Docket for 10-1297
No. 10-1297
Vide 10-1276
Title:
Lance Davenport, et al., Petitioners
v.
American Atheists, Inc., et al.
Docketed:April 22, 2011
Linked with 10A875
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(08-4061 )
  Decision Date:December 20, 2010

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Mar 3 2011 Application (10A875) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 20, 2011 to April 20, 2011, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Mar 8 2011 Application (10A875) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until April 20, 2011.
Apr 20 2011 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 23, 2011)
May 3 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents
May 10 2011 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 24, 2011.
May 19 2011 Brief amicus curiae of American Legion filed.
May 19 2011 Brief amicus curiae of New Tribes Mission filed. VIDED.
May 19 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Utah Sheriffs' Association filed. VIDED.
May 19 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Becket Fund for Religious Liberty filed. VIDED.
May 23 2011 Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law and Justice filed.
May 23 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Mothers Against Drunk Driving filed.
May 23 2011 Brief amici curiae of Family Research Council, et al. filed.
May 23 2011 Brief amici curiae of Louisiana, et al. filed.
May 23 2011 Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Rights Union filed.
Jun 17 2011 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including July 25, 2011.
Jul 25 2011 Brief of respondents American Atheists, Inc., et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.
Aug 4 2011 Reply of petitioners Lance Davenport, et al. filed.
Aug 10 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2011.
Oct 3 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 7, 2011.
Oct 11 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 14, 2011.
Oct 24 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 28, 2011.
Oct 31 2011 Petition DENIED Justice Thomas dissenting. (Detached Opinion)



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
R. Ted Cruz Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP(713) 890-5137
1000 Louisiana Street, Suite 4000
Houston, TX  77002
tcruz@morganlewis.com
Party name: Lance Davenport, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Brian M. Barnard Utah Civil Rights & Liberties Foundation(801) 328-9531
    Counsel of Record214 East 5th South St.
Salt Lake City, UT  84111
officemanager@utahlegalclinic.com
Party name: American Atheists, Inc., et al.
Other:
Kyle Duncan Appellate Chief(225) 326-6716
Louisiana Department of Justice
P.O. Box 94005
Baton Rouge, LA  70804-9005
DuncanK@ag.state.la.us
Party name: Louisiana, et al.
 
Peter J. Ferrara 2011 Freedom Lane(703) 582-8466
Falls Church, VA  22043
peterferrara@msn.com
Party name: American Civil Rights Union
 
James C. Ho Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(214) 698-3100
2100 McKinney Avenue
Suite 1100
Dallas, TX  75201-6912
JHo@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Mothers Against Drunk Driving
 
Nelson Lund George Mason University School of Law(703)-993-8045
3301 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA  22201
nlund@gmu.edu
Party name: Family Research Council, et al.
 
Eric C. Rassbach Becket Fund for Religious Liberty(202) 349-7214
3000 K Street, NW, Suite 220
Washington, DC  20007
erassbach@becketfund.org
Party name: Becket Fund for Religious Liberty
 
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
 
Kelly J. Shackelford Liberty Institute(972) 941-4444
2001 Plano Parkway, Suite 1600
Plano, TX  75075
kshackford@libertyinstitute.org
Party name: American Legion
 
Kevin T. Snider Pacific Justice Institute(918) 857-6900
P.O. Box 276600
Sacramento CA, CA  95827
kevinsnider@pacificjustice.org
Party name: Utah Sheriffs' Association
 
Carl Thomas Tullson 155 North Wacker Drive(312) 407-0700
Chicago, IL  60606-1720
Carl.Tullson@probonolaw.com
Party name: New Tribes Mission