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Docket for 11-345
No. 11-345
Title:
Abigail Noel Fisher, Petitioner
v.
University of Texas at Austin, et al.
Docketed:September 19, 2011
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(09-50822)
  Decision Date:January 18, 2011
  Rehearing Denied:June 17, 2011
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sep 15 2011 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 19, 2011)
Sep 27 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Oct 12 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents.
Oct 19 2011 Brief amici curiae of Gail Heriot, Peter Kirsanow, and Todd Gaziano, Commissioners filed.
Oct 19 2011 Brief amici curiae of California Association of Scholars,et al. filed.
Oct 19 2011 Brief amici curiae of Richard Sander, and Stuart Taylor, Jr. filed.
Oct 19 2011 Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Oct 19 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Asian American Legal Foundation filed.
Oct 19 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed.
Oct 31 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2011.
Oct 31 2011 Response Requested . (Due November 30, 2011)
Nov 8 2011 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 7, 2011.
Dec 7 2011 Brief of respondents University of Texas at Austin, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 20 2011 Reply of petitioner Abigail Noel Fisher filed.
Dec 21 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 13, 2012.
Jan 17 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 20, 2012.
Feb 3 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 17, 2012.
Feb 21 2012 Petition GRANTED. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Feb 22 2012 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents.
Mar 12 2012 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including May 21, 2012.
Mar 12 2012 The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including August 6, 2012.
May 1 2012 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the petitioner.
May 16 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Texas Association of Scholars filed.
May 21 2012 Joint appendix filed (with Supplemental volume). (Statement of costs filed)
May 21 2012 Brief of petitioner Abigail Noel Fisher filed.
May 24 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Individual Rights filed.
May 25 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed.
May 25 2012 Brief amicus curiae of The Honorable Allen B. West, Member of Congress and Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army (Ret.) filed.
May 29 2012 Brief amici curiae of California Association of Scholars, et al. filed.
May 29 2012 Brief amici curiae of Louis D.Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, et al. filed.
May 29 2012 Brief amici curiae of Richard Sander, and Stuart Taylor, Jr. filed.
May 29 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Gail Heriot, et al. filed.
May 29 2012 Brief amici curiae of Judicial Watch, Inc., et al. filed.
May 29 2012 Brief amici curiae of Asian American Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
May 29 2012 Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Rights Union filed.
May 29 2012 Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
May 29 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Equal Employment Advisory Council in support of neither party filed.
May 29 2012 Brief amici curiae of Abigail Thernstrom, et al. in support of neither party filed.
May 29 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc. filed.
May 29 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
May 29 2012 Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law and Justice filed.
May 29 2012 Brief amici curiae of Scholars of Economics and Statistics filed.
May 29 2012 Brief amici curiae of Current and Former Federal Civil Rights Officials filed.
Jul 13 2012 CIRCULATED.
Jul 23 2012 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Aug 1 2012 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 5th Circuit. (1 box)
Aug 2 2012 Record received from U.S.D.C. for Western District of Texas. (1 box)
Aug 6 2012 Brief of respondents University of Texas at Austin, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 8 2012 Brief amicus curiae of National Black Law Students Association filed. (Distributed)
Aug 9 2012 Brief amicus curiae of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill filed. (Distributed)
Aug 9 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Harvard Graduate School of Education Students for Diversity filed. (Distributed)
Aug 9 2012 Brief amici curiae of American Association for Affirmative Action filed. (Distributed)
Aug 9 2012 Brief amici curiae of American Social Science Researchers filed. (Distributed)
Aug 10 2012 Brief amici curiae of Emory Outlaw and Emory Latin American law Students Association filed. (Distributed)
Aug 10 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Anti-Defamation League filed. (Distributed)
Aug 10 2012 Brief amici curiae of Amherst, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 10 2012 Brief amici curiae of Human Rights Advocates, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 10 2012 Brief amici curiae of Fordham University, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Social and Organizational Psychologists filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Coalition of Bar Associations of Color filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Association of American Medical Colleges, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Former Student Body Presidents of University of Texas at Austin filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of 38 Current Members of the Texas State Senate and House of Representatives filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Ruben Hinojosa, member of Congress, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Distinguished Alumni of the University of Texas at Austin filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of National Women's Law Center, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Law School Admission Council filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of National Latino Organizations filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Fortune-100 and other leading American businesses filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Dean Robert Post and Dean Martha Minow filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Howard University School of Law Civil Rights Clinic filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Constitutional Law Scholars and Constitutional Accountability Center filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Basketball Coaches, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of 28 Undergraduate and Graduate Student Organizations within the University of California filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of New York, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Former Commissioners and General Counsel of the FCC, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Leading Public Research Universities filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Empirical Scholars filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of the Advancement Project filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of NAACP, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Teach for America, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of National League of Cities, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Houston Community College System filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Black Student Alliance at the University of Texas at Austin, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of American Council on Education, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of American Educational Research Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Members of Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Council for Minority Affairs at Texas A&M, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Society of American Law Teachers filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of California Institute of Technology, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Small Business Owners and Associations filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of American Jewish Committee, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of American Psychological Association filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Brown University, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Applachian State University, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of U.S. Senators Harry Reid, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of President and Chancellors of the University of California filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of New York State Bar Association filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Coalition of Black Male Achievement Initiatives filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Association of American Law Schools filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Boston Bar Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of College Board and the National School Boards Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of State of California filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Experimental Psychologists filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Dr. Robert D. Putnam filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Religious Organizations and Campus Ministries, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of National Education Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Liberties Union filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of David Boyle filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of United States Student Association filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Kimberly West -Faulcon filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Family of Heman Sweatt filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Lt. Gen. Julius Becton, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of United Negro College Fund filed. (Distributed)
Sep 5 2012 Reply of petitioner Abigail Noel Fisher filed. (Distributed)
Sep 25 2012 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
Oct 10 2012 Argued. For petitioner: Bert W. Rein, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Gregory G. Garre, Washington, D. C.; and Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Oct 11 2012 Proposal from counsel for the respondents to lodge copies of the 2008 ApplyTexas Application for Admission and the Common Application for Admission.
Oct 16 2012 Lodging proposal of respondent approved. 20 copies of the 2008 ApplyTexas Application for Admission, and the Common Application for Admission received and distributed.
Jun 24 2013 Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Thomas, Breyer, Alito, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Scalia, J., and Thomas, J., filed concurring opinions. Ginsburg, J., filed a dissenting opinion. Kagan, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.
Jul 26 2013 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Aug 16 2013 Record retuned to U.S.C.A. for 5th Circuit.
Aug 16 2013 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for Western District of Texas.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Bert W. Rein Wiley Rein LLP(202) 719-7000
    Counsel of Record1776 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
brein@wileyrein.com
Party name: Abigail Noel Fisher
Attorneys for Respondents:
Gregory G. Garre Latham & Watkins, LLP(202) 637-2207
    Counsel of Record555 11th Street, N.W.
Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20004
gregory.garre@lw.com
Party name: University of Texas at Austin, et al.
 
Jonathan F. Mitchell Solicitor General of Texas(512) 936-1695
Texas Attorney General's Office
P.O. Box 12548 (MC 059)
Austin, TX  78711-2548
jonathan.mitchell@oag.state.tx.us
Party name: University of Texas at Austin, et al.
Other:
Floyd Abrams Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP(212) 701-3000
80 Pine Street
New York, NY  10005
fabrams@cahill.com
Party name: Fordham University, et al.
 
Debo P. Adegbile NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.(212) 965-2249
99 Hudson Street, 16th Floor.
New York, NY  10013
dadegbile@naacpldf.org
Party name: Black Student Alliance at the University of Texas at Austin, et al.
 
Jonathan M. Albano Bingham McCutchen LLP(617) 951-8000
One Federal Street
Boston, MA  02110
jonathan.albano@bingham.com
Party name: Boston Bar Association, et al.
 
Angelo N. Ancheta Santa Clara University School of Law(408) 288-3580
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA  95053
aancheta@SCU.EDU
Party name: American Educational Research Association, et al.
 
Deborah N. Archer New York Law School Racial Justice Project(212)-431-2138
185 West Broadway
New York, NY  10013
deborah.archer@nyls.edu
Party name: National Black Law Students Association
 
Stuart Banner UCLA School of Law(310) 206-8506
Supreme Court Clinic
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA  90095
banner@law.ucla.edu
Party name: Experimental Psychologists
 
Laurel G. Bellows President(312) 988-5000
American Bar Association
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL  60054
abapresident@americanbar.org
Party name: American Bar Association
 
Brigida Benitez Steptoe & Johnson LLP(202) 429-3000
1330 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20036
bbenitez@steptoe.com
Party name: Dr. Robert D. Putnam
 
Lisa S. Blatt Arnold & Porter LLP(202) 942-5000
555 12th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
Lisa.Blatt@aporter.com
Party name: American Psychological Association
 
John Charles Boger The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill(919) 962-4417
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3380
jcboger@email.unc.edu
Party name: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 
David C. Boyle P.O. Box 15143 (734)-904-6132
Long Beach, CA  90815
dbo@boyleslaw.org
Party name: David Boyle
 
Mark Edward Brossman Schultle Roth & Zabel LLP(212) 756-2000
919 Third Avenue
New York, NY  10022
mark.brossman@srz.com
Party name: Society of American Law Teachers
 
C. Mitchell Brown Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP(803)-255-9595
1320 Main Street 17th Floor
Columbia, SC  29201
mitch.brown@nelsonmullins.com
Party name: College Board and the National School Boards Association, et al.
 
Sharon L. Browne Pacific Legal Foundation(916) 419-7111
930 G Street
Sacramento, CA  95814
slb@pacificlegal.org
Party name: Pacific Legal Foundation, et al.
 
Tomiko Brown-Nagin 1563 Massachusetts Ave. (617)-384-5982
Cambridge, MA  02138
tbrownnagin@law.harvard.edu
Party name: the Advacement Project
 
Anthony T. Caso Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence(714) 628-2666
c/o Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange, CA  92886
caso@chapman.edu
Party name: Gail Heriot, et al.
 
Jonathan M. Cohen Gilbert Oshinsky LLP(202) 772-2200
1100 New York Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC  20005
cohenj@gotofirm.com
Party name: Coalition of Bar Associations of Color
 
Monte Cooper Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP(650) 514-7400
1000 Marsh Road
Menlo Park, CA  94025
mcooper@orrick.com
Party name: 28 Undergraduate and Graduate Student Organizations within the University of Californioa
 
Antonette Benita Cordero 300 South Spring Street(213)-897-2039
Suite 1702
Los Angeles, CA  90013
antonette.cordero@doj.ca.gov
Party name: State of California
 
Constance De la Vega University of San Francisco School of Law(415) 422-2296
Frank C. Newman International Human Rights Law Clinic
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA  94117
delavega@usfca.edu
Party name: Human Rights Advocates, et al.
 
David W. DeBruin Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
1099 New York Avenue, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
ddebruin@jenner.com
Party name: Fortune-100 and other leading American businesses
 
J. Scott Detamore Mountain States Legal Foundation(303) 292-2021
2596 South Lewis Way
Lakewood, CO  80227
detamore@mountainstateslegal.com
Party name: Mountain States Legal Foundation
 
Ruthanne M. Deutsch Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP(202) 887-4000
1333 New Hampshire Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
rmdeutsch@akingump.com
Party name: Former Commissioners and General Counsel of the FCC, et al.
 
Robert Neil Driscoll Alston & Bird LLP(202) 756-3470
The Atlantic Building
950 F Street NW
Washington, DC  20004
Bob.Driscoll@alston.com
Party name: Abigail Thernstrom, et al.
 
Carey R. Dunne President, Assn.of the Bar of City of NY
42 West 44th Street
New York, NY  10036
Party name: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
 
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: California Association of Scholars,et al.
 
Gordon M. Fauth Jr. Litigation Law Group(510) 238-9610
1801 Clement Avenue
Suite 101
Oakland, CA  94501
gmf@classlitigation.com
Party name: Asian American Legal Foundation
 
Peter J. Ferrara 2011 Freedom Lane(703) 582-8466
Falls Church, VA  22043
peterferrara@msn.com
Party name: American Civil Rights Union
 
Aderson B. Francois Associate Professor of Law(202) 806-8065
Supervising Attorney Civil Rights Clinic
Howard University School of Law
2900 Van Ness Street NW
Washington, DC  20008
Afrancois@law.howard.edu
Party name: Howard University School of Law Civil Rights Clinic
 
Jonathan S. Franklin Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.(202) 662-0466
801 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
jonathan.franklin@nortonrosefullbright.com
Party name: Association of American Medical Colleges, et al.
 
David C. Frederick Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.(202) 326-7900
1615 M Street, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC  20036
dfrederick@khhte.com
Party name: Distinguished Alumni of the University of Texas at Austin
 
Liliana M. Garces 2129 G Street NW (202)-994-6160
Washington, DC  20052
lgarces@gwu.edu
Party name: American Social Science Researchers
 
Richard C. Godfrey Kirkland & Ellis LLP(312) 862-2000
300 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL  60654
richard.godfrey@kirkland.com
Party name: American Jewish Committee, et al.
 
Shannon Lee Goessling Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc.(770) 977-2131
2255 Sewell Mill Rd., Suite 320
Marietta, GA  30062
shannon@southeasternlegal.org
Party name: Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc.
 
Howard W. Goldstein Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, LLP(212) 859-8000
One New York Plaza
New York, NY  10004-1980
howard.goldstein@friedfrank.com
Party name: Anti-Defamation League
 
Steven D. Gordon Holland & Knight, LLP(202) 457-7038
2099 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC  20006
steven.gordon@hklaw.com
Party name: Ruben Hinojosa, member of Congress, et al.
 
Jonathan L. Greenblatt Shearman & Sterling LLP(202) 508-8000
801 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20004
jgreenblatt@shearman.com
Party name: United States Student Association
 
Alan Gura Gura & Possessky, PLLC(703) 835-9085
105 Oronoco Street
Suite 305
Alexandria, VA  22314
alan@gurapossessky.com
Party name: Louis D.Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, et al.
 
Jonathan D. Hacker O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5300
1625 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
jhacker@omm.com
Party name: Law School Admission Council
 
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: California Institute of Technology, et al.
 
Melissa Hart White Center for the Study of(303) 735-6344
American Constitutional Law
University of Colorado Law School
Wolf Law Building
UCB 401
Boulder, CO  80309
Melissa.hart@colorado.edu
Party name: Council for Minority Affairs at Texas A&M, et al.
 
David G. Hinojosa 110 Broadway Suite 300(210)-224-5476
San Antonio, TX  78205
dhinojosa@maldef.org
Party name: National Latino Organizations
 
Allyson N. Ho Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP(713) 890-5000
1000 Louisiana Street, Suite 4000
Houston, TX  77002
aho@morganlewis.com
Party name: Reeligious Organizations and Campus Ministries, et al.
 
Janet Pitterle Holt 738 West Glebe Road (703) 684-6102
Alexandria, VA  22305
jpholt@msn.com
Party name: Teach for America, Inc.
 
Meriem L. Hubbard Pacific Legal Foundation(916) 419-7111
930 G Street
Sacramento, CA  95814
mlh@pacificlegal.org
Party name: Pacific Legal Foundation, et al.
 
Erik S. Jaffe Erik S. Jaffe, P.C.(202) 237-8165
5101 34th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20008
jaffe@esjpc.com
Party name: Asian American Legal Foundation, et al.
 
Pamela S. Karlan Stanford Law School(650) 725-4851
Supreme Court Litigation Clinic
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA  94305-8610
karlan@stanford.edu
Party name: Association of American Law Schools
 
Kim M. Keenan NAACP Legal Department(410) 580-5797
4805 Mount Hope Drive
Baltimore, ME  20006
kkeenan@naacpnet.org
Party name: NAACP, et al.
 
Shelley J. Klein Center for Institutional and Social Change(212) 854-0062
Columbia Law School
435 West 116th St.
New York, NY  10027
shelley.klein@law.columbia.edu
Party name: National League of Cities, et al.
 
Kenneth Alan Klukowski Liberty University School of Law(434) 592-5300
1971 University Blvd.
Lynchburg, VT  20001-3729
kklukowski@liberty.edu
Party name: Scholars of Economics and Statistics
 
E. Richard Larson 3370 Deronda Drive(323) 464-0657
Los Angeles, CA  90068
erljr@roadrunner.com
Party name: Kimberly West -Faulcon
 
Thomas S. Leatherbury Vinson & Elkins LLP(214) 320-7700
Trammel Crow Center
2001 Ross Avenue, Suite 3700
Dallas, TX  75201
tleatherbury@velaw.com
Party name: Empirical Scholars
 
Bill Lann Lee Lewis Feinberg Lee Renaker & Jackson(510) 839-6824
476 9th St.
Oakland, CA  94607
blee@lewisfeinberg.com
Party name: Members of Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, et al.
 
Eric L. Lewis Lewis Baach PLLC(202) 833-8900
1899 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC  20006
eric.lewis@lewisbaach.com
Party name: 38 Current Members of the Texas State Senate and House of Representatives
 
Gene L. Locke Andrews & Kurth LLP(713) 220-4200
600 Travis St., Suite 4200
Houston, TX  77002
Party name: Houston Community College System
 
Joel C. Mandelman 2540 South Walter Reed Drive(703) 578-6457
Suite D
Arlington, VA  22206
joelcm1947@gmail.com
Party name: Texas Association of Scholars
 
Deanne E. Maynard Morrison & Foerster LLP(202) 887-8740
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
DMaynard@mofo.com
Party name: Leading Public Research Universities
 
Steven Scott Michaels Debevoise & Plimpton LLP(212) 909-6000
919 Third Avenue
New York, NY  10022
ssmichaels@debevoise.com
Party name: Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, et al.
 
Martin Michaelson Hogan & Lovells US LLP(202) 637-5600
555 Thirteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20004
martin.michaelson@hoganlovells.com
Party name: American Council on Education, et al.
 
Mitchell Y. Mirviss Venable LLP(410) 244-7400
750 East Pratt Street, Suite 900
Baltimore, MD  21202
mymirviss@venable.com
Party name: U.S. Senators Harry Reid, et al.
 
Alice M. O'Brien National Education Association(202) 822-7035
1201 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
aobrien@nea.org
Party name: National Education Association, et al.
 
Paul J. Orfanedes Judicial Watch, Inc.(202) 646-5172
425 Third Street, S.W., Suite 800
Washington, DC  20024
porfanedes@judicialwatch.org
Party name: Judicial Watch, Inc., et al.
 
Michael H. Park Dechert LLP(212) 698-3530
1095 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY  10036
michael.park@dechert.com
Party name: Current and jFormer Federal Civil Rights Officials
 
Dennis D. Parker American Civil Liberties Union Foundation(212) 549-2500
125 Broad Street
New York, NY  10004
dparker@aclu.org
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union
 
Eva Jefferson Paterson Equal Justice Society(415) 288-8700
1999 Harrison Street
Suite 800
Oakland, CA  94612
epaterson@equaljusticesociety.org
Party name: Social and Organizational Psychologists
 
Terence John Pell Center for Individual Rights(202) 833-8400
1233 20th Street, N.W. Suite 300
Washington, DC  20036
pell@cir-usa.org
Party name: Center for Individual Rights
 
Bradley S. Phillips Munger Tolles & Olson LLP(213) 683-9100
355 South Grand Avenue, 35th Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90071-1560
brad.phillips@mto.com
Party name: Lawyers' Comittee for Civil Rights Under Law, et al.
 
Carter G. Phillips Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8270
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cphillips@sidley.com
Party name: Dean Robert Post and Dean Martha Minow
 
Andrew J. Pincus Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006-1101
apincus@mayerbrown.com
Party name: National Women's Law Center, et al.
 
R. Lawrence Purdy 5900 West 70th Street (612) 672-8361
Minneapolis, MN  55439
lpurdy1968@gmail.com
Party name: The Honorable Allen B. West, Member of Congress and Lieutenant Colonel, United States Arym (Ret.)
 
Tracie Nichole Ransom Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, LLP(614)-227-2135
41 South High Street Suite 2900
Columbus, OH  43215
transom@porterwright.com
Party name: Coalition of Black Male Achievement Initiatives
 
Felicia Reid Curiale Delavverson Hirschfeld Kraemer & Sloan, LLP(415) 835-9000
727 Sansome Street
San Francisco, CA  94111
freid@chklawyers.com
Party name: Former Student Body Presidents of University of Texas at Austin
 
David B. Rivkin Jr. Baker & Hostetler LLP(202) 861-1731
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20036
drivkin@bakerlaw.com
Party name: Cato Institute
 
Theodore Whitman Ruger 3400 Chestnut Street (267)-546-7718
Philadelphia, PA  19104
truger@law.upenn.edu
Party name: National Association of Basketball Coaches, et al.
 
Philippa Milane Scarlett Kirkland & Ellis LLP(212)-446-4686
601 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY  10022
Party name: Lt. Gen. Julius Becton, et al.
 
David M. Schraver Nixon Peabody LLP(585) 263-1000
1300 Clinton Square
Rochester, NY  14604-1792
dschraver@nixonpeabody.com
Party name: New York State Bar Association
 
Ethan P. Schulman Crowell & Moring LLP(415) 986-2800
275 Battery Street, 23rd Floor
San Francisco, CA  94111
eschulman@crowell.com
Party name: President and Chancellors of the University of California
 
Marilynn Louise Schuyler Schuyler Affirmative Action Practice(202) 349-1699
1629 K Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC  20004
schuyler@schuylerAPP.com
Party name: American Association for Affirmative Action
 
David Eric Schwartz Skadden Arps Stae Meagher & Flom LLP(212)-735-2473
Four Times Square
New York, NY  10036-6522
david.schwartz@skadden.com
Party name: United Negro College Fund
 
Jay Alan Sekulow American Center for Law & Justice(202) 546-8890
201 Maryland Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC  20002
sekulow@aclj.org
Party name: American Center for Law and Justice
 
Joseph M. Sellers Cohen Milstein Hausfeld & Toll PLLC(202) 408-4600
1100 New York Avenue, NW
Suite 500 - West Tower
Washington, DC  20005
jsellers@cohenmilstein.com
Party name: Small Business Owners and Associations
 
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: Emory Outlaw and Emory Latin American law Students Association
 
Matthew P. Shaw P.O. Box 380484(917)-399-7599
Cambridge, MA  02238-0484
matthew_shaw@mail.harvard.edu
Party name: Harvard Graduate School of Education Students for Diversity
 
Charles S. Sims Proskauer Rose LLP(212) 969-3950
Eleven Times Square
New York, NY  10036
csims@proskauer.com
Party name: Amherst, et al.
 
Stuart S. Taylor Jr. 3911 Jocelyn St. NW (202)-966-0677
Washington, DC  20015
stuarttaylorjr@gmail.com
Party name: Richard Sander, and Stuart Taylor, Jr
 
Robert E. Toone Jr. Foley Hoag LLP(617) 832-1242
155 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA  02110
rtoone@foleyhoag.com
Party name: Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, 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.
 
G. Allan Van Fleet McDermott Will & Emery LLP(713) 653-1703
1000 Louisiana, suite 3900
Houston, TX
avanfleet@mwe.com
Party name: Family of Heman Sweatt
 
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 Empoyment Adversary 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
 
George B. Washington Scheff, Washington & Driver, P.C.(313) 963-1921
645 Griswold Street
Suite 1817
Detroit, MI  48226
scheff@ameritech.net
Party name: Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, et al.
 
Kim M. Watterson Reed Smith, LLP(412) 288-3131
Reed Smith Centre, 225 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15222-2716
kwatterson@reedsmith.com
Party name: Applachian State University, 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: Brown University, et al.
 
Elizabeth B. Wydra Constitutional Accountability Center(202) 296-6889
1200 18th St., N.W., Suite 501
Washington, DC  20036
elizabeth@theusconstitution.org
Party name: Constitutional Law Scholars and Constitutional Accountability Center
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