Docket for 11-754
No. 11-754
Title:
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Petitioner
v.
Mathilde Martin, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Benny Ray Martin
Docketed:December 19, 2011
Linked with 11A357
Lower Ct:District Court of Appeal of Florida, First District
  Case Nos.:(1D09-4934)
  Decision Date:December 14, 2010
  Rehearing Denied:February 11, 2011
Discretionary Court  
  Decision Date:July 19, 2011

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 4 2011 Application (11A357) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 17, 2011 to December 16, 2011, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Oct 7 2011 Application (11A357) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until December 16, 2011.
Dec 16 2011 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 18, 2012)
Jan 5 2012 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either partyy or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Jan 6 2012 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 17, 2012.
Jan 6 2012 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioners Phillip Morris USA, Inc., et al. VIDED
Jan 17 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc. filed. VIDED.
Jan 17 2012 Brief amici curiae of Aaron Twerski and James A. Henderson filed. VIDED.
Jan 17 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed. VIDED.
Jan 17 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States filed. VIDED.
Feb 13 2012 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including February 24, 2012.
Feb 24 2012 Brief of respondent Mathilde Martin, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Benny Ray Martin in opposition filed.
Mar 7 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 23, 2012.
Mar 7 2012 Reply of petitioner R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company filed. (Distributed)
Mar 26 2012 Petition DENIED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Gregory G. Katsas Jones Day(202) 879-3939
    Counsel of Record51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
ggkatsas@jonesday.com
Party name: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Attorneys for Respondent:
Robert S. Peck Center for Constitutional Litigation, P.C.(202) 944-2874
    Counsel of Record777 6th Street, NW
Suite 520
Washington, DC  20001
robert.peck@cclfirm.com
Party name: Mathilde Martin, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Benny Ray Martin
Other:
John H. Beisner Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP(202) 371-7410
1440 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20005
John.Beisner@skadden.com
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States
 
Richard A. Samp Washington Legal Foundation(202) 588-0302
2009 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20036
rsamp@wlf.org
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation
 
Martin V. Totaro MoloLamkenLLP(202)-556-2013
The Watergate, Suite 660
600 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20037
mtotaro@mololamken.com
Party name: Aaron Twerski and James A. Henderson
 
Alan E. Untereiner Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber LLP(202) 775-4500
1801 K Street, N.W., Suite 411
Washington, DC  20006
auntereiner@robbinsrussell.com
Party name: Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc.