Docket for 12-1408
No. 12-1408
Title:
United States, Petitioner
v.
Quality Stores, Inc., et al.
Docketed:May 31, 2013
Linked with 12A921
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(10-1563)
  Decision Date:September 7, 2012
  Rehearing Denied:January 4, 2013
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Mar 25 2013 Application (12A921) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 4, 2013 to May 4, 2013, submitted to The Chief Justice. (Justice Kagan is recused.)
Mar 25 2013 Application (12A921) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until May 3, 2013.
Apr 22 2013 Application (12A921) to extend further the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 3, 2013 to May 31, 2013, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Apr 22 2013 Application (12A921) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until May 31, 2013.
May 31 2013 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 1, 2013)
Jun 7 2013 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 31, 2013.
Jul 30 2013 Brief of respondents Quality Stores, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Aug 14 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 30, 2013.
Aug 15 2013 Reply of petitioner United States filed. (Distributed)
Oct 1 2013 Petition GRANTED. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Nov 4 2013 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, January 14, 2014.
Nov 8 2013 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Nov 8 2013 Brief of petitioner United States filed.
Nov 15 2013 Record from the U.S.C.A. 6th Circuit is electronic and located on PACER.
Nov 15 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Kristin E. Hickman in support of neither party filed.
Nov 21 2013 CIRCULATED.
Dec 6 2013 Brief of respondents Quality Stores, Inc., et al. filed.
Dec 13 2013 Brief amicus curiae of American Benefits Council filed. (Distributed)
Dec 13 2013 Brief amicus curiae of American Payroll Association filed. (Distributed)
Dec 13 2013 Brief amicus curiae of ERISA Industry Committee filed. (Distributed)
Dec 31 2013 Reply of petitioner United States filed. (Distributed)
Jan 14 2014 Argued. For petitioner: Eric J. Feigin, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Robert S. Hertzberg, Southfield, Mich.
Mar 25 2014 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which all other Members joined, except Kagan, J., who took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
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
 
Eric J. Feigin Assistant to the Solicitor General(202)-305-2452
Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC  20530
eric.feigin@usdoj.gov
Party name: United States
Attorneys for Respondents:
Robert S. Hertzberg Pepper Hamilton LLP(248) 359-7300
    Counsel of Record4000 Town Center, Suite 1800
Southfield, MI  48075
hertzber@pepperlaw.com
Party name: Quality Stores, Inc., et al.
Other:
Kristin E. Hickman University of Minnesota Law School(612)-624-2915
229 -19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55455
khickman@umn.edu
Party name: Professor Kristin E. Hickman in support of neither party
 
Allyson N. Ho Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP(713) 890-5000
1000 Louisiana Street, Suite 4000
Houston, TX  77002
aho@morganlewis.com
Party name: American Payroll Association
 
Robert A. Long Jr. Covington & Burling LLP(202) 662-6000
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
rlong@cov.com
Party name: ERISA Industry Committee
 
Patrick J. Smith 1700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Suite 600(202)-393-7600
Washington, DC  20006
psmith@ipbtax.com
Party name: American Benefits Council