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Docket for 09-559
No. 09-559
Title:
John Doe #1, et al., Petitioners
v.
Sam Reed, Washington Secretary of State, et al.
Docketed:November 6, 2009
Linked with 09A356
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(09-35818, 09-35826, 09-35863)
  Decision Date:October 15, 2009
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 16 2009 Application (09A356) to vacate the stay issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on October 15, 2009, in case Nos. 09-35818, 09-35826 & 09-35863, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Oct 16 2009 Response to application (09A356) requested by Justice Kennedy, due Monday, October 19, 2009, by 3 p.m. EDT.
Oct 19 2009 IT IS ORDERED that the order of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, case Nos. 09-35818, 09-35826, and 09-35863, issued October 15, 2009, which stayed the district court's order granting a preliminary injunction, is hereby stayed. The September 10, 2009, order of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, case No. C09-5456BHS, therefore remains in effect pending further order of Justice Kennedy or of this Court.
Oct 19 2009 Response to application from respondent Sam Reed, Washington Secretary of State, et al. filed.
Oct 20 2009 Application (09A356) referred to the Court.
Oct 20 2009 The application presented to Justice Kennedy and by him referred to the Court is granted. The order of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, case Nos. 09-35818, 09-35826, and 09-35863, entered October 15, 2009, is hereby stayed. The September 10, 2009 order of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, case No. C09-5456BHS, granting the motion for preliminary injunction shall remain in effect pending the timely filing and disposition of a petition for a writ of certiorari. Should the petition for a writ of certiorari be denied, this stay shall terminate automatically. In the event the petition for a writ of certiorari is granted, the stay shall terminate upon the sending down of the judgment of this Court. Justice Stevens would deny the application.
Nov 5 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 7, 2009)
Dec 7 2009 Brief of respondent Washington Families Standing Together in opposition filed.
Dec 7 2009 Waiver of right of respondent Washington Coalition for Open Government to respond filed.
Dec 7 2009 Brief of respondent Secretary of State Sam Reed in opposition filed.
Dec 16 2009 Reply of petitioners John Doe #1, et al. filed.
Dec 23 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 15, 2010.
Jan 15 2010 Petition GRANTED. The brief of petitioners is to be filed on or before Thursday, February 25, 2010. The brief of respondents 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 Wednesday, April 28, 2010.
Feb 23 2010 Brief amici curiae of Common Sense for Oregon, et al. filed.
Feb 25 2010 Brief of petitioners John Doe #1, et al. filed.
Feb 25 2010 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Mar 1 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Justice and Freedom Fund filed.
Mar 3 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Concerned Women for America filed.
Mar 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law and Justice filed.
Mar 4 2010 Brief amici curiae of Electronic Privacy Information Center, et al. filed.
Mar 4 2010 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence.
Mar 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Voters Want More Choices filed.
Mar 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Liberty Counsel filed.
Mar 4 2010 Brief amici curiae of Brennan Center for Justice, et al. filed.
Mar 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Justice filed.
Mar 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of ProtectMarriage.com filed.
Mar 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
Mar 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Competitive Politics filed.
Mar 4 2010 Brief amici curiae of Free Speech Defense and Education Fund, Inc., et al. filed.
Mar 4 2010 Brief amici curiae of Committee for Truth in Politics, et al. filed.
Mar 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Rights Union filed.
Mar 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Alliance Defense Fund filed.
Mar 8 2010 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 9th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Mar 8 2010 Record from U.S.D.C. for Western District of Washington (Seattle) is electronic.
Mar 18 2010 CIRCULATED.
Mar 25 2010 Brief of respondent Washington Coalition for Open Government filed. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2010 Brief of respondent Washington Families Standing Together filed. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2010 Brief of respondent Secretary of State Sam Reed filed. (Distributed)
Mar 25 2010 Motion for divided argument filed by respondents Washington Coalition for Open Government.
Mar 31 2010 Brief amici curiae of Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 31 2010 Motion for divided argument filed by respondent Washington Families Standing Together.
Apr 1 2010 Brief amici curiae of Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 1 2010 Brief amici curiae of Direct Democracy Scholars filed. (Distributed)
Apr 1 2010 Brief amici curiae of Ohio, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 1 2010 Brief amici curiae of National and Washington State News Publishers, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 1 2010 Brief amicus curiae of City of Seattle filed. (Distributed)
Apr 1 2010 Brief amici curiae of Massachusetts Gay and Lesbian Political Caucus and Susan Wagner filed. (Distributed)
Apr 1 2010 Brief amici curiae of National Conference of State Legislatures, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2010 Motion for leave to file amici brief out of time filed by American Business Media, et al.
Apr 16 2010 Motion for divided argument filed by respondent DENIED.
Apr 16 2010 Motion for divided argument filed by respondent DENIED.
Apr 19 2010 Motion for leave to file amici brief out of time filed by American Business Media, et al. GRANTED.
Apr 20 2010 Reply of petitioners John Doe #1, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 28 2010 Argued. For petitioners: James Bopp, Jr., Terre Haute, Ind. For respondents: Robert M. McKenna, Attorney General, Olympia, Wash.
May 24 2010 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence GRANTED.
Jun 24 2010 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Breyer, J., and Alito, J., filed concurring opinions. Sotomayor, J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Stevens and Ginsburg, JJ., joined. Stevens, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment, in which Breyer, J., joined. Scalia, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion.
Jul 26 2010 Judgment Issued



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
James Bopp Jr. The Bopp Law Firm(812) 232-2434
    Counsel of Record1 South 6th Street
Terre Haute, IN  47807-3510
jboppjr@aol.com
Party name: John Doe #1, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
William Berggren Collins Deputy Solicitor General(360) 753-6245
    Counsel of Record 1125 Washington Street, SE
P.O. Box 40100
Olympia, WA  98504-0100
billc@atg.wa.gov
Party name: Secretary of State Sam Reed
 
Kevin J. Hamilton Perkins Coie LLP(206) 359-8000
    Counsel of Record1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4800
Seattle, WA  98101-3099
KHamilton@perkinscoie.com
Party name: Washington Families Standing Together
 
Leslie R. Weatherhead Witherspoon, Kelley(509) 624-5265
    Counsel of Record422 West Riverside Avenue
Suite 1100
Spokane, WA  99201
lrw@witherspoonkelley.com
Party name: Washington Coalition for Open Government
 
Frederick J. Dullanty Jr. 422 West Riverside(509) 624-5265
Suite 1100
Spokane, WA  99201
Party name: Washington Coalition for Open Government
 
Robert M. McKenna Attorney General(360) 664-9083
1125 Washington Street, SE
Olympia, WA  98504-0100
judyg@atg.wa.gov
Party name: Sam Reed, Washington Secretary of State, et al.
Other:
Heidi Karin Abegg Webster Chamberlain & Bean(202)-785-9500
1747 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20006
habegg@wc-b.com
Party name: Committee for Truth in Politics, et al.
 
Jonathan M. Albano Bingham McCutchen LLP(617) 951-8000
One Federal Street
Boston, MA  02110
jonathan.albano@bingham.com
Party name: Massachusetts Gay and Lesbian Political Caucus and Susan Wagner
 
Sharon F. Blakeney P.O. Box 2346(830) 816-2222
Boerne, TX  78006
sharon@sharonblakeney.com
Party name: Concerned Women for America
 
Anthony T. Caso Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence(714) 628-2666
c/o Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange, CA  92886
caso@chapman.edu
Party name: Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence
 
M. Devereux Chatillon Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP(212) 768-6700
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY  10020-1089
DChatillon@Sonnenschein.com
Party name: Brennan Center for Justice, et al.
 
Charles J. Cooper Cooper & Kirk, PLLC(202) 220-9600
1523 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
ccooper@cooperkirk.com
Party name: ProtectMarriage.com
 
Lucy A Dalglish Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press(703) 807-2100
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, VA  22209-2100
ldalglish@rcfp.org
Party name: Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, et al.
 
Ross A. Day 2007 State Street(503) 480-0523
Salem, OR  97301
Party name: Common Sense for Oregon, et al.
 
Peter J. Ferrara 2011 Freedom Lane(703) 582-8466
Falls Church, VA  22043
peterferrara@msn.com
Party name: American Civil Rights Union
 
Stuart M Gerson Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C.(202) 861-4180
1227 25th Street, N.W.
Suite 700
Washington, DC  20037
sgerson@ebglaw.com
Party name: Voters Want More Choices
 
James L. Hirsen 505 S. Villa Real Drive(714) 283-8880
Suite 208
Anaheim Hills, CA  92807
hirsen@earthlink.net
Party name: Justice and Freedom Fund
 
Stephen M. Hoersting Center for Competitive Politics(703) 894-6800
124 S. West Street
Suite 201
Alexandria, VA  22314
shoersting@campaignfreedom.org
Party name: Center for Competitive Politics
 
William M. Hohengarten Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6048
1099 New York Ave., N.W., Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001-4412
whohengarten@jenner.com
Party name: Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., et al.
 
Peter S. Holmes Seattle City Attorney(206) 684-8200
Seattle City Attorney's Office
600 Fourth Avenue, Fourth Floor
P.O. Box 94769
Seattle, WA  98124-4769
peter.holmes@seattle.gov
Party name: City of Seattle
 
Bruce E. H. Johnson Davis Wright Tremaine LLP(206) 757-8069
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 2200
Seattle, WA  98101-1688
brucejohnson@dwt.com
Party name: National and Washington State News Publishers, et al.
 
M. Casey Mattox Alliance Defending Freedom(202) 393-8690
801 G Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
cmattox@talliancedefendingfreedom
Party name: Alliance Defense Fund
 
Benjamin C. Mizer Solicitor General(614) 466-8980
Office of the Ohio Attorney General
30 E. Broad Street, 17th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215-3428
benjamin.mizer@ohioattorneygeneral.gov
Party name: Ohio, et al.
 
Christopher A. Mohr Meyer Klipper & Mohr PLLC(202) 637-0850
923 15th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
chrismohr@mkmdc.com
Party name: American Business Media, et al.
 
Marc Rotenberg Electronic Privacy Information Center(202) 483-1140
1718 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 200
Washington, DC  20009
rotenberg@epic.org
Party name: Electronic Privacy Information Center, et al.
 
Richard Ruda 108 Newlands St.(202) 365-1363
Chevy Chase, MD  20815
rmruda@hotmail.com
Party name: National Conference of State Legislatures, et al.
 
Joseph E. Sandler Sandler, Reiff & Young (202) 479-1111
300 M Street, S.E. #1102
Washington, DC  20003
sandler@sandlerreiff.com
Party name: Direct Democracy Scholars
 
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
 
Steven M. Simpson Institute for Justice(703) 682-9320
901 North Glebe Road
Suite 900
Arlington, VA  22203
ssimpson@ij.org
Party name: Institute for Justice
 
Mathew D. Staver Liberty Counsel(800) 671-1776
1055 Maitland Center Commons
Second Floor
Maitland, FL  32751
court@lc.org
Party name: Liberty Counsel
 
Herbert W. Titus William J. Olson, PC(703) 356-5070
370 Maple Avenue West, Suite 4
Vienna, VA  22180 - 5615
wjo@mindspring.com
Party name: Free Speech Defense and Education Fund, Inc., et al.
 
Glenn M. Willard Patton Boggs LLP(202) 457-6559
2550 M Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20037
gwillard@pattonboggs.com
Party name: Cato Institute
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