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Docket for 11-1347
No. 11-1347
Title:
Jeffrey Lee Chafin, Petitioner
v.
Lynne Hales Chafin
Docketed:May 9, 2012
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(11-15355-CC)
  Decision Date:February 6, 2012
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
May 7 2012 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 8, 2012)
Jun 8 2012 Brief of respondent Lynne Hales Chafin in opposition filed.
Jun 20 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2012.
Aug 13 2012 Petition GRANTED.
Sep 14 2012 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, December 5, 2012.
Sep 26 2012 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Sep 27 2012 Brief of petitioner Jeffrey Lee Chafin filed.
Oct 2 2012 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 11th Circuit. (1 box)
Oct 4 2012 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed.
Oct 4 2012 Proposal of the Solicitor General to lodge copies of a decision by the Constitutional Court of Spain, translated, which is cited to in their amicus curiae brief.
Oct 4 2012 Brief amicus curiae of National Center for Missing and Exploited Children filed.
Oct 17 2012 CIRCULATED.
Oct 22 2012 Record from U.S.D.C. for Northern District of Alabama is electronic.
Oct 29 2012 Brief of respondent Lynne Hales Chafin filed. (Distributed)
Oct 29 2012 Proposal of respondent to lodge copies of documents from the Sheriff Court of South Strathclyde, Dumfries & Galloway at Airdrie, Scotland, which are cited to in her brief, petitioner's and the brief of the United States.
Nov 5 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Centre for Family Law and Policy filed. (Distributed)
Nov 5 2012 Motion for divided argument filed by respondent Lynne Hales Chafin.
Nov 5 2012 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Nov 9 2012 Petitioner's opposition to motion of respondent for divided argument.
Nov 20 2012 Motion for divided argument filed by respondent DENIED.
Nov 20 2012 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Nov 21 2012 Reply of petitioner Jeffrey Lee Chafin filed. (Distributed)
Nov 29 2012 Proposal of respondent to lodge copies of the Notice of Intention to Defend in the Sheriff Court of South Strathclyde, Dumfries & Galloway at Airdrie, Scotland.
Nov 30 2012 Lodging approved. Twenty copies of a decision by the Constitutional Court of Spain from the Solicitor General received and distributed.
Nov 30 2012 Respondent's lodging proposals approved. Twenty copies each of documents from the Sheriff Court of South Strathclyde, Dumfries & Galloway at Airdrie, Scotland, and of the Notice of Intention to Defend in the Sheriff Court of South Strathclyde, Dumfries & Galloway at Airdrie, Scotland.
Dec 4 2012 Proposal to lodge copies of proceedings, in the Larbie v. Larbie case before the High Court of Justice Family Division, pursuant to a request of the UKCA under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International child Abduction filed.
Dec 5 2012 Argued. For petitioner: Michael E. Manely, Marietta, Ga.; and Nicole A. Saharsky, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Stephen J. Cullen, Washington, D. C.
Jan 23 2013 Letter and copy of the judgment issued by the English High Court of Justice Family Division in Larbie v. Larbie counsel for the respondent received and distributed.
Feb 19 2013 Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. Ginsburg, J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Scalia and Breyer, JJ., joined.
Mar 25 2013 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Apr 9 2013 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for 11th Circuit.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Michael E. Manely The Manely Firm, P.C.(770) 421-0808
    Counsel of Record7 Atlanta Street, Suite C
Marietta, GA  30060
tmf@allfamilylaw.com
Party name: Jeffrey Lee Chafin
Attorneys for Respondent:
Stephen J. Cullen Miles & Stockbridge P.C.(202) 465-8374
    Counsel of Record1801 K Street, NW, Suite 421L
Washington, DC  20006
scullen@milesstockbridge.com
Party name: Lynne Hales Chafin
Other:
Bruce A. Boyer Loyola University Chicago School of Law(312) 915-7940
25 East Pearson Street, Suite 1100
Chicago, IL  60611
bboyer@luc.edu
Party name: Centre for Family Law and Policy
 
Douglas Hallward-Driemeier Ropes & Gray LLP(202) 508-4600
One Metro Center
700 12th Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC  20005
Douglas.Hallward-Driemeier@ropesgray.com
Party name: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
 
Nicole A. Saharsky Assistant to the Solicitor General(202)-514-2201
950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: Jeffrey Lee Chafin v. Lynne Hales Chafin
 
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: the United States
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