Docket for 11-681
No. 11-681
Title:
Pamela Harris, et al., Petitioners
v.
Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois, et al.
Docketed:December 5, 2011
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(10-3835)
  Decision Date:September 1, 2011
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Nov 29 2011 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 4, 2012)
Dec 22 2011 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 3, 2012, for all respondents.
Dec 30 2011 Waiver of right of respondent Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois to respond filed.
Jan 4 2012 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, et al..
Jan 4 2012 Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed.
Feb 3 2012 Brief of respondent SEIU Healthcare Illinois and Indiana, et al. in opposition filed.
Feb 15 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 2, 2012.
Feb 16 2012 Reply of petitioners Pamela Harris, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 29 2012 Response Requested . (Due March 30, 2012)
Mar 19 2012 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 30, 2012.
Apr 30 2012 Brief of respondent Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois in opposition filed.
May 10 2012 Reply of petitioners Pamela Harris, et al. filed.
May 15 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 31, 2012.
Jun 25 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 28, 2012.
Jun 29 2012 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 10 2013 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed.
May 21 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 6, 2013.
May 22 2013 Supplemental brief of petitioners in response to brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. (Distributed).
Jun 10 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 13, 2013.
Jun 17 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 20, 2013.
Jun 25 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 26, 2013.
Sep 23 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 30, 2013.
Oct 1 2013 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, et al. GRANTED.
Oct 1 2013 Petition GRANTED.
Oct 22 2013 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including November 22, 2013.
Oct 30 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent Quinn.
Oct 31 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Nov 1 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondents S.E.I.U. Healthcare Illinois & Indiana, et al.
Nov 4 2013 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, January 21, 2014.
Nov 13 2013 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 7th Circuit is electronic (Not on PACER).
Nov 22 2013 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Nov 22 2013 Brief of petitioners Pamela Harris, et al. filed.
Nov 27 2013 Brief amici curiae of California Public School Teachers, et al. filed.
Nov 27 2013 Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed.
Nov 27 2013 Brief amici curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, et al. filed.
Nov 27 2013 Brief amici curiae of Family Child Care Inc., et al. filed.
Nov 27 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Illinois Policy Institute filed. (Distributed)
Nov 27 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus cuirae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondent AFSME Council 31.
Nov 29 2013 Brief amici curiae of Albert Contreras, et al. filed.
Nov 29 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Mackinac Center for Public Policy filed. (Distributed)
Dec 2 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondent Local 73, S.E.I.U.
Dec 4 2013 CIRCULATED.
Dec 23 2013 Brief of respondent SEIU Healthcare Illinois & Indiana filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2013 Brief of respondents AFSCME Council 31, and SEIU Local 73 filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2013 Brief of respondent Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois filed. (Distributed)
Dec 27 2013 Brief amici curiae of American Association of People With Disabilities, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 30 2013 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. (Distributed)
Dec 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of 21 Past Presidents of the D.C. Bar filed. (Distributed)
Dec 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of State of New York, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of Public Safety Employees filed. (Distributed)
Dec 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of Labor Law Professors filed. (Distributed)
Dec 30 2013 Brief amicus curiae of The Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute (PHI) filed. (Distributed)
Dec 30 2013 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Dec 30 2013 Brief amicus curiae of American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations filed. (Distributed)
Dec 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of National Education Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of California, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of Homecare Historians filed. (Distributed)
Jan 10 2014 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Jan 14 2014 Reply of petitioners Pamela Harris, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 21 2014 Argued. For petitioners: William L. Messenger, Springfield, Va. For respondents: Paul M. Smith, Washington, D. C.; and Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
William L. Messenger National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation(703) 321-8510
    Counsel of Record8001 Braddock Road, Suite 600
Springfield, VA  22160
wlm@nrtw.org
Party name: Pamela Harris, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Scott A. Kronland Altshuler Berzon LLP(415) 421-7151
    Counsel of Record177 Post Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA  94108
skronland@altber.com
Party name: SEIU Healthcare Illinois and Indiana
 
Jane Elinor Notz Deputy Solicitor General (312) 814-5058
    Counsel of Record Illinois Attorney General's Office
100 W. Randolph St., 12th Floor
Chicago, IL  60601
jnotz@atg.state.il.us
Party name: Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois
 
Joel A. D'Alba Asher, Gittler & D'Alba(312) 263-1500
200 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 1900
Chicago, IL  60606
jad@ulaw.com
Party name: Service Employees Union, Local 73
 
Jacob H. Huebert Liberty Justice Center(312) 263-7998
190 South LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL  60603
jhuebert@libertyjusticecenter.org
Party name: Illinois Policy Institute
 
Michael A. Scodro Solicitor General(312) 814-3312
Office of the Attorney General
100 West Randolph Street
Chicago, IL  60601
mscodro@atg.state.il.us
Party name: Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois
 
Paul M. Smith Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
1099 New York Avenue, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
psmith@jenner.com
Party name: SEIU Healthcare Illinois & Indiana
 
John M. West Bredhoff & Kaiser, P.L.L.C.(202) 842-2600
805 Fifteenth Street, N.W., Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20005
jwest@bredhoff.com
Party name: AFSCME Council 31
Other:
Gregg M. Adam 44 Montgomery Street, Suite 400(415) 989-5900
San Francisco, CA  94104
gadam@cbmlaw.com
Party name: Public Safety Employees
 
Michael Ernest Avakian Center on National Labor Policy, Inc.(703) 321-9180
5211 Port Royal Road, Suite 610
North Springfield, VA  22151
mavakian@aol.com
Party name: Family Child Care Inc., et al.
 
Samuel R. Bagenstos 625 South State Street(734) 764-1358
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1215
sambagen@umich.edu
Party name: American Association of People With Disabilities, et al.
 
Michael A. Carvin Jones Day(202) 879-3939
51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
macarvin@jonesday.com
Party name: California Public School Teachers, et al.
 
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: Center for Constitional Jurisprudence, et al.
 
James B. Coppess American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations(202) 637-5337
815 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
jcoppess@aflcio.org
Party name: American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations
 
Charlotte Garden Seattle University School of Law(206)-398-4073
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA  98122
gardenc@seattleu.edu
Party name: Labor Law Professors
 
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: The Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute (PHI)
 
Thomas R. McCarthy Wiley Rein LLP(202)-719-7476
1776 K St NW
Washington, DC  20006
tmccarthy@wileyrein.com
Party name: Albert Contreras, et al.
 
John W. Nields Jr. Covington & Burling LLP(202) 662-6000
1201 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20004
jnields@cov.com
Party name: 21 Past Presidents of the D.C. Bar
 
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.
 
Michael J. Reitz Mackinac Center for Public Policy(989) 631-0900
140 West Main Street
Midland, MI  48640
reitz@mackinac.org
Party name: Mackinac Center for Public Policy
 
David B. Rivkin Jr. Baker & Hostetler LLP(202) 861-1731
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20036
drivkin@bakerlaw.com
Party name: Cato Institute, et al.
 
Charles A. Rothfeld Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006-1101
crothfeld@mayerbrown.com
Party name: Homecare Historians
 
Barbara D. Underwood Solicitor General(212) 416-8000
Office of the Attorney General
120 Broadway, 25th Floor
New York, NY  10463
barbara.underwood@ag.ny.gov
Party name: States of New York, 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: the United States
 
Laura Jean Watson Deputy Solicitor General0360-664-0869
1125 Washington St SE, PO BOX 40100
Olympia, WA  98504-0100
laura.watson@atg.wa.gov
Party name: California, et al.