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Docket for 11-210
No. 11-210
Title:
United States, Petitioner
v.
Xavier Alvarez
Docketed:August 18, 2011
Linked with 10A1199
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(08-50345)
  Decision Date:August 17, 2010
  Rehearing Denied:March 21, 2011
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jun 8 2011 Application (10A1199) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 19, 2011 to July 19, 2011, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Jun 17 2011 Application (10A1199) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until July 19, 2011.
Jul 8 2011 Application (10A1199) to extend further the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 19, 2011 to August 18, 2011, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Jul 14 2011 Application (10A1199) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until August 18, 2011.
Aug 18 2011 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 19, 2011)
Sep 16 2011 Brief of respondent Xavier Alvarez in opposition filed.
Sep 16 2011 Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Xavier Alvarez.
Sep 28 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 14, 2011.
Sep 29 2011 Reply of petitioner United States filed. (Distributed)
Oct 17 2011 Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Oct 17 2011 Petition GRANTED.
Dec 1 2011 Joint appendix filed.
Dec 1 2011 Brief of petitioner United States filed.
Dec 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of Professors Eugene Volokh and James Weinstein filed.
Dec 8 2011 Brief amici curiae of Texas, et al. filed.
Dec 8 2011 Brief amici curiae of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, et al. filed.
Dec 8 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation filed.
Dec 8 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Intellectual Property Clinic of the University of New Hampshire filed.
Dec 8 2011 Brief amicus curiae of The American Legion filed.
Dec 8 2011 Brief amici curiae of Legion of Valor of the United States, et al. filed.
Dec 15 2011 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including January 13, 2012.
Dec 19 2011 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, February 22, 2012.
Dec 23 2011 Record received from U.S.C.A. for the 9th Circuit. (1envelope)
Dec 23 2011 The record from U.S.D.C. for District Court for the Central District of California is electronic.
Jan 3 2012 CIRCULATED.
Jan 13 2012 Brief of respondent Xavier Alvarez filed. (Distributed)
Jan 18 2012 Sealed record from U.S.D.C. for Central District of California.
Jan 19 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Jonathan D. Varat filed. (Distributed)
Jan 19 2012 Brief amici curiae of American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 20 2012 Brief amici curiae of Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 20 2012 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed. (Distributed)
Jan 20 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression filed. (Distributed)
Jan 20 2012 Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 20 2012 Brief amicus curiae of First Amendment Coalition filed. (Distributed)
Jan 27 2012 Brief amicus curiae of First Amendment Lawyers Association filed. (Distributed)
Feb 13 2012 Reply of petitioner United States filed. (Distributed)
Feb 22 2012 Argued. For petitioner: Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Jonathan D. Libby, Deputy Federal Public Defender, Los Angeles, Cal.
Jun 28 2012 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Kennedy, J., announced the judgment of the Court and delivered an opinion, in which Roberts, C. J., and Ginsburg and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Breyer, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, in which Kagan, J., joined. Alito, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Scalia and Thomas, JJ., joined.
Jul 30 2012 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jul 31 2012 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for Central District of California.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
    Counsel of Record United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States
Attorneys for Respondent:
Jonathan D. Libby Deputy Federal Public Defender(213) 894-2905
    Counsel of Record Office of the Public Defender
321 East 2nd Street
Los Angeles, CA  90012
Jonathan_Libby@fd.org
Party name: Xavier Alvarez
Other:
Kevin N. Ainsworth Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC(212)-692-6745
666 Third Avenue
New York, NY  10017
kainsworth@mintz.com
Party name: Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation
 
Michael A. Bamberger Dentons US LLP(212) 768-6700
1221 Ave. of the Americas
New York, NY  10020
michael.bamberger@dentons.com
Party name: American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression, et al.
 
Robert L. Corn-Revere Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP(202) 973-4200
1919 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 800
Washington, DC  20006-3401
bobcornrevere@dwt.com
Party name: Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, et al.
 
Arthur C. D'Andrea Assistant Solicitor General(512) 936-1700
Texas Attorney General's Office
P. O. Box 12548 MC059
Austin, TX  78711
arthur.dandrea@oag.state.tx.us
Party name: Texas, et al.
 
John M. Greabe University of New Hampshire(603)-746-6138
School of Law
2 White Street
Concord, NH  03301
John.Greabe@law.unh.edu
Party name: Intellectual Property Clinic of the University of New Hampshire
 
Jameel Jaffer American Civil Liberties Union Foundation(212) 549-2500
125 Broad Street
New York, NY  10004
jjaffer@aclu.org
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union, et al.
 
Jean-Paul Jassy Bostwick & Jassy LLP(310) 979-6059
12400 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA  90025
jpjassy@bostwickjassy.com
Party name: First Amendment Coalition
 
Reed Lee 70 West Madison Street, Suite 3700(312) 558-6427
Chicago, IL  60602
reedlee@strictscrutiny.net
Party name: First Amendment Lawyers Association
 
Cary B. Lerman Munger Tolles & Olson LLP(213) 683-9163
355 South Grand Avenue 35th Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90071-1560
Party name: Professor Jonathan D. Varat
 
Michael T. Morley 223 Pawnee Rd.(850) 778-3883
Cranford, NJ  07016
michaelmorleyesq@ hotmail.com
Party name: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, et al.
 
Michael V. Schafler 1000 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 600(213)-629-9040
Los Angeles, CA  90017
schafler@caldwell-leslie.com
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
 
Kent S. Scheidegger Criminal Justice Legal Foundation(916) 446-0345
2131 L Street
Sacramento, CA  95816
brfs@cjlf.org
Party name: Legion of Valor of the United States, et al.
 
Aaron M. Streett Baker Botts L.L.P.(713) 229-1234
One Shell Plaza, 910 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX  77002-4995
aaron.streett@bakerbotts.com
Party name: The American Legion
 
Eugene Volokh UCLA School of Law(310) 206-3926
405 Hilgard Ave.
Los Angeles, CA  90095
volokh@law.ucla.edu
Party name: Professors Eugene Volokh, and James Weinstein
 
J. Joshua Wheeler Thomas Jefferson Center for Protection of Free Expression(434) 295-4784
400 Worrell Drive
Charlottesville, VA  22911
jjw@tjcenter.org
Party name: Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression
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