Docket for 09-920
No. 09-920
Title:
Paul Simmons, et al., Petitioners
v.
William Francis Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Docketed:February 3, 2010
Linked with 09A334
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  Case Nos.:(08-1569)
  Decision Date:July 31, 2009
  Rehearing Denied:September 2, 2009

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Nov 1 2009 Application (09A334) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 1, 2009 to January 30, 2010, submitted to Justice Breyer.
Nov 25 2009 Application (09A334) granted by Justice Breyer extending the time to file until January 30, 2010.
Feb 1 2010 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 5, 2010)
Feb 9 2010 Waiver of right of respondent William Francis Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to respond filed.
Feb 23 2010 Letter of respondent received Febuary 23, 2010. (Distributed)
Feb 24 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 19, 2010.
Feb 26 2010 Response Requested . (Due March 29, 2010)
Mar 25 2010 Brief of respondent William Francis Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in opposition filed.
Apr 7 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 23, 2010.
Apr 26 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 30, 2010.
Apr 28 2010 Letter received from counsel for the respondent. (Distributed)
May 3 2010 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Sep 15 2010 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Sep 29 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 15, 2010.
Oct 12 2010 Letter of October 12, 2010 received from counsel for the respondent. (Distributed)
Oct 13 2010 Letter of October 13, 2010 received from counsel for the petitioners. (Distributed)
Oct 18 2010 Petition DENIED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Christopher P. Silva Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, LLP(617) 239-0100
111 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA  02199
Party name: Paul Simmons, et al.
Attorneys for Respondent:
Kenneth W. Salinger Assistant Attorney General(617) 963-2075
    Counsel of Record Office of the Attorney General
One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA  02108
ken.salinger@state.ma.us
Party name: William Francis Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Other:
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