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Docket for 12-5196
No. 12-5196
Title:
Stephen Law, Petitioner
v.
Alfred H. Siegel, Chapter 7 Trustee
Docketed:July 12, 2012
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(09-60046)
  Decision Date:June 6, 2011
  Rehearing Denied:April 18, 2012
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jul 5 2012 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due August 13, 2012)
Aug 23 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2012.
Sep 17 2012 Response Requested . (Due October 17, 2012)
Oct 17 2012 Response to petition from respondent Alfred H. Siegel, Chapter 7 Trustee filed.
Oct 30 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 20, 2012.
Nov 26 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 30, 2012.
Nov 29 2012 Reply of petitioner Stephen Law filed. (Distributed)
Dec 3 2012 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 14 2013 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
May 28 2013 Supplemental brief of petitioner Stephen Law filed.
May 29 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 13, 2013.
Jun 17 2013 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.
Jul 3 2013 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 27, 2013.
Jul 3 2013 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 22, 2013.
Aug 27 2013 Joint appendix filed (1 volume and supplemental volume.)
Aug 27 2013 Brief of petitioner Stephen Law filed.
Sep 3 2013 Brief amici curiae of Bankruptcy Law Scholars filed.
Sep 3 2013 Brief amicus curiae of G. Eric Brunstad, Jr. filed.
Sep 3 2013 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys filed.
Oct 22 2013 Brief of respondent Alfred H. Siegel, Chapter 7 Trustee filed.
Oct 29 2013 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Oct 29 2013 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Oct 29 2013 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees filed.
Oct 29 2013 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees filed.
Nov 4 2013 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, January 13, 2014.
Nov 5 2013 CIRCULATED
Nov 18 2013 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Nov 21 2013 Reply of petitioner Stephen Law filed. (Distributed)
Nov 25 2013 Record received from U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Ninth Circuit. (1Box)
Jan 13 2014 Argued. For petitioner: Matthew S. Hellman, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Neal Katyal, Washington, D. C.; and Sarah E. Harrington, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Mar 4 2014 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Scalia, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Apr 7 2014 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Apr 8 2014 Record from U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel 9th Circuit, has been returned.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Matthew S. Hellman Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
    Counsel of Record1099 New York Ave., N.W., Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
mhellman@jenner.com
Party name: Stephen Law
Attorneys for Respondent:
Steven T. Gubner 21650 Oxnard Street Suite 500(818)-827-9000
    Counsel of RecordWoodland Hills, CA  91367
sgubner@ebg-law.com
Party name: Alfred H. Siegel, Chapter 7 Trustee
 
Neal Katyal Hogan & Lovells(202) 662-9000
600 New Jersey Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
neal.katyal@hoganlovells.com
Party name: Alfred H. Siegel, Chapter 7 Trustee
 
David Seror Ezra Brutzkus Gubner LLP
21650 Oxnard Street, Suite 500
Woodland Hills, CA  91367
Party name: Alfred H. Siegel, Chapter 7 Trustee
Other:
G. Eric Brunstad Jr. Dechert LLP(860) 524-3999
90 State House Square
Hartford, CT  06103
eric.brunstad@dechert.com
Party name: G. Eric Brunstad, Jr.
 
Sarah Elaine Harrington Assistant to the Solicitor General
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: United States
 
Marc A. Hearron Morrison & Forester LLP(202)-778-1663
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 6000
Washington, DC  20006
mhearron@mofo.com
Party name: Bankruptcy Law Scholars
 
Henry E. Hildebrand III. Standing Chapter 13 Trustee(615) 244-1101
P.O. Box 190664
Nashville, TN  37219-0422
hank13@ch13nsh.com
Party name: National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees
 
Lynne F. Riley Casner & Edwards, LLP(617) 426-5900
303 Congress St.
Boston, MA  02210
riley@casneredwards.com
Party name: National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees
 
Danielle Spinelli Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202) 663-6000
1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20006
danielle.spinelli@wilmerhale.com
Party name: National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
 
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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