Docket for 12-52
No. 12-52
Title:
Dan's City Used Cars, Inc., dba Dan's City Auto Body, Petitioner
v.
Robert Pelkey
Docketed:July 13, 2012
Lower Ct:Supreme Court of New Hampshire
  Case Nos.:(2011-144)
  Decision Date:April 10, 2012
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Mar 13 2011 Reply of petitioner Dan's City Used Cars, Inc., dba Dan^s City Auto Body filed. (Distributed)
Jul 9 2012 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 13, 2012)
Aug 29 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2012.
Sep 6 2012 Response Requested . (Due October 9, 2012)
Oct 4 2012 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 8, 2012.
Nov 8 2012 Brief of respondent Robert Pelkey in opposition filed.
Nov 16 2012 Reply of petitioner Dan's City Used Cars, Inc., dba Dan^s City Auto Body filed.
Nov 20 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 7, 2012.
Dec 7 2012 Petition GRANTED.
Jan 7 2013 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Jan 22 2013 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Jan 22 2013 Brief of petitioner Dan's City Used Cars, Inc., dba Dan^s City Auto Body filed.
Jan 28 2013 CIRCULATED
Jan 28 2013 Brief amicus curiae of California Tow Truck Association filed. (Distributed)
Jan 30 2013 Record received from Supreme Court of New Hampshire. (1 box)
Feb 7 2013 Record received from Superior Court Northern District of Hillsborough County. (1 box).
Feb 21 2013 Brief of respondent Robert Pelkey filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2013 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by International Municipal Lawyers Association, et al.
Feb 27 2013 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Massachusetts Jobs With Justice.
Feb 28 2013 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. (Distributed)
Feb 28 2013 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Feb 28 2013 Brief amici curiae of Louisiana, New Hampshire, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 28 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Towing and Recovery Association of America filed. (Distributed)
Feb 28 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Property Casualty Insurers Association of America filed. (Distributed)
Mar 13 2013 Reply of petitioner Dan's City Used Cars, Inc., dba Dan's City Auto Body filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2013 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Mar 15 2013 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by International Municipal Lawyers Association, et al. GRANTED.
Mar 15 2013 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Massachusetts Jobs With Justice GRANTED.
Mar 20 2013 Argued. For petitioner: Andre D. Bouffard, Burlington, Vt. For respondent: Brian C. Shaughnessy, Manchester, N. H.; and Lewis S. Yelin, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
May 13 2013 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Jun 14 2013 MANDATE ISSUED.
Jun 27 2013 Record returned to Supreme Court of New Hampshire.
Jun 27 2013 Record returned to Superior Court , Northern District of Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Andre D. Bouffard Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC(802)-863-2375
    Counsel of Record199 Main Street
P.O. Box 190
Burlington, VT  05402-0190
abouffard@drm.com
Party name: Dan's City Used Cars, Inc., dba Dan's City Auto Body
 
Katherine Strickland Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC(603) 448-2211
8 South Park Street
P.O. Box 191
Lebanon, NH  03766-0191
kstrickland@drm.com
Party name: Dan's City Used Cars, Inc., dba Dan's City Auto Body
Attorneys for Respondent:
Adina H. Rosenbaum Public Citizen Litigation Group(202) 588-1000
    Counsel of Record1600 20th Street, NW
Washington, DC  20009
arosenbaum@citizen.org
Party name: Robert Pelkey
 
Brian C. Shaughnessy Kazan Shaughnessy Kasten
& McDonald, PLLC
746 Chestnut Street
Manchester, NH  03104
brian@kskmlaw.com
Party name: Robert Pelkey
Other:
Jonathan F. Bloom Stevens & Young, LLP(215) 564-8000
2600 One Commerce Square
Philadelphia, PA  19103-7098
jbloom@stradley.com
Party name: Property Casualty Insurers Association of America
 
Erik S. Jaffe Erik S. Jaffe, P.C.(202) 237-8165
5101 34th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20008
jaffe@esjpc.com
Party name: Towing and Recovery Association of America
 
Shannon Liss-Riordan Lichten & Liss-Riordan, P.C.(617)-994-5800
100 Cambridge Street
20th Floor
Boston, MA  02114
sliss@llrlaw.com
Party name: Massachusetts Jobs With Justice
 
Sarah M. Shalf Emory Law School (404) 712-4652
Supreme Court Advocacy Project
1301 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA  30322
sarah.shalf@emory.edu
Party name: International Municipal Lawyers Association, 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: the United States
 
Patrick J. Whalen Law Office of Brooks Ellison(916) 448-2187
1725 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, CA  95811
attorneys@ellisonlawoffices.com
Party name: California Tow Truck Association
 
Patricia Hill Wilton Louisiana Department of Justice(225) 326-6020
1885 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA  70802
wiltonp@ag.state.la.us
Party name: Louisiana, New Hampshire, et al.
 
Lewis Stanley Yelin 950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 7318(202)-514-3425
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: Dan's City Used Cars, Inc., dba Dan's City Auto Body v. Robert Pelkey