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Docket for 09-571
No. 09-571
Title:
Harry F. Connick, District Attorney, et al., Petitioners
v.
John Thompson
Docketed:November 10, 2009
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(07-30443)
  Decision Date:August 10, 2009
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Nov 6 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 10, 2009)
Dec 7 2009 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 11, 2010.
Dec 10 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Orleans Parish Assistant District Attorneys filed.
Dec 10 2009 Brief amici curiae of National District Attorneys Association filed.
Jan 11 2010 Brief of respondent John Thompson in opposition filed.
Jan 25 2010 Reply of petitioners Harry F. Connick, District Attorney, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 27 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 19, 2010.
Feb 3 2010 Record Requested .
Feb 26 2010 Records received from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (3 boxes).
Mar 3 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 19, 2010.
Mar 22 2010 Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.
Apr 15 2010 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including June 7, 2010.
Apr 29 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the respondent.
May 10 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of eithr party or of neither party, rerceived from counsel for the petitioners.
Jun 7 2010 Brief of petitioners Harry F. Connick, District Attorney, et al. filed.
Jun 7 2010 Joint appendix filed (4 volumes). (Statement of costs filed)
Jun 11 2010 Brief amicus curiae of District Attorneys Association of the State of New York filed.
Jun 14 2010 Brief amici curiae of National District Attorneys Association, et al. filed.
Jun 14 2010 Brief amici curiae of National League of Cities, et al. filed.
Jun 14 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Orleans Parish Assistant District Attorneys filed.
Jun 15 2010 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 6, 2010.
Jul 20 2010 CIRCULATED.
Aug 6 2010 Brief of respondent John Thompson filed. (Distributed)
Aug 9 2010 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, October 6, 2010.
Aug 10 2010 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2010 Brief amici curiae of Alliance Defense Fund, and Cato Institute filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2010 Brief amici curiae of Former Federal Civil Rights Officials and Prosecutors filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2010 Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Innocence Network filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2010 Motion of Former Federal Civil Rights Officials and Prosecutors for leave to participate in oral argument as amici curiae and for divided argument filed.
Aug 13 2010 Brief amici curiae of Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 7 2010 Reply of petitioners Harry F. Connick, District Attorney, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 28 2010 Motion of Former Federal Civil Rights Officials and Prosecutors for leave to participate in oral argument as amici curiae and for divided argument DENIED.
Oct 6 2010 Argued. For petitioners: Stuart K. Duncan, Appellate Chief, Baton Rouge, La. For repsondent: J. Gordon Cooney, Jr., Philadelphia, Pa.
Mar 29 2011 Judgment REVERSED. Thomas, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Kennedy, and Alito, JJ., joined. Scalia, J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Alito, J., joined. Ginsburg, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined.
May 2 2011 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
May 17 2011 Record returned to U.s.C.A. for 5th Circuit.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Kyle Duncan Appellate Chief(225) 326-6716
    Counsel of Record Louisiana Department of Justice
P.O. Box 94005
Baton Rouge, LA  70804-9005
DuncanK@ag.state.la.us
Party name: Harry F. Connick, District Attorney, et al.
 
Donna R. Andrieu Assistant District Attorney(504) 822-2414
Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office
619 South White Street
New Orleans, LA  70119
dandrieu@orleansda.com
Party name: Harry F. Connick, District Attorney, et al.
Attorneys for Respondent:
J. Gordon Cooney Jr. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP(215) 963-4806
    Counsel of Record1701 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA  19103
jgcooney@morganlewis.com
Party name: John Thompson
Other:
Lisa S. Blatt Arnold & Porter LLP(202) 942-5000
555 12th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
Lisa.Blatt@aporter.com
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union, et al.
 
Paul D. Clement Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
1919 M Street, N.W.
Suite 470
Washington, DC  20036
pclement@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: Former Federal Civil Rights Officials and Prosecutors
 
Edward C. Dawson Yetter Coleman LLP(512)-533-0150
221 West 6th Street, Suite 750
Austin, TX  78701
edawson@yettercoleman.com
Party name: National District Attorneys Association, et al
 
Peter D. Isakoff Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP(202) 682-7000
1300 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC  20005
Peter.Isakoff@weil.com
Party name: Innocence Network
 
Glen E. Lavy Alliance Defending Freedom(480) 444-0020
15333 North Pima Road, Suite 165
Scottsdale, AZ  85260
glavy@alliancedefendingfreedom.org
Party name: Alliance Defense Fund, and Cato Institute
 
Richard Ruda 108 Newlands St.(202) 365-1363
Chevy Chase, MD  20815
rmruda@hotmail.com
Party name: National League of Cities, et al.
 
Joel B. Rudin 200 West 57th Street(212) 752-7600
Suite 900
New York, NY  10019
jbrudin@aol.com
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
 
Anthony Joseph Servino DA's Office, Westchester County(914) 995-3496
111 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
White Plains, NY  10601
aservino@weschesterda.net
Party name: District Attorneys Association of the State of New York
 
Martin J. Siegel Law Offices of Martin J. Siegel(713) 226-8566
700 Louisiana Street, Suite 2300
Houston, TX  77002
martin@siegelfirm.com
Party name: Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, et al.
 
Valentin M. Solino Assistant District Attorney(504) 571-2826
Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office
619 South white Street
New Orleans, LA  70119
vsolino@orleansda.com
Party name: Orleans Parish Assistant District Attorneys
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