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Docket for 10-218
No. 10-218
Title:
PPL Montana, LLC, Petitioner
v.
Montana
Docketed:August 16, 2010
Linked with 09A1188
Lower Ct:Supreme Court of Montana
  Case Nos.:(DA 08-0506)
  Decision Date:March 30, 2010
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jun 7 2010 Application (09A1188) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 28, 2010 to August 12, 2010, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Jun 8 2010 Application (09A1188) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until August 12, 2010.
Aug 12 2010 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 15, 2010)
Aug 12 2010 Appendix of PPL Montana, LLC filed.
Sep 7 2010 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 15, 2010.
Sep 15 2010 Brief amici curiae of Edison Electric Institute, et al. filed.
Sep 15 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Montana Water Resources Association filed.
Sep 15 2010 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Professors David Emmons, et al.
Sep 15 2010 Brief amici curiae of Montana Farm Bureau Federation, et al. filed.
Sep 21 2010 Opposition to motion of Prof. Emmons, et al., for leave to file amici brief by respondent Montana filed.
Oct 1 2010 Brief of respondent Montana in opposition filed.
Oct 12 2010 Reply in support of motion for leave to file brief of Professors David M. Emmons, et al. filed. ( Not Printed}.
Oct 13 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 29, 2010.
Oct 13 2010 Reply of petitioner LLC PPL Montana filed. (Distributed)
Nov 1 2010 The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 20 2011 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
May 31 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 16, 2011.
May 31 2011 Supplemental brief of petitioner LLC PPL Montana filed. (Distributed)
Jun 20 2011 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Professors David Emmons, et al. GRANTED.
Jun 20 2011 Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.
Jul 14 2011 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 31, 2011.
Jul 14 2011 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 27, 2011.
Aug 19 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Aug 24 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the petitioner.
Aug 31 2011 Joint appendix filed. (Three volumes) (Statement of costs filed)
Aug 31 2011 Brief of petitioner LLC PPL Montana filed.
Sep 6 2011 Brief amici curiae of Freeport-McMoRan Corporation, et al. filed.
Sep 7 2011 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Sep 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of Creekside Coalition, et al. filed.
Sep 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of Professors John L. Allen, et al. filed.
Sep 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of Montana Farm Bureau Federation, et al. filed.
Sep 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation and the Utah Farm Bureau Foundation filed.
Sep 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of Montana Water Resources Association, et al. filed.
Sep 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of Edison Electric Institute, et al. filed.
Sep 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of American Petroleum Institute, et al. filed.
Sep 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of Wilbur and Kathryn Hardy, et al. filed.
Sep 12 2011 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, December 7, 2011.
Sep 14 2011 CIRCULATED
Sep 30 2011 Record received from Supreme Court of Montana. (1 box)
Oct 12 2011 Record received from District Court of Lewis & Clark Counties, Montana. (8 boxes)
Oct 27 2011 Brief of respondent Montana filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2011 Brief amici curiae of National Wildlife Federation, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 3 2011 Brief amici curiae of California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 3 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs filed. (Distributed)
Nov 3 2011 Brief amici curiae of Oregon, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 3 2011 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Nov 22 2011 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Nov 28 2011 Reply of petitioner LLC PPL Montana filed. (Distributed)
Dec 7 2011 Argued. For petitioner: Paul D. Clement, Washington, D. C.; and Edwin S. Kneedler, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Gregory G. Garre, Washington, D. C.
Feb 22 2012 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Mar 26 2012 MANDATE ISSUED.
Apr 10 2012 Record returned to Supreme Court of Montanta.
Apr 10 2012 Record returned to District Court of Lewis and Clark Counties.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Paul D. Clement Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
    Counsel of Record1919 M Street, N.W., Suite 470
Washington, DC  20036
pclement@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: LLC PPL Montana
Attorneys for Respondent:
Gregory G. Garre Latham & Watkins, LLP(202) 637-2207
    Counsel of Record555 11th Street, N.W.
Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20004
gregory.garre@lw.com
Party name: Montana
 
Steve Bullock Attorney General(406) 444-2026
Department of Justice
215 North Sanders
P.O. Box 201401
Helena, MT  59620-1401
sbullock@mt.gov
Party name: Montana
 
Anthony Johnstone Solicitor(406)-444-2026
Montana Department of Justice
P.O.Box 201401
Helena, MT  59620-1401
ajohnstone@mt.gov
Party name: Montana
Other:
Virginia S. Albrecht Hunton & Williams LLP(202) 955-1500
2200 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20037
valbrecht@hunton.com
Party name: American Petroleum Institute, et al.
 
Jennie L. Bricker Stoel Rives LLP(503) 294-9631
900 SW Fifth Ave., Ste. 2600
Portland, OR  97204
jlbricker@stoel.com
Party name: Wilbur and Kathryn Hardy, et al.
 
Sean H. Donahue Donahue & Goldberg, LLP(202) 277-7085
2000 L Street, N.W., Suite 808
Washington, DC  20036
sean@donahuegoldberg.com
Party name: National Wildlife Federation, et al.
 
David C. Frederick Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.(202) 326-7900
1615 M Street, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC  20036
dfrederick@khhte.com
Party name: Creekside Coalition, et al.
 
Robert R. Gasaway Kirkland & Ellis LLP(202) 879-5000
655 Fifteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20005
robert.gasaway@kirkland.com
Party name: Professors David Emmons, et al.
 
Jay D. Geck Deputy Solicitor General(360) 586-2697
Washington Office of Attorney General
1125 Washington Street, SE
Olympia, WA  98504-0100
jay.geck@atg.wa.gov
Party name: Oregon, et al.
 
Mark F. Hearne II. Arent Fox LLP(202)-857-6000
1717 K Street, LLP
Washington, DC  20036
thor@arentfox.com
Party name: Montana Farm Bureau Federation, et al.
 
Mark F. Hearne II. Arent Fox LLP(202) 857-6000
1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
thor@arentfox.com
Party name: Montana Farm Bureau Federation, et al.
 
Edwin S. Kneedler Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
Party name: PPL Montana, LLC v. Montana
 
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 and the Utah Farm Bureau Foundation
 
Brenda Lindlief-Hall Morrison Motl & Sherwood PLLP(406)-442-3261
401 North Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT  59601
brenda@mmslawgroup.com
Party name: Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs
 
Jon Metropoulos Metropoulos Law Firm, PLLC(406) 442-0285
50 S. Last Chance Gulch, Suite 4
Helena, MT  59601
jon@metropouloslaw.com
Party name: Montana Water Resources Association
 
L. William Staudenmaier Snell & Wilmer, L.L.P.(602) 382-6000
400 E. Van Buren St., Suite 1900
Phoenix, AZ  85004
wstaudenmaier@swlaw.com
Party name: Freeport-McMoRan Corporation, et al.
 
Michael Andre Swiger Van Ness Feldman PC(202) 298-1800
1050 Thomas Jefferson St., NW
Washington, DC  20007
mas@vnf.com
Party name: Edison Electric Institute, et al.
 
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States
 
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: California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, et al.
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