Docket for 11-94
No. 11-94
Title:
Southern Union Company, Petitioner
v.
United States
Docketed:July 20, 2011
Linked with 10A998
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  Case Nos.:(09-2403)
  Decision Date:December 22, 2010
  Rehearing Denied:February 17, 2011
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Apr 8 2011 Application (10A998) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 18, 2011 to June 17, 2011, submitted to Justice Breyer.
Apr 12 2011 Application (10A998) granted by Justice Breyer extending the time to file until June 17, 2011.
Jun 3 2011 Application (10A998) to extend further the time from June 17, 2011 to July 17, 2011, submitted to Justice Breyer.
Jun 9 2011 Application (10A998) granted by Justice Breyer extending the time to file until July 17, 2011.
Jul 15 2011 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 19, 2011)
Aug 11 2011 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 19, 2011.
Aug 19 2011 Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.
Sep 13 2011 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including October 19, 2011.
Oct 19 2011 Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Oct 31 2011 Reply of petitioner Southern Union Company filed.
Oct 31 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2011.
Nov 28 2011 Petition GRANTED.
Dec 19 2011 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, March 19, 2012.
Dec 30 2011 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 1st Circuit. (1box)
Jan 12 2012 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs received.)
Jan 12 2012 Brief of petitioner Southern Union Company filed.
Jan 19 2012 Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.
Jan 19 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Criminal Procedure Scholars filed.
Jan 20 2012 Record from U.S.D.C. for District of Rhode Island is electronic. Record received from U.S.D.C. for District of Rhode Island consist of exhibits and transcripts (1 box)
Jan 31 2012 CIRCULATED.
Feb 13 2012 Brief of respondent United States filed. (Distributed)
Mar 12 2012 Reply of petitioner Southern Union Company filed. (Distributed)
Mar 19 2012 Argued. For petitioner: Carter G. Phillips, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Michael R. Dreeben, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.
Jun 21 2012 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Thomas, Ginsburg, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Breyer, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Kennedy and Alito, JJ., joined.
Jul 23 2012 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jul 24 2012 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for 1st Circuit - box.
Jul 24 2012 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for District of Rhode Island.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Carter G. Phillips Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8270
    Counsel of Record1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cphillips@sidley.com
Party name: Southern Union Company
Attorneys for Respondent:
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
    Counsel of Record United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States
Other:
Benjamin C. Block Covington & Burling(202)-662-5205
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20004-2401
bblock@cov.com
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al.
 
Harold J. Krent IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law(312) 906-5010
565 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL  60661
hkrent@kentlaw.edu
Party name: Criminal Procedure Scholars