Docket for 10-174
No. 10-174
Title:
American Electric Power Company, Inc., et al., Petitioners
v.
Connecticut, et al.
Docketed:August 4, 2010
Linked with 09A1145
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  Case Nos.:(05-5104, 05-5119)
  Decision Date:September 21, 2009
  Rehearing Denied:March 10, 2010
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
May 24 2010 Application (09A1145) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 8, 2010 to July 6, 2010, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
May 26 2010 Application (09A1145) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until July 6, 2010.
Jun 25 2010 Application (09A1145) to extend further the time from July 6, 2010 to August 2, 2010, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Jun 28 2010 Application (09A1145) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until August 2, 2010.
Aug 2 2010 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 3, 2010)
Aug 9 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from Acting Solicitor General, counsel for the Tennessee Valley Authority.
Aug 12 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for all respondents, except Tennessee Valley Authority.
Aug 17 2010 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 4, 2010, for all respondents.
Aug 24 2010 Brief of respondent Tennessee Valley Authority in support filed.
Aug 24 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioners.
Sep 1 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Unions for Jobs and the Environment filed.
Sep 1 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed.
Sep 2 2010 Brief amici curiae of Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, et al. filed.
Sep 2 2010 Brief amicus curiae of NATSO, Inc. filed.
Sep 2 2010 Brief amici curiae of American Chemistry Council, et al. filed.
Sep 3 2010 Brief amici curiae of National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center, et al. filed.
Sep 3 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
Sep 3 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
Sep 3 2010 Brief amici curiae of Edison Electric Institute, et al. filed.
Sep 3 2010 Brief amici curiae of American Farm Bureau Federation, et al. filed.
Sep 3 2010 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed.
Sep 3 2010 Brief amici curiae of Indiana, et al. filed.
Sep 3 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
Sep 3 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed.
Sep 17 2010 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including November 3, 2010, for all respondents.
Nov 3 2010 Brief of respondents Connecticut, et al. in opposition filed.
Nov 12 2010 Reply of petitioners American Electric Power Company Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 15 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 3, 2010.
Dec 6 2010 Petition GRANTED. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Dec 23 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Dec 28 2010 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including January 31, 2011.
Dec 28 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for Connecticut, et al..
Dec 28 2010 The time to file respondents' briefs on the merits is extended to and including March 11, 2011.
Jan 14 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from Acting Solicitor General, counsel for Tennessee Valley Authority.
Jan 14 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondents Open Space Institute, Inc, et al.
Jan 31 2011 Brief of respondent Tennessee Valley Authority in support filed.
Jan 31 2011 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs received)
Jan 31 2011 Brief of petitioners American Electric Power Company Inc., et al. filed.
Feb 4 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Business Roundtable filed.
Feb 4 2011 Brief amici curiae of Consumer Energy Alliance, et al. filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Home Builders filed.
Feb 7 2011 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, April 19, 2011.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of Edison Electric Institute, et al. filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of Association of Global Automakers, et al. filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of American Petroleum Institute, et al. filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center, et al. filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of Chevron U.S.A. Inc., et al. filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of Indiana, et al. filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc., et al. filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of American Chemistry Council, et al. filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amicus curiae of DRI - Voice of the Defense Bar filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of American Farm Bureau Federation, et al. filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Nicholas Johnson filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of Representative Fred Upton, et al. filed.
Feb 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of National Black Chamber of Commerce, and Affordable Power Allliance filed.
Feb 18 2011 CIRCULATED.
Mar 1 2011 Letter from counsel for the State of Wisconsin stating that they are no longer a party to this case received. (Distributed)
Mar 11 2011 Brief of respondents Open Space Institute, Inc., et al filed. (Distributed)
Mar 11 2011 Brief of respondents Connecticut, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2011 Letter from counsel for the State of New Jersey stating that they are no longer a party to this case received. (Distributed)
Mar 16 2011 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed. (Distributed)
Mar 17 2011 Brief amici curiae of North Coast Rivers Alliance, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Motion for divided argument and enlargement of time for oral argument filed by respondent Tennessee Valley Authority.
Mar 18 2011 Brief amici curiae of AllEarth Renewables, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amici curiae of Defenders of Wildlife, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amici curiae of Environmental Law Professors filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amici curiae of North Carolina, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amici curiae of James G. Anderson, Ph.D., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amici curiae of Tort Law Scholars filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2011 Brief amici curiae of Unitarian Universalist Ministry for Earth, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 28 2011 Motion for divided argument and enlargement of time for oral argument GRANTED. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
Apr 1 2011 Record received from U.S.C.A. for Second Circuit. (1 box)
Apr 1 2011 Record received from U.S.D.C. for Southern District of New York. This record is electronic and is available on PACER.
Apr 11 2011 Reply of petitioners American Electric Power Company Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 11 2011 Reply of respondent Tennessee Valley Authority filed. (Distributed)
Apr 19 2011 Argued. For petitioners: Peter D. Keisler, Washington, D. C. For respondent Tennessee Valley Authority in support of petitioners: Neal Kumar Katyal, Acting Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Barbara D. Underwood, Solicitor General, New York, N. Y.
Jun 20 2011 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Kennedy, Breyer, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Alito, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment, in which Thomas, J., joined. Sotomayor, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.
Jul 21 2011 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for 2nd Circuit.
Jul 22 2011 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Peter D. Keisler Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8000
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
pkeisler@sidley.com
Party name: American Electric Power Company, Inc., et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Matthew F. Pawa Law Offices of Matthew F. Pawa, P.C.(617) 641-9550
    Counsel of Record1280 Centre Street, Suite 230
Newton Centre, MA  02459
mp@pawalaw.com
Party name: Open Space Institute, Inc., et al
 
Barbara D. Underwood Solicitor General(212) 416-8016
    Counsel of Record Office of the Attorney General
120 Broadway, 25th Floor
New York, NY  10463
barbara.underwood@ag.ny.gov
Party name: Connecticut, et al.
 
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: Tennessee Valley Authority
 
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: Tennessee Valley Authority
Other:
Cory L. Andrews Washington Legal Foundation(202)-588-0302
2009 Massachusetts Avenue N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
candrews@wlf.org
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation
 
Megan L. Brown Wiley Rein LLP(202) 719-7000
1776 K Street NW
Washington, DC  20006
mbrown@wileyrein.com
Party name: Cato Institute
 
Christopher G. Browning Jr. Solicitor General(919) 716-6900
North Carolina Department of Justice
P.O. Box 629
114 West Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC  27602-0629
CBrowning@ncdoj.gov
Party name: North Carolina, et al.
 
Robert Matthew Cairns Gallagher Callahan & Gartrell PC(603) 545-3622
214 North Main St.
Concord, NH  03301
cairns@gcglaw.com
Party name: DRI - Voice of the Defense Bar
 
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
 
Amy C. Chai National Association of Home Builders(202) 866-8200
1201 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC  20005
Party name: National Association of Home Builders
 
Robert Phillip Charrow Greenberg Traurig LLP(202) 533-2396
2101 L Street, N.W., Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20037
charrowr@gtlaw.com
Party name: Business Roundtable
 
Paul D. Clement Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
1919 M Street, N.W., Suite 470
Washington, DC  20036
pclement@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: Chevron U.S.A. Inc., et al.
 
Laurence J Cohen Sherman Dunn Cohen Leifer & Yellig PC(202) 785-9300
900 Seventh Street, NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20001
Party name: Unions for Jobs and the Environment
 
Tristan L. Duncan Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP(816) 474-6550
2555 Grand Boulevard
Kansas City, MO  64108
tlduncan@shb.com
Party name: NATSO, Inc.
 
John C. Eastman Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence(714) 628-2587
c/o Chapman University School of Law
One University Drive
Orange, CA  92886
jeastman@chapman.edu
Party name: Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence
 
Richard O. Faulk Hollingsworth LLP(202) 898-5800
1350 I Street, NW
Washington, DC  20005
rfaulk@hollingsworthllp.com
Party name: American Chemistry Council, et al.
 
Thomas M. Fisher Solicitor General (317) 232-6255
Office of the Attorney General
IGC South, Fifth Floor
302 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN  46204
Tom.Fisher@atg.in.gov
Party name: Indiana, et al.
 
Charles Fried 1563 Massachusetts Avenue(617) 495-4636
Cambridge, MA  02138
fried@law.harvard.edu
Party name: American Petroleum Institute, et al.
 
Gregory G. Garre Latham & Watkins, LLP(202) 637-2207
555 11th Street, N.W.
Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20004
gregory.garre@lw.com
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
 
Peter S. Glaser Troutman Sanders LLP(202)-274-2998
401 9th Street, NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20004
peter.glaser@troutmansanders.com
Party name: National Black Chamber of Commerce, and Affordable Power Allliance
 
Eric R. Glitzenstein Meyer Glitzenstein & Crystal(202) 588-5206
1601 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC  20009
eglitsenstein@meyerglitz.com
Party name: Defenders of Wildlife, et al.
 
Shannon Lee Goessling Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc.(770) 977-2131
2255 Sewell Mill Rd., Suite 320
Marietta, GA  30062
shannon@southeasternlegal.org
Party name: Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc., et al.
 
Christopher T. Handman Hogan Lovells US LLP(202) 637-5719
555 Thirteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
chris.handman@hoganlovells.com
Party name: Edison Electric Institute, et al.
 
John P. Krill Jr. K&L Gates LLP(717) 231-4505
17 North Second Street
Harrisburg, PA  17101
john.krill@klgates.com
Party name: Nicholas Johnson
 
Douglas A. Kysar Yale Law School(203)-436-8970
127 Wall Street
New Haven, CT  06511
douglas.kysar@yale.edu
Party name: Tort Law Scholars
 
Steven J. Lechner Mountain States Legal Foundation(303) 292-2021
2596 South Lewis Way
Lakewood, CO  80227
lechner@mountainstateslegal.com
Party name: Mountain States Legal Foundation
 
Amanda C. Leiter American University Washington College of Law(202) 274-4187
4801 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20016
leiter@wcl.american.edu
Party name: Environmental Law Professors
 
Raymond B. Ludwiszewski Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
rludwiszewski@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Association of Global Automakers, et al.
 
James R. May 4601 Concord Pike (302)-477-2060
Wilmington, DE  19803
jrmay@widener.edu
Party name: Law Professors
 
Ned Miltenberg Law Offices of Ned Miltenberg(202) 656-4490
1707 N Street, N.W., Suite 200
Washington, DC  20036
nedmiltenberg@gmail.com
Party name: Unitarian Universalist Ministry for Earth, et al.
 
Mary B. Neumayr Committee on Energy and Commerce(202) 225-2927
2125 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC  20515
mary.neumayr@mail.house.gov
Party name: Representative Fred Upton, et al.
 
Lori Potter Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP(303) 825-7000
1675 Broadway, Ste 2300
Denver, CO  80202
lpotter@kaplankirsch.com
Party name: AllEarth Renewables, Inc., et al.
 
David B. Rivkin Jr. Baker & Hostetler LLP(202) 861-1731
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20036
drivkin@bakerlaw.com
Party name: Law Professors
 
Damien M. Schiff Pacific Legal Foundation(916)-419-7111
930 G Street
Sacramento, CA  95814
dms@pacificlegal.org
Party name: Pacific Legal Foundation
 
Victor E. Schwartz Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP(202) 783-8400
1155 F Street, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC  20004
vschwartz@shb.com
Party name: National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center, et al.
 
Stephan C. Volker Law Offices of Stephan C. Volker(510) 496-0600
436 14th Street, Suite 1300
Oakland, CA  94612
svolker@volkerlaw.com
Party name: North Coast Rivers Alliance, et al.
 
Richard Webster Public Justice, P.C.(202)-797-8600
1825 K Street NW Suite 200
Washington, DC  20006
rwebster@publicjustice.net
Party name: James G. Anderson, Ph.D., et al.