Docket for 11-46
No. 11-46
Title:
Oren Adar, Individually and as Parent and Next Friend of J. C. A-S, a Minor, et al., Petitioners
v.
Darlene W. Smith, in Her Capacity as State Registrar and Director, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
Docketed:July 11, 2011
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(09-30036)
  Decision Date:April 12, 2011

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jul 11 2011 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 10, 2011)
Jul 14 2011 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 9, 2011.
Jul 18 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither patrty, received from counsel for the respondent.
Jul 19 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Aug 9 2011 Brief amici curiae of Professors of Law filed.
Aug 10 2011 Brief amici curiae of Support Center for Child Advocates, et al. filed.
Aug 10 2011 Brief amici curiae of Adoption and Children's Rights Organizations, Institutes, and Law Clinics filed.
Aug 10 2011 Brief amici curiae of Gary J. Gates, and Nan D. Hunter filed.
Aug 10 2011 Brief amici curiae of Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, et al. filed.
Aug 10 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.
Sep 9 2011 Brief of respondent Darlene W. Smith, in Her Capacity as State Registrar and Director, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals in opposition filed.
Sep 20 2011 Reply of petitioners Oren Adar, Individually and as Parent and Next Friend of J. C. A-S, et al. filed.
Sep 21 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 7, 2011.
Oct 11 2011 Petition DENIED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Paul M. Smith Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
    Counsel of Record1099 New York Avenue, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
psmith@jenner.com
Party name: Oren Adar, Individually and as Parent and Next Friend of J. C. A-S, et al.
Attorneys for Respondent:
Kyle Duncan Appellate Chief(225) 326-6716
    Counsel of Record Louisiana Department of Justice
P.O. Box 94005
Baton Rouge, LA  70804-9005
DuncanK@ag.state.la.us
Party name: Darlene W. Smith, in Her Capacity as State Registrar and Director, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
Other:
Alex V. Chachkes Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP(212) 506-5000
51 West 52nd Street
New York, NY  10019
Party name: Adoption and Children's Rights Organizations, Institutes, and Law Clinics
 
Jonathan Andrew Damon 1301 Avenue of the Americas(212) 259-8333
New York, NY  10019
jdamon@dl.com
Party name: Professors of Law
 
Joseph R. Guerra Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8000
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
jguerra@sidley.com
Party name: Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, et al.
 
Jennifer C. Pizer Williams Institute UCLA School of Law(310) 267-4382
405 Hilgard Avenue
Box 951476
Los Angeles, CA  90095
pizer@law.ucla.edu
Party name: Gary J. Gates, and Nan D. Hunter
 
Angela C. Vigil Baker & McKenzie LLP(305) 789-8904
Sabadell Financial Center
1111 Brickell Avenue, Suite 1700
Miami, FL  33131
angela.vigil@bakermckenzie.com
Party name: Support Center for Child Advocates, 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 Accountability Center