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Docket for 12-3
No. 12-3
Title:
Jackie Hosang Lawson and Jonathan M. Zang, Petitioners
v.
FMR LLC, et al.
Docketed:July 2, 2012
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  Case Nos.:(10-2240)
  Decision Date:February 3, 2012
  Rehearing Denied:April 6, 2012
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jun 28 2012 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 1, 2012)
Jul 19 2012 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 24, 2012.
Jul 30 2012 Brief amicus curiae of National Whistleblower Center filed.
Aug 24 2012 Brief of respondents FMR LLC, et al. in opposition filed.
Sep 5 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2012.
Sep 5 2012 Reply of petitioners Jackie Hosang Lawson and Jonathan M. Zang filed. (Distributed)
Oct 1 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 5, 2012.
Oct 9 2012 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Apr 9 2013 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Apr 23 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 9, 2013.
Apr 23 2013 Supplemental brief of petitioners Jackie Hosang Lawson and Jonathan M. Zang filed. (Distributed)
Apr 26 2013 Supplemental brief of respondents FMR LLC, et al. filed. (Distributed)
May 13 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 16, 2013.
May 20 2013 Petition GRANTED.
Jun 12 2013 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including July 31, 2013.
Jun 12 2013 The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including September 30, 2013.
Jul 18 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents.
Jul 31 2013 Brief of petitioners Jackie Hosang Lawson and Jonathan M. Zang filed.
Jul 31 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of eitiher party or of neither party received from counsel for the petitioners.
Jul 31 2013 The time to file the joint appendix is further extended to and including August 14, 2013.
Aug 7 2013 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Aug 7 2013 Brief amicus curiae of National Employment Lawyers Association and Government Accountability Project filed.
Aug 7 2013 Brief amicus curiae of National Whistleblower Center filed.
Aug 13 2013 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Aug 14 2013 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs received).
Aug 20 2013 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, November 12, 2013.
Aug 26 2013 CIRCULATED.
Sep 17 2013 Record from U.S.D.C. for District of Massachusetts is electronic and located on PACER.
Sep 18 2013 Record received for U.S.C.A. for 1st Circuit. (1box)
Sep 30 2013 Brief of respondents FMR LLC, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 4 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Society for Human Resource Management filed. (Distributed)
Oct 7 2013 Brief amicus curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed. (Distributed).
Oct 7 2013 Brief amici curiae of New England Legal Foundation and Associated Industries of Massachusetts filed. (Distributed)
Oct 7 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association filed. (Distributed)
Oct 7 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Investment Company Institute filed. (Distributed)
Oct 7 2013 Brief amici curiae of Former SEC Officials filed. (Distributed)
Oct 7 2013 Brief amicus curiae of National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center filed. (Distributed)
Oct 7 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Equal Employment Advisory Council filed. (Distributed)
Oct 21 2013 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Oct 30 2013 Reply of petitioners Jackie Hosang Lawson and Jonathan M. Zang filed. (Distributed).
Nov 12 2013 Argued. For petitioners: Eric Schnapper, Seattle, Wash.; and Nicole A. Saharsky, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondents: Mark A. Perry, Washington, D. C.
Mar 4 2014 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Breyer and Kagan, JJ., joined, and in which Scalia and Thomas, JJ., joined in principal part. Scalia, J., filed an opinion concurring in principal part and concurring in the judgment, in which Thomas, J., joined. Sotomayor, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Kennedy and Alito, JJ., joined.
Apr 7 2014 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Apr 8 2014 Record from U.S.C.A. 1st Circuit has been returned.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Eric Schnapper University of Washington(206) 616-3167
    Counsel of RecordSchool of Law
P.O. Box 353020
Seattle, WA  98195
schnapp@u.washington.edu
Party name: Jackie Hosang Lawson and Jonathan M. Zang
Attorneys for Respondents:
Mark A. Perry Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
    Counsel of Record1050 Connecticut Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
mperry@gibsondunn.com
Party name: FMR LLC, et al.
Other:
G. Eric Brunstad Jr. Dechert LLP(860) 524-3999
90 State House Square
Hartford, CT  06103
eric.brunstad@dechert.com
Party name: Investment Company Institute
 
Scott A. Coffina Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP(215) 988-2700
One Logan Square
Suite2000
Philadelphia, PA  19103
scott.coffina@dbr.com
Party name: National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center
 
Michael Delikat Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP(212) 506-5000
51 West 52nd St.
New York, NY  10019
mdelikat@orrick.com
Party name: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association
 
Willis J. Goldsmith Jones Day(212) 326-3939
222 East 41st Street
New York, NY  10017
wgoldsmith@jonesday.com
Party name: The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
 
Gregory C. Keating Littler Mendelson PC
One International Place
Suite 2700
Boston, MA  02110
gkeating@littler.com
Party name: Society for Human Resource Management
 
Stephen M. Kohn Kohm Kohn and Colapinto LLP(202) 342-6980
3233 P Street, NW
Washington, DC  20007
sk@kkc.com
Party name: National Whistleblower Center
 
Ann Elizabeth Norris Norris Tysse Lampley & Lakis LLP(202) 629-5600
1501 M Street, NW
Washington
Washington, DC  20005
areesman@ntll.com
Party name: Equal Employment Advisory Council
 
R. Scott Oswald 888 17th Street NW, Suite 900(202)-331-2883
Washington, DC  20006
soswald@enmploymentlawgroup.com
Party name: National Employment Lawyers Association and Government Accountability Project
 
T. Peter R. Pound One Federal St. (617)-951-8728
Boston, MA  02110
peter.pound@bingham.com
Party name: Former SEC Officials
 
Ann Elizabeth Reesman Norris Tysse Lampley & Lakis LLP(202) 629-5600
1501 M Street, NW
Suite 400.
Washington, DC  20005
areesman@ntll
Party name: Equal Employment Advisory Council
 
Richard Randolph Renner National Whistleblowers Center(202)-342-6980
3238 P Street NW
Washington, DC  20007
rr@whistleblowers.org
Party name: National Whistleblower Center
 
Benjamin G. Robbins New England Legal Foundation(617) 695-3660
150 Lincoln Street
Boston, MA  02111-2504
benrobbins@nelfonline.org
Party name: New England Legal Foundation and Associated Industries of Massachusetts
 
Nicole A. Saharsky Assistant to the Solicitor General(202)-514-2201
950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: Jackie Hosang Lawson and Jonathan M. Zang v. FMR LLC, 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: United States
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