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Docket for 10-1293
No. 10-1293
Title:
Federal Communications Commission, et al., Petitioners
v.
Fox Television Stations, Inc., et al.
Docketed:April 22, 2011
Linked with 10A794
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  Case Nos.:(06-1760-ag, 06-2750-ag, 06-5358-ag)
  Decision Date:July 13, 2010
  Rehearing Denied:November 22, 2010
Rule 12.4
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Feb 10 2011 Application (10A794) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 20, 2011 to March 22, 2011, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Feb 10 2011 Application (10A794) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until March 22, 2011.
Mar 10 2011 Application (10A794) to extend further the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 22, 2011 to April 21, 2011, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Mar 10 2011 Application (10A794) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until April 21, 2011.
Mar 25 2011 Application (10A949) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 4, 2011 to May 4, 2011, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Mar 25 2011 Application (10A949) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until May 4, 2011.
Apr 21 2011 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 23, 2011)
May 2 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent Fox Television Stations, Inc.
May 19 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Parents Television Council filed.
May 23 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for NBC.
May 23 2011 Brief of respondents ABC Television Affiliates Association, et al. in opposition filed.
May 23 2011 Brief of respondent Intervenors Center for Creative Voices in Media, et al. in opposition filed.
May 23 2011 Brief of respondents Fox Television Stations, Inc., CBS Broadcasting Inc., NBC Universal, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
May 23 2011 Brief of respondents ABC, Inc., KTRK Television, Inc., and WLS Television, Inc. in opposition filed.
May 23 2011 Consent to the fiing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondent CBS Broadcasting, Inc.
Jun 7 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 23, 2011.
Jun 9 2011 Reply of petitioners Federal Communications Commission, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 27 2011 Petition GRANTED limited to the following question: �Whether the Federal Communications Commission�s current indecency-enforcement regime violates the First or Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution.�. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Jun 28 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondents ABC, Inc., KTRK Television, Inc. and WLS Television.
Jun 29 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondents NBC Universal Inc., and NBC Telemondo License Company.
Jun 29 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondent CBS Broadcasting, Inc.
Jun 29 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondent Fox Television Stations, Inc.
Jun 29 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondents Center for Creative Voices in Media, and the Future of Music Coalition.
Jul 1 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondents ABC Television Affiliates Association, et al.
Jul 8 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from the Solicitor General.
Jul 22 2011 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including September 7, 2011.
Jul 22 2011 The time to file respondents' briefs on the merits is extended to and including November 3, 2011.
Sep 7 2011 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Sep 7 2011 Brief of petitioners Federal Communications Commission, et al. filed.
Sep 12 2011 Brief amicus curiae of National Religious Broadcasters filed.
Sep 13 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Morality in Media, Inc. filed.
Sep 13 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Decency Enforcement Center for Television filed.
Sep 14 2011 Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law and Justice in support of neither party filed.
Sep 14 2011 Brief amici curiae of American College of Pediatricians and the Christian Medical and Legal Association filed.
Sep 14 2011 Brief amici curiae of Judith A. Reisman, Ph.D. and Liberty Counsel filed.
Sep 14 2011 Brief amici curiae of Focus on the Family and Family Research Council filed.
Sep 14 2011 Brief amici curiae of Yale Law School Information Society Project Scholars, et al. filed.
Sep 14 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Parents Television Council filed.
Nov 2 2011 Joint motion of respondents for divided argument filed.
Nov 3 2011 Brief of respondents CBS Television Network Affiliates Association and NBC Television Affiliates filed.
Nov 3 2011 Brief of respondents Fox Television Stations, Inc., et al. filed.
Nov 3 2011 Brief of respondents ABC Television Affiliates Association, et al. filed.
Nov 3 2011 Brief of respondents Center for Creative Voices in Media, et al. filed.
Nov 3 2011 Brief of respondents ABC, Inc., KTRK Television, Inc., and WLS Television, Inc. filed.
Nov 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of Pennsylvania Center for the First Amendment, et al. filed.
Nov 7 2011 Letter from counsel for respondents ABC, Inc., KTRK Television, Inc., and WLS Television, Inc. proposing to lodge copies of charts (cited to in their brief on the merits) drawn from data in proprietary Nielsen databases.
Nov 8 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the CBS Television Network Affiliates Assn. and NBC Television Affiliates.
Nov 9 2011 Brief amici curiae of Former FCC Officials filed.
Nov 9 2011 Brief amici curiae of American Academy of Pediatrics, et al. filed.
Nov 10 2011 Brief amici curiae of The Student Press Law Center and College Broadcasters, Inc. filed.
Nov 10 2011 Brief amici curiae of The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, et al. filed.
Nov 10 2011 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Broadcasters, et al. filed.
Nov 10 2011 Brief amici curiae of The Cato Institute, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 10 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Public Broadcasting Service filed. (Distributed)
Nov 10 2011 Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 10 2011 Brief amici curiae of The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression and the Media Institute filed. (Distributed)
Nov 14 2011 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, January 10 , 2012.
Nov 15 2011 CIRCULATED.
Nov 22 2011 Motion for divided argument filed by respondent GRANTED. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
Dec 6 2011 Reply of petitioners Federal Communications Commission, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 22 2011 Adminstrative record received from FCC. (1 Box)
Jan 4 2012 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 2nd Circuit. (1 Box)
Jan 10 2012 Argued. For petitioners: Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondents Fox Television Stations, Inc., et al.: Carter G. Phillips, Washington, D. C. For respondents ABC, Inc., et al.: Seth P. Waxman, Washington, D. C.
Jun 21 2012 Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Thomas, Breyer, Alito, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Ginsburg, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Sotomayor, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the cases.
Jul 23 2012 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jul 24 2012 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for the 2nd Circuit.
Jul 24 2012 Record returned to Federal Communication Commission.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
    Counsel of Record United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: Federal Communications Commission, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Miguel A. Estrada Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
    Counsel of Record1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
mestrada@gibsondunn.com
Party name: NBC Universal Media LLC, et al.
 
Wade H. Hargrove Jr. Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard, LLP(919) 839-0300
    Counsel of Record150 Fayetteville St., Suite 1600
Raleigh, NC  27601
whargrove@brookspierce.com
Party name: ABC Television Affiliates Association, et al.
 
Robert A. Long Jr. Covington & Burling LLP(202) 662-6000
    Counsel of Record1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
rlong@cov.com
Party name: CBS Television Network Affiliates Association and NBC Television Affiliates
 
Carter G. Phillips Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8270
    Counsel of Record1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cphillips@sidley.com
Party name: Fox Television Stations, Inc.
 
Andrew Jay Schwartzman Media Access Project(202) 232-4300
    Counsel of Record1625 K Street, N.W., Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20006
andys@mediaaccess.org
Party name: Center for Creative Voices in Media, et al.
 
Robert L. Corn-Revere Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP(202) 973-4200
1919 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 800
Washington, DC  20006-3401
bobcornrevere@dwt.com
Party name: CBS Broadcasting, Inc.
 
Seth P. Waxman Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202) 663-6000
1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
seth.waxman@wilmerhale.com
Party name: ABC, Inc., KTRK Television, Inc., and WLS Television, Inc.
Other:
Bryan H. Beauman Alliance Defending Freedom(859) 340-1127
P.O. Box 779
Paris, KY  40362
bbeauman@alliancedefendingfreedom.org
Party name: American College of Pediatricians and the Christian Medical and Legal Association
 
Angela J. Campbell Institute for Public Representation(202) 662-9535
Georgetrown University Law Center
600 New Jersey Ave., NW, Ste. 312
Washington, DC  20001-0000
ipr-efiling@law.georgetown.edu
Party name: American Academy of Pediatrics, et al.
 
Ryan Michael Christian White & Case LLP(202) 626-3612
701 Thirteenth Street NW
Washington, DC  20005
ryan.christian@whitecase.com
Party name: Public Broadcasting Service
 
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: The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, et al.
 
John P. Elwood Vinson & Elkins LLP(202) 639-6500
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Suite 500 West
Washington, DC  20037
jelwood@velaw.com
Party name: The Cato Institute, et al.
 
J. Robert Flores Hampton Road Strategies, LLC(703) 609-8731
10410 Hampton Rd.
Fairfax Station, VA  22039
rfloresesq@cox.net
Party name: Focus on the Family and Family Research Council
 
Elaine J. Goldenberg Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
1099 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
egoldenberg@jenner.com
Party name: National Association of Broadcasters, et al.
 
Timothy K. Lewis Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP(215) 751-2000
1600 Market Street
Suite 3600
Philadelphia, PA  19103
Party name: Former FCC Officials
 
Thomas B. North 1387 N. State St., #11 (906)-643-6348
St. Ignace, MI  49781
Party name: Decency Enforcement Center for Television
 
Craig L. Parshall National Religious Broadcasters(703) 331-4517
9510 Technology Dr.
Manassas, VA  20110
cparshall@nrb.org
Party name: National Religious Broadcasters
 
Robert D. Richards Pennsylvania Center for the First Amendment(814)-863-1900
308 James Building
University Park, PA  16802
rdr2@psu.edu
Party name: Pennsylvania Center for the First Amendment, et al.
 
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 in support of neither party
 
Steven R. Shapiro American Civil Liberties Union Foundation(212) 549-2500
125 Broad Street
New York, NY  10004
sshapiro@aclu.org
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union, et al.
 
Gregory Stuart Smith 1627 I EYE Street, NW(202) 383-0100
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: The Student Press Law Center, and College Broadcasters, Inc.
 
Priscilla J. Smith Information Society Project(718) 399-9241
Yale Law School
319 Sterling Place
Brooklyn, NY  11238
priscilla.smith@yale.edu
Party name: Yale Law School Information Society Project Scholars, et al.
 
Robert R. Sparks Jr. Sparks & Craig LLP(703) 848-4700
6862 Elm Street
Suite 360
McLean, VA  22101
rrsparks@sparkscraig.com
Party name: Parents Television Council
 
Mathew D. Staver Liberty Counsel(800) 671-1776
1055 Maitland Center Commons
Second Floor
Maitland, FL  32751
court@lc.org
Party name: Judith A. Reisman, Ph.D. and Liberty Counsel
 
Patrick A. Trueman Morality in Media, Inc.(212) 870-3222
475 Riverside Dr.
New York, NE  10115
p.trueman@verizon.net
Party name: Morality in Media, Inc.
 
J. Joshua Wheeler Thomas Jefferson Center for Protection of Free Expression(434) 295-4784
400 Worrell Drive
Charlottesville, VA  22911
jjw@tjcenter.org
Party name: The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression and the Media Institute
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