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Docket for 11-88
No. 11-88
Title:
Asid Mohamad, Individually and for the Estate of Azzam Rahim, Deceased, et al., Petitioners
v.
Palestinian Authority, et al.
Docketed:July 20, 2011
Linked with 10A1244
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  Case Nos.:(09-7109, 09-7158)
  Decision Date:March 18, 2011
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jun 15 2011 Application (10A1244) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 16, 2011 to July 16, 2011, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Jun 17 2011 Application (10A1244) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until July 15, 2011.
Jul 15 2011 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 19, 2011)
Jul 28 2011 Notice of related cases received from counsel for petitioners.
Aug 19 2011 Brief of respondents Palestinian Authority, and PLO in opposition filed.
Aug 31 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2011.
Oct 3 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 7, 2011.
Oct 11 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 14, 2011.
Oct 17 2011 Petition GRANTED The case is to be argued in tandem with No. 10-1491, Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum.
Nov 14 2011 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including December 14, 2011.
Nov 14 2011 The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including January 27, 2012.
Dec 8 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the respondents.
Dec 13 2011 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Asid Mohamad, Individually and for the Estate of Azzam Rahim, Deceased et al.
Dec 14 2011 Brief of petitioners Asid Mohamad, Individually and for the Estate of Azzam Rahim, Deceased et al. filed.
Dec 15 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Dec 16 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Yale Law School Center for Global Legal Challenges filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 19 2011 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, February 28, 2012.
Dec 20 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Law Professors of Civil Liberties and 42 U.S.C-1983 filed. VIDED.
Dec 21 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Juan Mendez, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture filed.
Dec 21 2011 Brief amici curiae of Larry Bowoto, et al. filed.
Dec 21 2011 Brief amici curiae of American Petroleum Institute, et al. filed.
Dec 21 2011 Brief amici curiae of Former U.S. Senator Arlen Specter, et al. filed. VIDED.
Dec 21 2011 Brief amici curiae of Dr. Juan Romagoza Arce, et al. filed. VIDED.
Dec 21 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Joseph E.Stiglitz filed. VIDED.
Dec 21 2011 Brief amici curiae of Nuremberg Scholars Omer Bartov, et al. filed. VIDED
Dec 22 2011 Record from U.S.D.C. for District of Columbia Circuit is electronic.
Dec 23 2011 Record recevied from U.S.C.A. for District of Columbia Circuit. (1 envelope)
Jan 6 2012 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioners GRANTED.
Jan 12 2012 CIRCULATED
Jan 27 2012 Brief of respondents Palestinian Authority, and PLO filed. (Distributed)
Feb 1 2012 Brief amicus curiae of KBR, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 3 2012 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. (Distributed)
Feb 3 2012 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Feb 17 2012 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Feb 17 2012 Reply of petitioners Asid Mohamad, Individually and for the Estate of Azzam Rahim, Deceased et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 28 2012 Argued. For petitioners: Jeffrey Fisher, Stanford, Cal. For respondents: Laura G. Ferguson, Washington, D. C.; Curtis E. Gannon, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Apr 18 2012 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, and Kagan, JJ., joined, and in which Scalia, J., joined except as to Part III-B. Breyer, J., filed a concurring opinion.
May 21 2012 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
May 31 2012 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for District of Columbia Circuit.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Robert J. Tolchin The Berkman Law Office, LLC(718)-855-3627
    Counsel of Record111 Livingston Street, Suite 1928
Brooklyn, NY  11201
tolchinlaw@gmail.com
Party name: Asid Mohamad, Individually and for the Estate of Azzam Rahim, Deceased et al.
 
Jeffrey L. Fisher Stanford Law School, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic(650) 724-7081
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA  94305-8610
jlfisher@law.stanford.edu
Party name: Asid Mohamad, Individually and for the Estate of Azzam Rahim, Deceased, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Laura G. Ferguson Miller & Chevalier Chartered(202) 626-5567
    Counsel of Record655 15th Street, NW Suite 900
Washington, DC  20005
lferguson@milchev.com
Party name: Palestinian Authority, and PLO
Other:
William J. Aceves California Western School of Law(619) 525-1413
225 Cedar Street
San Diego, CA  92101
wja@cwsl.edu
Party name: Former U.S. Senator Arlen Specter, et al.
 
Andrea C. Evans The Center for Justice & Accountability(415) 544-0444
870 Market Street
Suite 682
San Francisco, CA  94102
andreacevans@cja.org
Party name: Dr. Juan Romagoza Arce, et al.
 
Curtis Gannon Assistant to the Solicitor General
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: Asid Mohamad, Individually and for the Estate of Azzam Rahim, Deceased, et al. v. Palestinian Authority, et al.
 
Jennifer M. Green Director (612) 625-7247
Human Rights Litigation and International Advocacy Clinic
University of Minnesota Law School
225 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55455
jmgreen@umn.edu
Party name: Nuremberg Scholars Omer Bartov, et al.
 
Oona A. Hathaway 127 Wall Street (203) 436-1869
New Haven, CT  06511
oona.hathaway@yale.edu
Party name: Yale Law School Center for Global Legal Challenges
 
Michael D. Hausfeld Hausfeld LLP(202) 540-7200
1700 K Street, NW, Suite 650
Washington, DC  20005
mhausfeld@hausfeldllp.com
Party name: Joseph E.Stiglitz
 
Deena R. Hurwitz 580 Massie Road (434)-924-4776
Charlottesville, VA  22903
deena@virginia.edu
Party name: Professor Juan Mendez, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture
 
David B. Rivkin Jr. Baker & Hostetler LLP(202) 861-1731
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20036
drivkin@bakerlaw.com
Party name: KBR, Inc.
 
Peter B. Rutledge 215 Morton Avenue(706) 850-5870
Athens, GA  30605
borut@uga.edu
Party name: American Petroleum Institute, et al.
 
Marco Simons EarthRights International(202) 466-5188
1612 K Street N.W., Suite 401
Washington, DC  20006
marco@earthrights.org
Party name: Larry Bowoto, et al.
 
Penny M. Venetis Rutgers Constitutional Litigation Clinic(973) 353-5687
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
penny@kinoy.rutgers.edu
Party name: Law Professors of Civil Liberties and 42 U.S.C-1983
 
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
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