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Docket for 11-460
No. 11-460
Title:
Los Angeles County Flood Control District, Petitioner
v.
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., et al.
Docketed:October 13, 2011
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(10-56017)
  Decision Date:July 13, 2011
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 11 2011 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 14, 2011)
Nov 3 2011 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 14, 2011.
Nov 11 2011 Brief amici curiae of League of California Cities, et al. filed.
Nov 14 2011 Brief amicus curiae of California Stormwater Quality Association filed.
Nov 14 2011 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies filed.
Nov 14 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Florida Stormwater Association filed.
Dec 14 2011 Brief of respondents Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 27 2011 Reply of petitioner Los Angeles County Flood Control District filed. (Distributed)
Dec 28 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 13, 2012.
Jan 17 2012 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 23 2012 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 1 2012 Supplemental brief of respondents Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., et al. filed.
Jun 4 2012 Supplemental brief of petitioner Los Angeles County Flood Control District filed.
Jun 5 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 21, 2012.
Jun 25 2012 Petition GRANTED limited to Question 2 presented by the petition.
Jul 11 2012 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 16, 2012.
Jul 11 2012 The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including October 15, 2012.
Aug 10 2012 The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is further extended to and including October 29, 2012.
Aug 10 2012 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is further extended to and including September 6, 2012.
Aug 24 2012 Brief amici curiae of National Governors Association, et al. filed.
Sep 5 2012 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the respondents.
Sep 6 2012 Joint appendix (2 volumes) filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Sep 6 2012 Brief of petitioner Los Angeles County Flood Control District filed.
Sep 11 2012 Brief amici curiae of City of New York, et al. filed.
Sep 12 2012 Brief amici curiae of Nationwide Public Projects Coalition, et al. filed.
Sep 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of United States in support of neither party filed.
Sep 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Home Builders filed.
Sep 13 2012 Consent to the filing of timely amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Sep 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of League of California Cities, et al. filed.
Sep 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of National Hydropower Association, et al. filed.
Sep 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Western Coalition of Arid States filed.
Sep 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of Western Urban Water Coalition, et al. filed.
Sep 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority filed.
Sep 13 2012 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies, et al. filed.
Sep 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of International Municipal Lawyers Association filed.
Sep 14 2012 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, December 4, 2012.
Sep 28 2012 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 9th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Sep 28 2012 Record from U.S.D.C. for Central District of California is electronic.
Oct 17 2012 CIRCULATED.
Oct 29 2012 Brief of respondents Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2012 Brief amici curiae of National Wildlife Federation, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Friends of the Everglades filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Dr. Linwood Pendleton filed. (Distributed)
Nov 5 2012 Brief amici curiae of Professors on the "Addition of a Pollutant" Question filed. (Distributed)
Nov 5 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Heal the Bay filed. (Distributed)
Nov 5 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Derek B. Booth filed. (Distributed)
Nov 5 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Douglas Emmett, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 5 2012 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors on deference to permit terms filed. (Distributed)
Nov 5 2012 Brief amici curiae of Friends of the Los Angeles River, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 5 2012 Brief amici curiae of Alexandria Boehm, Ph.D., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 5 2012 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Nov 20 2012 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Nov 21 2012 Reply of petitioner Los Angeles County Flood Control District filed. (Distributed)
Nov 28 2012 Letter from counsel for respondents' citing additional authority filed and distributed.
Dec 4 2012 Argued. For petitioner: Timothy T. Coates, Los Angeles, Cal. For United States, as amicus curiae: Pratik A. Shah, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Aaron Colangelo, Washington, D. C.
Jan 8 2013 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Alito, J., concurred in the judgment.
Feb 11 2013 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Timothy T. Coates Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland LLP(310) 859-7811
    Counsel of Record5900 Wilshire Blvd., 12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90036
tcoates@gmsr.com
Party name: Los Angeles County Flood Control District
Attorneys for Respondents:
Aaron Colangelo Natural Resources Defense Council(202)-289-2376
    Counsel of Record1152 15th Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC  20005
acolangelo@nrdc.org
Party name: Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., et al.
Other:
Lawrence S. Bazel Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP(415) 402-2700
155 Sansome Street
Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA  94104
lbazel@briscoelaw.net
Party name: Western Coalition of Arid States
 
David W. Burchmore Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP(216) 479-8500
4900 key Tower
127 Public Square
Cleveland, OH  44114
david.burchmore@ssd.com
Party name: National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies
 
Michael A. Cardozo Corporation Counsel of the City of New York(212) 356-2500
100 Church Street
New York,, NY  10007
lkoerner@law.nyc.gov
Party name: City of New York, et al.
 
Karl S. Coplan Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic(914) 422-4343
78 North Broadway
White Plains, NY  10603
kcoplan@law.pace.edu
Party name: National Wildlife Federation, et al.
 
James Murphy Dowd 350 S. Grand Avenue Suite 2100(213)-443-5309
Los Angeles, CA  90071
james.dowd@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Heal the Bay
 
Theresa A. Dunham Somach Simmons & Dunn(916)-446-7979
500 Capitol Mall, Suite 1000
Sacramento, CA  95814
tdunham@somachlaw.com
Party name: California Stormwater Quality Association
 
David G. Guest EarthJustice(850) 681-0031
111 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Tallahassee, FL  32301
dguest@earthjustice.org
Party name: Friends of the Everglades
 
Sean B. Hecht UCLA School of Law(310) 794-5272
405 Hilgard Ave.
Los Angeles, CA  90095
hecht@law.ucla.edu
Party name: Friends of the Los Angeles River, et al.
 
Mary Ellen Hogan Bryant Miller Olive PA(813)-273-6677
1 Tampa City Center
Suite 2700
Tampa, FL  33602
mhogan@bmolaw.com
Party name: Florida Stormwater Association
 
Elizabeth J. Hubertz Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic(314) 935-8760
Washington University School of Law
One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1120
St. Louis, MO  63130
ejhubertz@wustl.edu
Party name: Professor Derek B. Booth
 
Leonard J. Koerner New York City Law Department(212) 356-2500
100 Church Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY  10007
lkoerner@law.nyc.gov
Party name: the City of New York, et al.
 
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: Professors on the "Addition of a Pollutant" Question
 
Amanda C. Leiter American University Washington College of Law(202) 274-4187
4801 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20016
leiter@wcl.american.edu
Party name: Los Angeles County Flood Control District v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., et al.
 
Lawrence R. Liebesman Holland & Knight LLP(202) 955-3000
800 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100
Washington, DC  20006
lawrence.liebesman@hklaw.com
Party name: Nationwide Public Projects Coalition, et al.
 
Jerome C. Muys Jr. Sullivan & Worcester, LLP(202) 775-1200
1666 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006-0000
jmuys@sandw.com
Party name: Douglas Emmett, Inc.
 
Peter D. Nichols 1712 Pearl Street (303)-402-1600
Boulder, CO  80302
pdn@bhgrlaw.com
Party name: Western Urban Water Coalition, et al.
 
Amy Elaine Pickle 2101 Campus Drive (919)-613-8746
Durham, NC  27708
amy.pickle@duke.edu
Party name: Dr. Linwood Pendleton
 
Luis Robles 500 Marquette Ave., NW, Suite 700(505) 242-2228
Albuquerque, NM  87102
Party name: Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority
 
Pratik A. Shah Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP(202) 887-4000
1333 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20036
pshah@akingump.com
Party name: Los Angeles County Flood Control District v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., et al.
 
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: International Municipal Lawyers Association
 
Deborah A. Sivas Environmental Law Clinic(650)-723-0325
Stanford Law School
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA  94306-8610
dsivas@stanford.edu
Party name: Alexandria Boehm, Ph.D., et al.
 
Michael Andre Swiger Van Ness Feldman PC(202) 298-1800
1050 Thomas Jefferson St., NW
Washington, DC  20007
mas@vnf.com
Party name: National Hydropower Association, et al.
 
Melissa A. Thorme 621 Capitol Mall, 18th Floor(916) 444-1000
Sacramento, CA  95814-4686
mthorme@downeybrand.com
Party name: League of California Cities, et al.
 
Melissa A. Thorme Downey Brand LLP(916) 444-1000
621 Capitol Mall, 18th Floor
Sacramento, CA  95814
mthorme@downeybrand.com
Party name: League of California Cities, 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 in support of neither party
 
Roderick E. Walston Best Best & Krieger LLP(619) 525-1300
655 West Broadway, Suite 1500
San Diego, CA  92101
roderick.walston@bbklaw.com
Party name: National Governors Association, et al.
 
Thomas J. Ward National Association of Home Builders(202) 266-8230
1201 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC  20005
tward@nahb.org
Party name: National Association of Home Builders
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