Docket for 11-45
No. 11-45
Title:
Michael B. Elgin, et al., Petitioners
v.
Department of the Treasury, et al.
Docketed:July 11, 2011
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  Case Nos.:(10-1302)
  Decision Date:April 8, 2011
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jul 7 2011 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 10, 2011)
Aug 2 2011 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 9, 2011.
Sep 9 2011 Brief of respondents Department of the Treasury, et al. in opposition filed.
Sep 20 2011 Reply of petitioners Michael B. Elgin, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 21 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 7, 2011.
Oct 11 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 14, 2011.
Oct 17 2011 Petition GRANTED.
Nov 22 2011 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including December 8, 2011.
Nov 22 2011 The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including January 17, 2012.
Dec 8 2011 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Dec 8 2011 Brief of petitioners Michael B. Elgin, et al. filed.
Dec 15 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Elaine Mittleman filed. (Distributed)
Dec 19 2011 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, February 27, 2012.
Dec 27 2011 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 1st Circuit. (1 box)
Dec 29 2011 Record received from U.S.D.C. for District of Massachusetts. (1 box)
Jan 3 2012 CIRCULATED.
Jan 17 2012 Brief of respondents Department of the Treasury, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 13 2012 Reply of petitioners Michael B. Elgin, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2012 Argued. For petitioners: Harvey A. Schwartz, Boston, Mass. For respondents: Eric J. Feigin, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.
Jun 11 2012 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Thomas, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Kennedy, Breyer, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Alito, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Ginsburg and Kagan, JJ., joined.
Jul 13 2012 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jul 17 2012 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for First Circuit.
Jul 17 2012 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for District of Massachusetts.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Harvey A. Schwartz Rodgers, Powers & Schwartz, LLP(617) 742-7010
    Counsel of Record18 Tremont Street
Boston, MA  02108
harvey@theemploymentlawyers.com
Party name: Michael B. Elgin, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
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: Department of the Treasury, et al.
 
Eric J. Feigin Assistant to the Solicitor General(202)-305-2452
Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC  20530
eric.feigin@usdoj.gov
Party name: Department of the Treasury, et al.
Other:
Elaine E. Mittleman 2040 Arch Drive(703) 734-0482
Falls Church, VA  22043
elainemittleman@msn.com
Party name: Elaine Mittleman