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Docket for 09-529
No. 09-529
Title:
Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy, Petitioner
v.
James W. Stewart, III, Commissioner, Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, et al.
Docketed:November 2, 2009
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(08-1845)
  Decision Date:June 2, 2009
  Rehearing Denied:July 30, 2009
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 28 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 2, 2009)
Nov 5 2009 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 28, 2009.
Dec 2 2009 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed.
Dec 2 2009 Brief amicus curiae of New Jersey Public Advocate filed.
Dec 18 2009 Brief of respondents James S. Reinhard, Commissioner, Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 29 2009 Reply of petitioner Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy filed. (Distributed)
Dec 30 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 15, 2010.
Jan 19 2010 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 21 2010 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
May 27 2010 Supplemental brief of respondents James S. Reinhard, Commissioner, Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, et al. filed.
Jun 1 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 17, 2010.
Jun 21 2010 Petition GRANTED.
Jul 9 2010 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 19, 2010.
Jul 9 2010 The time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including October 4, 2010.
Aug 17 2010 Further extension of time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits to and including August 24, 2010.
Aug 17 2010 Further extension of time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits to and including October 14, 2010.
Aug 24 2010 Brief of petitioner Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy filed.
Aug 24 2010 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Aug 31 2010 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Aug 31 2010 Brief amici curiae of AARP, et al. filed.
Aug 31 2010 Brief amicus curiae of National Disability Rights Network filed.
Aug 31 2010 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed.
Aug 31 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Rhode Island Office of the Child Advocate filed.
Sep 7 2010 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, December 1, 2010.
Sep 7 2010 Justice Kagan is recused in this case.
Sep 24 2010 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 4th Circuit.
Sep 27 2010 Record received from U.S.D.C. for Eastern District of Virginia
Oct 7 2010 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Oct 8 2010 CIRCULATED
Oct 14 2010 Brief of respondents James W. Stewart, III, Commissioner, Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 21 2010 Brief amici curiae of Indiana, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 1 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 15 2010 Reply of petitioner Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy filed. (Distributed)
Dec 1 2010 Argued. For petitioner: Seth M. Galanter, Washington, D. C.; and Ginger D. Anders, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondents: Earle Duncan Getchell, Jr. Solicitor General, Richmond, Va.
Apr 19 2011 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Scalia, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Kennedy, J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Thomas, J., joined. Roberts, C. J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Alito, J., joined. Kagan, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.
May 23 2011 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Seth M. Galanter Morrison & Foerster LLP(202) 887-6947
    Counsel of Record2000 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Suite 6000
Washington, DC  20006
SGalanter@mofo.com
Party name: Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy
 
Deanne E. Maynard Morrison & Foerster LLP(202) 887-8740
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
DMaynard@mofo.com
Party name: Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy
Attorneys for Respondents:
E. Duncan Getchell Jr. Solicitor General of Virginia(804) 786-7240
    Counsel of Record Office of the Attorney General
900 East Main Street
Richmond, VA  23219
dgetchell@oag.state.va.us
Party name: James W. Stewart, III, Commissioner, Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, et al.
 
Stephen R. McCullough Senior Appellate Counsel(804) 786-2071
Commonwealth of Virginia
Office of the Attorney General
900 East Main Street
Richmond, VA  23219
smccullough@oag.state.va.us
Party name: James W. Stewart, III, Commissioner, Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, et al.
Other:
Ginger D. Anders Assistant to the Solicitor General
Solicitor General's Office
Department of Justice
Washington,, DC  20530
Party name: Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy v. James W. Stewart, III, Commissioner, Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, et al.
 
Rochelle Bobroff Federal Rights Project(202) 289-6976
National Senior Citizen Law Center
1444 I Street, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC  20005
rbobroff@nsclc.org
Party name: AARP, et al.
 
Thomas M. Fisher Solicitor General (317) 232-6255
Office of Indiana Attorney General
IGC South, Fifth Floor
302 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN  46204
Tom.Fisher@atg.in.gov
Party name: Indiana, 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
 
Susan J. Kohlmann Jenner & Block LLP(212) 891-1600
919 third Avenue
37th Floor
New York, NY  10022
skohlmann@jenner.com
Party name: National Disability Rights Network
 
Joseph J. Mueller Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr(617)-526-6396
60 State Street
Boston, MA  02109
joseph.mueller@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Rhode Island Office of the Child Advocate
 
Stephen I. Vladeck 4801 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. (202)-274-4241
Washington, DC  20016
svladeck@wcl.american.edu
Party name: Law Professors
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