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Docket for 11-204
No. 11-204
Title:
Michael Shane Christopher, et al., Petitioners
v.
SmithKline Beecham Corporation, dba GlaxoSmithKline
Docketed:August 17, 2011
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(10-15257)
  Decision Date:February 14, 2011
  Rehearing Denied:May 17, 2011
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Aug 12 2011 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 16, 2011)
Aug 25 2011 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 17, 2011.
Oct 17 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
Oct 17 2011 Brief of respondent SmithKline Beecham Corporation, dba GlaxoSmithKline filed.
Oct 17 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed.
Oct 31 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2011.
Nov 28 2011 Petition GRANTED.
Jan 5 2012 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including January 30, 2012.
Jan 5 2012 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including March 19, 2012.
Jan 12 2012 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Jan 30 2012 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Jan 30 2012 Brief of petitioners Michael Shane Christopher, et al. filed.
Feb 3 2012 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, April 16, 2012
Feb 6 2012 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed.
Feb 6 2012 Brief amici curiae of National Employment Lawyers Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 6 2012 Brief amici curiae of Pharmaceutical Representatives filed.
Feb 6 2012 Brief amici curiae of Certified Class of Pharmaceutical Representatives from Johnson & Johnson filed.
Feb 6 2012 Brief amici curiae of Medical Professionals filed.
Feb 13 2012 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 9th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Feb 13 2012 Record from U.S.D.C. for the District of Arizona is electronic.
Feb 17 2012 CIRCULATED.
Feb 28 2012 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Mar 19 2012 Brief of respondent SmithKline Beecham Corporation, dba GlaxoSmithKline filed. (Distributed)
Mar 26 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Equal Employment Advisory Council filed. (Distributed)
Mar 26 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed. (Distributed)
Mar 26 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed. (Distributed)
Mar 26 2012 Brief amicus curiae of National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center filed. (Distributed)
Mar 26 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed. (Distributed)
Mar 26 2012 Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2012 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Apr 6 2012 Reply of petitioners Michael Shane Christopher, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 16 2012 Argued. For petitioners: Thomas C. Goldstein, Washington, D. C.; and Malcolm L. Stewart, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Paul D. Clement, Washington D. C.
May 25 2012 Letter from counsel for petitioners filed. (Distributed)
Jun 18 2012 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED Alito, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Kennedy, and Thomas, JJ., joined. Breyer, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Ginsburg, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined.
Jul 20 2012 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Thomas C. Goldstein Goldstein & Russell, P.C.(202) 362-0636
    Counsel of Record5225 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., Suite 404
Washington, DC  20015
tg@goldsteinrussell.com
Party name: Michael Shane Christopher, et al.
 
Michael R. Pruitt 40 North Center Street(480) 464-1111
Suite 200
Mesa, AZ  85201
mpruitt@jacksonwhitelaw.com
Party name: Michael Shane Christopher, et al.
Attorneys for Respondent:
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: SmithKline Beecham Corporation, dba GlaxoSmithKline
 
Neal D. Mollen Paul Hastings LLP(202) 551-1700
875 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC  20005
nealmollen@paulhastings.com
Party name: SmithKline Beecham Corporation, dba GlaxoSmithKline
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, et al.
 
Jeffrey S. Bucholtz King & Spalding LLP(202) 737-0500
1700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20006
jbucholtz@kslaw.com
Party name: Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
 
Aashish Y. Desai 8001 Irvine Center Dr., #1450 (949)-474-3004
Irvine, CA  92618
aashish@desai-law.com
Party name: Certified Class of Pharmaceutical Representatives from Johnson & Johnson
 
Michael R. DiChiara DiChiara Law Firm LLC(201)-746-0303
77 Market Street,Suite 2
Park Ridge, NJ  07656
michael@dichiarallc.com
Party name: Pharmaceutical Representatives
 
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
 
Kevin Michael Kraham Littler Mendelson PC(202)-423-2404
1150 17th Street, NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20036
KKraham@littler.com
Party name: National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center
 
Matthew W. Lampe Jones Day(212) 326-3939
222 East 41st Street
New York, NY  10017
mwlampe@jonesday.com
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
 
Paul W. Mollica Outten & Golden LLP(312) 263-0272
3 Park Avenue, 29th Floor
New York, NY  10016
pwmollica@outtengolden.com
Party name: National Employment Lawyers Association, et al.
 
Sarah M. Shalf Emory Law School (404) 712-4652
Supreme Court Advocacy Project
1301 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA  30322
sarah.shalf@emory.edu
Party name: Medical Professionals
 
Malcolm L. Stewart Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
malcolm.l.stewart@usdoj.gov
Party name: Michael Shane Christopher, et al. v. SmithKline Beecham Corporation, dba GlaxoSmithKline
 
Rae T. Vann Norris Tysse Lampley & Lakis LLP(202) 629-5600
1501 M Street, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC  20005
rvann@ntll.com
Party name: Equal Employment Advisory Council
 
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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