National Employment Lawyers Association filed.
Mar 5 2010 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 4th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Mar 18 2010 CIRCULATED.
Mar 24 2010 Brief of respondent Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company filed. (Distributed)
Mar 26 2010 Proposal to lodge copies of the Independent Medical Examination report of Edward R. Isaacs, M.D. (May 1, 2008) received from counsel for the respondent.
Mar 31 2010 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Mar 31 2010 Brief amicus curiae of DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar filed. (Distributed)
Apr 16 2010 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Apr 19 2010 Reply of petitioner Bridget Hardt filed. (Distributed)
Apr 26 2010 Argued. For petitioner: John R. Ates, Alexandria, VA.; and Pratik A. Shah, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Nicholas Q. Rosenkranz, Washington, D. C.
May 24 2010 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Thomas, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined, and in which Stevens, J., joined as to Parts I and II. Stevens, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment.
Jun 25 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jun 25 2010 Record returned to the USCA for the Fourth Circuit. 1-envelope
Jun 25 2010 Record returned to the USDC for the Eastern District of Virginia (Norfolk). 1-box



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
John R. Ates Ates Law Firm, P. C.(703) 647-7501
    Counsel of Record1800 Diagonal Road
Suite 600
Alexandria, VA  22314
j.ates@ateslaw.com
Party name: Bridget Hardt
Attorneys for Respondent:
R. Ted Cruz Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP(713) 890-5137
    Counsel of Record1000 Louisiana Street, Suite 4000
Houston, TX  77002
tcruz@morganlewis.com
Party name: Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company
 
Joshua Bachrach Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP(215) 606-3906
The Curtis Center, Ste.1130 East
Independence Square West
Philadelphia, PA  19106-3308
joshua.bachrach@wilsonelser.com
Party name: Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company
 
G. Eric Brunstad Jr. Dechert LLP(860) 524-3999
90 State House Square
Hartford, CT  06103
eric.brunstad@dechert.com
Party name: Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company
Other:
Mark D. DeBofsky Daley, DeBofsky & Bryant(312) 372-5200
55 W. Monroe Street
Suite 2440
Chicago, IL  60603
mdebofsky@ddbchicago.com
Party name: United Policyholders
 
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
 
Mark E. Schmidtke Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC(219) 242-8668
225 Aberdeen Drive, Suite F
Valparaiso, IN  46385
mark.schmidtke@ogletreedeakins.com
Party name: DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
 
Pratik A. Shah Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP(202) 887-4000
1333 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20036
pshah@akingump.com
Party name: United States
 
Mary Ellen Signorille AARP Foundation Litigation(202) 434-2060
601 E. Street, NW
Washington, DC  20049
msignorille@aarp.org
Party name: AARP and National Employment Lawyers Association
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