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Docket for 11-1179
No. 11-1179
Title:
American Tradition Partnership, Inc., fka Western Tradition Partnership, Inc., et al., Petitioners
v.
Steve Bullock, Attorney General of Montana, et al.
Docketed:March 28, 2012
Linked with 11A762
Lower Ct:Supreme Court of Montana
  Case Nos.:(DA 11-0081)
  Decision Date:December 30, 2011

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Feb 9 2012 Application (11A762) for a stay pending the filing and disposition of a petition for a writ of certiorari, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Feb 10 2012 Response to application (11A762) requested by Justice Kennedy, due Wednesday, February 15, 2012, by 5:00 p.m. EST.
Feb 15 2012 Response to application from respondents filed.
Feb 17 2012 Application (11A762) referred to the Court.
Feb 17 2012 Application (11A762) granted by the Court. The application for stay presented to Justice Kennedy and by him referred to the Court is granted, and the Montana Supreme Court�s December 30, 2011, decision in case No. DA 11-0081, is stayed pending the timely filing and disposition of a petition for a writ of certiorari. Should the petition for a writ of certiorari be denied, this stay shall terminate automatically. In the event the petition for a writ of certiorari is granted, the stay shall terminate upon the issuance of the mandate of this Court. Statement of Justice Ginsburg, with whom Justice Breyer joins, respecting the grant of the application for stay.
Mar 26 2012 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 27, 2012)
Apr 12 2012 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 18, 2012.
Apr 26 2012 Brief amici curiae of Free Speech for People, et al. filed.
Apr 26 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Senator Mitch McConnell filed.
Apr 27 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Citizens United filed.
Apr 27 2012 Brief amici curiae of Former Officials of the American Civil Liberties Union in support of neither party filed.
Apr 27 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
May 17 2012 Brief amici curiae of Retired Justices of the Montana Supreme Court, et al. filed.
May 18 2012 Brief amici curiae of United States Representatives Robert Brady, et al. filed.
May 18 2012 Brief amici curiae of United States Senators Sheldon Whitehouse, et al. filed.
May 18 2012 Brief of respondents Steve Bullock, Attorney General of Montana, et al. in opposition filed.
May 18 2012 Brief amici curiae of Montana Trial Lawyers Association, et al. filed.
May 18 2012 Brief amici curiae of Brennan Center for Justice at N.Y.U. School of Law, et al. filed.
May 18 2012 Brief amici curiae of Former Federal Election Commission Officials, et al. filed.
May 18 2012 Brief amici curiae of New York, et al. filed.
May 18 2012 Brief amici curiae of Walter Dellinger, and James Sample filed.
May 18 2012 Brief amici curiae of AARP, et al. filed.
May 18 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Essential Information filed.
May 18 2012 Brief amicus curiae of The Eleventh Amendment Movement (TEAM) filed.
May 25 2012 Reply of petitioners American Tradition Partnership, Inc., fka Western Tradition Partnership, Inc., et al. filed.
May 29 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 14, 2012.
Jun 18 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 21, 2012.
Jun 25 2012 Petition GRANTED. Judgment REVERSED Justice Breyer filed a dissenting opinion. Opinion per curiam. (Detached Opinion)
Jul 27 2012 MANDATE ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
James Bopp Jr. The Bopp Law Firm(812) 232-2434
    Counsel of Record1 South 6th Street
Terre Haute, IN  47807-3510
jboppjr@aol.com
Party name: American Tradition Partnership, Inc., fka Western Tradition Partnership, Inc., et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Steve Bullock Attorney General(406) 444-2026
    Counsel of Record Department of Justice
215 North Sanders
P.O. Box 201401
Helena, MT  59620-1401
sbullock@mt.gov
Party name: Steve Bullock, Attorney General of Montana, et al.
Other:
Floyd Abrams Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP(212) 701-3000
80 Pine Street
New York, NY  10005
fabrams@cahill.com
Party name: Senator Mitch McConnell
 
Lawrence A. Anderson Attorney at Law PC(406) 727-8466
P.O. Box 2608
Great Falls, MT  59403
laalaw@me.com
Party name: Montana Trial Lawyers Association, et al.
 
Jan Witold Baran Wiley Rein, LLP(202) 719-7000
1776 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
jbaran@wileyrein.com
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
 
Ben T. Clements Clements & Pineault LLP(857) 445-0133
24 Federal Street
Boston, MA  02110
bclements@clementspineault.com
Party name: Free Speech for People, et al.
 
John M. Devaney Perkins Coie LLP(202) 654-6200
700 Thirteenth Street NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC  20005
jdevaney@perkinscoie.com
Party name: United States Representatives Robert Brady, et al.
 
Amy Poehling Eddy Bottomly Eddy & Sandler PLLP(406)-752-3303
1230 Whitefish Stage Road Suite 100
Kalispell, MT  59901
amyeddy@belawyers.com
Party name: Retired Justices of the Montana Supreme Court, et al.
 
Robert Hager 808 Nevada Street (507) 845-8938
Northfield, MN  55057
robhager@hotmail.com
Party name: Essential Information
 
Neal Kumar Katyal Hogan Lovells US LLP(202) 637-5528
555 Thirteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
neal.katyal@hoganlovells.com
Party name: United States Senators Sheldon Whitehouse, et al.
 
Carl J. Mayer Mayer Law Group LLC(212) 382-4686
1040 Avenue of the Americas
Suite 2400
New York, NY  10018
carlmayer@carlmayer.com
Party name: Eleventh Amendment Movement (TEAM)
 
Burt Neuborne 40 Washington Square South(212) 998-6172
New York, NY  10012
burt.neuborne@nyu.edu
Party name: Former Officials of the American Civil Liberties Union
 
Theodore B. Olson Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
tolson@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Citizens United
 
Paul S. Ryan The Campaign legal Center(202)-736-2200
215 E Street, NE
Washington, DC  20002
pryan@campaignlegalcenter
Party name: AARP, et al.
 
J. Adam Skaggs Brennan Center for Justice(212) 992-8331
N Y U School of Law
161 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY  10013
jadamskaggs@nyu.edu
Party name: Brennan Center for Justice at N.Y.U. School of Law, et al.
 
Barbara D. Underwood Solicitor General(212) 416-8016
Office of the Attorney General
120 Broadway, 25th Floor
New York, NY  10463
barbara.underwood@ag.ny.gov
Party name: New York, et al.
 
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: Former Federal Election Commission Officials, et al.
 
Kent A. Yalowitz Arnold & Porter LLP(212) 715-1000
399 Park Avenue
New York, NY  10022
Kent.Yalowitz@aporter.com
Party name: Walter Dellinger, and James Sample
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