Docket for 11-1404
No. 11-1404
Title:
Vandroth Backus, et al., Appellants
v.
South Carolina, et al.
Docketed:May 22, 2012
Lower Ct:United States District Court for the District of South Carolina
  Case Nos.:(11-cv-03120-HFF-MBS-PMD)
  Decision Date:March 9, 2012

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
May 18 2012 Statement as to jurisdiction filed. (Response due June 21, 2012)
May 29 2012 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 20, 2012, for all appellees.
Jul 20 2012 Motion to dismiss or affirm filed by appellee Robert W. Harrell, Jr., in his capacity as Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives
Jul 21 2012 Letter of July 20, 2012, from counsel for appellee John E. Courson, in his capacity as President Pro Tempore of the Senate of the State of South Carolina, received.
Jul 26 2012 Letter of July 20, 2012, from counsel for appellees South Carolina, et al.
Aug 1 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2012.
Aug 10 2012 Reply of appellants Vandroth Backus, et al., Appellants filed. (Distributed)
Oct 1 2012 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED.
Nov 2 2012 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Appellants:
Richard A. Harpootlian Richard A. Harpootlian(803) 252-4848
    Counsel of Record1410 Laurel Street
Columbia, SC  29202
rah@harpootlianlaw.com
Party name: Vandroth Backus, et al., Appellants
Attorneys for Appellees:
James Emory Smith Jr. Assistant Deputy Attorney General(803) 734-3680
    Counsel of Record Rembert C. Dennis Building
Post Office Box 11549
Columbia, SC  29211-1549
AGESmith@scag.gov
Party name: South Carolina, et al.
 
Robert E. Stepp Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte(803)-929-1400
    Counsel of Record1310 Gadsden Street
P.O. Box 11449
Columbia, SC  29211
rstepp@sowellgray.com
Party name: Robert W. Harrell, Jr.
 
William W. Wilkins Nexsen Pruet, LLC(864) 370-2211
    Counsel of Record55 East Camperdown Way
Greenville, SC  29601
BWilkins@nexsenpruet.com
Party name: John E. Courson, in his capacity as President Pro Tempore of the Senate of the State of South Carolina