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Docket for 11-347
No. 11-347
Vide 11-338
Title:
Georgia-Pacific West, Inc., et al., Petitioners
v.
Northwest Environmental Defense Center
Docketed:September 19, 2011
Linked with 11A156
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(07-35266)
  Decision Date:May 17, 2011
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jul 29 2011 Application (11A156) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 15, 2011 to September 14, 2011, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Aug 4 2011 Application (11A156) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until September 14, 2011.
Sep 13 2011 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 19, 2011)
Sep 22 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of netiher party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Sep 22 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of ether party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent. VIDED.
Sep 30 2011 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 18, 2011.
Oct 12 2011 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Counties, et al. filed. VIDED.
Oct 14 2011 Brief amici curiae of Alabama Forestry Association, et al. filed. VIDED.
Oct 14 2011 Brief amici curiae of Arkansas, et al. filed. VIDED.
Oct 17 2011 Brief amici curiae of National Alliance of Forest Owners, et al. filed. VIDED.
Oct 17 2011 Brief amici curiae of American Forest Resource Council, et al. filed. VIDED.
Nov 10 2011 Brief of respondent Northwest Environmental Defense Center in opposition filed. VIDED.
Nov 22 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 9, 2011.
Nov 22 2011 Reply of petitioners Georgia-Pacific West, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 12 2011 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States. Justice Breyer took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
May 24 2012 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. VIDED,
Jun 4 2012 Supplemental brief of respondent Northwest Environmental Defense Center filed. VIDED.
Jun 5 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 21, 2012.
Jun 5 2012 Supplemental brief of petitioners Georgia-Pacific West, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 25 2012 Petition GRANTED The petition for a writ of certiorari in No. 11-338 is granted. The cases are consolidated and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. Justice Breyer took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Jul 12 2012 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' briefs on the merits is extended to and including August 21, 2012. VIDED.
Jul 12 2012 The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including October 2, 2012. VIDED.
Jul 18 2012 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondent. VIDED.
Jul 19 2012 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Jul 25 2012 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' briefs on the merits is further extended to and including August 28, 2012. VIDED
Jul 25 2012 The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is further extended to and including October 16, 2012. VIDED
Aug 22 2012 Brief amici curiae of Association of Oregon Counties, et al. filed. VIDED.
Aug 28 2012 Brief of petitioners Georgia-Pacific West, Inc., et al. filed.
Aug 28 2012 Joint appendix filed. (Jt. Appendix in 2 volumes) VIDED. (Statement of costs received.)
Aug 28 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Ruffed Grouse Society filed. VIDED.
Aug 29 2012 Brief amici curiae of American Forest Resource Council, et al. filed. VIDED.
Aug 30 2012 Brief amici curiae of National Governors Association, et al. filed. VIDED.
Sep 4 2012 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. VIDED.
Sep 4 2012 Brief amicus curiae of National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center filed.
Sep 4 2012 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed. VIDED.
Sep 4 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed. VIDED.
Sep 4 2012 Brief amici curiae of Arkansas, et al. filed. VIDED.
Sep 4 2012 Brief amici curiae of National Alliance of Forest Owners, et al. filed. VIDED.
Sep 4 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Sep 4 2012 Brief amici curiae of Society of American Foresters, et al. filed. VIDED.
Sep 4 2012 Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, et al. filed. VIDED.
Sep 4 2012 Brief amici curiae of American Farm Bureau Federation, et al. filed.
Sep 14 2012 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, December 3, 2012.
Oct 16 2012 Brief of respondents Northwest Environmental Defense Center, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 17 2012 CIRCULATED.
Oct 17 2012 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed. VIDED.
Oct 23 2012 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors on Section 1369(b) Jurisdiction filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 23 2012 Brief amici curiae of Western Division of the American Fisheries Society, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 23 2012 Brief amici curiae of Robert Wayland, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 23 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Dr. Kevin Boston filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 23 2012 Brief amici curiae of Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 23 2012 Brief amici curiae of Environmental Protection Information Center, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 23 2012 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors on the Propriety of Administrative Deference filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 23 2012 Brief amici curiae of Northwest Environmental Advocates, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 30 2012 Letter dated October 30, 2012, with attached Eleventh Circuit Decision, received from counsel for respondent Northwest Environmental Defense Center. Filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Nov 13 2012 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED. Justice Breyer took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
Nov 14 2012 Reply of petitioners Georgia-Pacific West, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 30 2012 Letter from counsel for petitioners Georgia-Pacific West, Inc., et al., received and distributed. VIDED
Dec 3 2012 Argued. For petitioners: Timothy S. Bishop, Chicago, Ill.; and Malcolm L. Stewart, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Jeffrey L. Fisher, Stanford, Cal.
Jan 8 2013 The motion of petitioners in No. 11-338 for leave to file a supplemental brief after argument is granted. The other parties to these cases and the Solicitor General may file supplemental briefs, not to exceed 3,000 words each, addressing the effect of the Environmental Protection Agency´┐Żs amendment to its stormwater-discharge rule on or before Tuesday, January 22, 2013. Justice Breyer took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion. VIDED
Jan 22 2013 Supplemental brief of respondent Northwest Environmental Defense Center filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 22 2013 Supplemental brief of petitioners Georgia-Pacific West, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 22 2013 Supplemental brief of the United States filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 20 2013 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Thomas, Ginsburg, Alito, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined, and in which Scalia, J., joined as to Parts I and II. Roberts, C. J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Alito, J., joined. Scalia, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part. Justice Breyer took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Apr 22 2013 JUDGMENT ISSUED



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
James E. Nutt 3301 Gun Club Road(561) 682-6253
    Counsel of RecordWest Palm Beach, FL  33401
jnutt@sfwmd.gov
Party name: Georgia-Pacific West, Inc., et al.
Attorneys for Respondent:
Jeffrey L. Fisher Stanford Law School, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic(650) 724-7081
    Counsel of Record559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA  94305-8610
jlfisher@law.stanford.edu
Party name: Northwest Environmental Defense Center
 
Paul A. Kampmeier Washington Forest Law Center(206)-223-4088
615 Second Avenue, Suite 360
Seattle, WA  98104
pkampmeier@wflc.org
Party name: Northwest Environmental Defense Center
 
Christopher G. Winter Crag Law Center(503)-525-2725
917 SW Oak Street, Suite 417
Portland, OR  97205
chris@crag.org
Party name: Northwest Environmental Defense Center
Other:
Virginia S. Albrecht Hunton & Williams LLP(202) 955-1500
2200 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20037
valbrecht@hunton.com
Party name: Society of American Foresters, et al.
 
Kristen L. Boyles 705 Second Avenue Suite 203(206) 343-7340
Seattle, WA  98104
kboyles@earthjustice.org
Party name: Western Division of the American Fisheries Society, et al.
 
James S. Coon 820 SW Second Ave., Suite 200(503) 228-5222
Portland, OR  97204
jcoon@stc-law.com
Party name: Northwest Environmental Advocates, et al.
 
Clifton S. Elgarten Crowell & Moring LLC(202) 624-2500
1001 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
CElgarten@crowell.com
Party name: National Alliance of Forest Owners, et al.
 
Robert R. Gasaway Kirkland & Ellis LLP(202) 879-5000
655 Fifteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20005
robert.gasaway@kirkland.com
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
 
Eric R. Glitzenstein Meyer Glitzenstein & Crystal(202) 588-5206
1601 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC  20009
eglitsenstein@meyerglitz.com
Party name: Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations, et al.
 
Shaun Alaric Goho Harvard Law School(617) 496-2058
6 Everett St., Suite 4119
Cambridge, MA  02138
sgoho@law.harvard.edu
Party name: Dr. Kevin Boston
 
Christopher T. Handman Hogan Lovells US LLP(202) 637-5719
555 Thirteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
chris.handman@hoganlovells.com
Party name: American Farm Bureau Federation, et al.
 
Karen R. Harned NFIB Small Business Legal Center(202) 314-2048
1201 F Street, N.W. Suite 200
Washington, DC  20004
Karen.Harned@NFIB.org
Party name: National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center
 
M. Reed Hopper Pacific Legal Foundation(916) 419-7111
930 G Street
Sacramento, CA  95814
mrh@pacificlegal.org
Party name: Pacific Legal Foundation, et al.
 
Scott W. Horngren American Forest Resource Council(503)-222-9505
5100 SW Macadam
Suite 350
Portland, OR  97239
shorngren@amforest.org
Party name: American Forest Resource Council, et al.
 
Kendra Akin Jones 323 Center Street Suite 400(501) 682-7383
Little Rock, AR  72201
kendra.jones@arkansasag.gov
Party name: Arkansas, et al.
 
Kendra Akin Jones Assistant Attorney General(501)-682-7383
Office of Arkansas Attorney General
323 Center Street, Suite 200
Little Rock, AR  72201
Kendra.jones@arkansasag.gov
Party name: Arkansas, et al.
 
Sanne Hjarno Knudsen William H. Gates Hall Box 353020(206)-221-7443
Seattle, WA  98195-3020
sknudsen@u.washington.edu
Party name: Law Professors
 
Allison Michelle LaPlante Lewis & Clark Law School, Earthrise Law Center(503)-768-6894
10015 S.W. Terwilliger Boulevard
Portland, OR  97219
laplante@lclark.edu
Party name: law professors on Section 1369(b) jurisdiction
 
Steven J. Lechner Mountain States Legal Foundation(303) 292-2021
2596 South Lewis Way
Lakewood, CO  80227
lechner@mountainstateslegal.com
Party name: Mountain States Legal Foundation
 
Michael R. Lozeau Lozeau Drury LLP(510) 836-4200
410 12th Street, Suite 250
Oakland, CA  94607
michael@lozeaudrury.com
Party name: Environmental Protection Information Center, et al.
 
Brian J. Murray Jones Day(312) 782-3939
77 West Wacker Dr., Suite 3500
Chicago, IL  60601
bjmurray@jonesday.com
Party name: Law Professors
 
Malcolm L. Stewart Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
malcolm.l.stewart@usjoj.gov
Party name: Georgia-Pacific West, Inc., et al. v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center, et al.
 
Stephanie Tai University of Wisconsin Law School(608) 890-1236
975 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI  53706
tai2@wisc.edu
Party name: Robert Wayland, et al.
 
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: United States
 
Roderick E. Walston Best Best & Krieger LLP(925) 977-3300
2001 North Main Street
Suite 390
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
roderick.walston@bbklaw.com
Party name: National Governors Association, et al.
 
Ryan L. Woody Matthiesen Wickert & Lehrer(262)-673-7850
111 E. Sumner Street
Hartford, WI  53027
rwoody@mwl-law.com
Party name: Ruffed Grouse Society
 
Ronald S. Yockim Law Offices of Ronald S. Yockim(541) 957-5900
430 S.E. Main Street
Roseburg, OR  97470
ryockim@yockimlaw.com
Party name: Association of Oregon Counties, et al.
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