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Docket for 12-536
No. 12-536
Title:
Shaun McCutcheon, et al., Appellants
v.
Federal Election Commission
Docketed:November 1, 2012
Lower Ct:United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  Case Nos.:(12cv1034)
  Decision Date:September 28, 2012
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 26 2012 Statement as to jurisdiction filed. (Response due December 3, 2012)
Nov 14 2012 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 2, 2013.
Jan 2 2013 Motion to dismiss or affirm filed by appellee Federal Election Commission.
Jan 14 2013 Opposition to motion to dismiss or affirm of appellants Shaun McCutcheon, et al., Appellants filed. (Distributed)
Jan 16 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 15, 2013.
Feb 19 2013 PROBABLE JURISDICTION NOTED.
Mar 1 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from the Solicitor General.
Mar 7 2013 The time to file the joint appendix and appellants' brief on the merits is extended to and including May 6, 2013.
Mar 11 2013 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by appellants Shaun McCutcheon, et al., Appellants.
Apr 1 2013 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.
Apr 22 2013 The time to file appellee's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 18, 2013.
May 6 2013 Brief of appellant Republican National Committee filed.
May 6 2013 Brief of appellant Shaun McCutcheon
May 8 2013 Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Rights Union filed.
May 10 2013 Brief amici curiae of National Republican Senatorial Committee and National Republican Congressional Committee filed.
May 13 2013 Brief amici curiae of Downsize DC Foundation, et al. filed.
May 13 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty filed.
May 13 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Senator Mitch McConnell filed.
May 13 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
May 13 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Competitive Politics filed.
May 13 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Committee for Justice filed.
May 13 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Justice filed.
May 13 2013 Brief amici curiae of Tea Party Leadership Fund, et al. filed.
May 13 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Cause of Action Institute filed.
May 13 2013 Brief amici curiae of Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression and the Media Institute filed.
Jul 18 2013 Brief of appellee Federal Election Commission filed.
Jul 22 2013 CIRCULATED.
Jul 23 2013 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, October 8, 2013.
Jul 24 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Brennan Center for Justice at N.Y.U. School of Law filed. (Distributed)
Jul 24 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Americans for Campaign Reform filed. (Distributed)
Jul 25 2013 Brief amici curiae of Representatives Chris Van Hollen and David Price filed. (Distributed)
Jul 25 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Lawrence Lessig filed. (Distributed)
Jul 25 2013 Brief amici curiae of Democratic Members of the United States House of Representatives filed. (Distributed)
Jul 25 2013 Brief amici curiae of The Campaign Legal Center, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jul 25 2013 Motion of Senator Mitch McConnell for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Jul 25 2013 Brief amici curiae of Communications Workers of America, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jul 25 2013 Brief amici curiae of National Education Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 5 2013 Record from U.S.D.C. for the District of Columbia is electronic and located on PACER.
Aug 16 2013 Reply of appellant Republican National Committee filed. (Distributed)
Aug 19 2013 Reply of appellant Shaun McCutcheon filed. (Distributed)
Aug 30 2013 Motion of Senator Mitch McConnell for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Oct 8 2013 Argued. For appellants: Erin E. Murphy, Washington, D. C.; and Bobby R. Burchfield, Washington, D. C. (for Senator Mitch McConnell, as amicus curiae.) For appellee: Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.
Apr 2 2014 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Roberts, C. J., announced the judgment of the Court and delivered an opinion, in which Scalia, Kennedy, and Alito, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Breyer, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Ginsburg, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined.
May 5 2014 JUDGMENT ISSUED



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Appellants:
James Bopp Jr. The Bopp Law Firm(812) 232-2434
    Counsel of Record1 South 6th Street
Terre Haute, IN  47807-3510
jboppjr@aol.com
Party name: Republican National Committee
 
Michael T. Morley 223 Pawnee Rd.(850) 778-3883
    Counsel of RecordCranford, NJ  07016
michaelmorleyesq@ hotmail.com
Party name: Shaun McCutcheon
 
Erin E. Murphy Bancroft PLLC(202)-416-0265
1919 M Street NW, Suite 470
Washington, DC  20036
emurphy@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: Shaun McCutcheon, et al., Appellants
Attorneys for Appellee:
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: Federal Election Commission
Other:
Bobby R. Burchfield McDermott Will & Emery LLP(202) 756-8000
500 N. Capitol Street, NW
Washington, DC  20001
bburchfield@mwe.com
Party name: Senator Mitch McConnell
 
Allen Joseph Dickerson Center for Competitive Politics(703) 894-6800
124 S. West Street, Suite 201
Alexandria, VA  22314
adickerson@campaignfreedom.org
Party name: Center for Competitive Politics
 
Richard M. Esenberg 139 E. Knapp Street (414) 727-9455
Milwaukee, WI  53202
richard.esenberg@marquette.edu
Party name: Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty
 
Peter J. Ferrara 20594 Woodmere Court(703)-582-8466
Sterling, VA  20165
peterferrara@msn.com
Party name: American Civil Rights Union
 
Charles Fried 1563 Massachusetts Avenue(617) 495-4636
Cambridge, MA  02138
fried@law.harvard.edu
Party name: Americans for Campaign Reform
 
Paul D. Kamenar Coolidge Reagan Foundation(202) 603-5397
1629 K Street, N.W., Suite 300
Washington, DC  20006
paul.kamenar@gmail.com
Party name: Tea Party Leadership Fund, et al.
 
Daniel F Kolb Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP(212) 450-4000
450 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY  10017
daniel.kolb@davispolk.com
Party name: Brennan Center for Justice at N.Y.U. School of Law
 
Alice M. O'Brien National Education Association(202) 822-7035
1201 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
aobrien@nea.org
Party name: National Education Association, et al.
 
William J. Olson William J.Olson PC(703) 356-5070
370 Maple Avenue West, Suite 4
Vienna, VA  22180-5615
wjo@mindspring.com
Party name: Downsize DC Foundation, et al.
 
Trevor Potter The Campaign Legal Center(202) 736-2200
215 E. Street, N.E.
Washington, DC  20002
tpotter@campaignlegalcenter.org
Party name: The Campaign Legal Center, et al.
 
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: Committee for Justice
 
Ilya Shapiro Cato Institute(202) 842-0200
1000 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20001
ishapiro@cato.org
Party name: Cato Institute
 
Paul Michael Sherman Institute for Justice(703)-682-9320
901 North Glebe Road, Suite 900
Arlington, VA  22203
psherman@ij.org
Party name: Institute for Justice
 
Paul M. Smith Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
1099 New York Avenue, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
psmith@jenner.com
Party name: Democratic Members of the United States House of Representatives
 
Jason Brett Torchinsky Holtzman Vogel Josefiak PLLC(540)-341-8808
45 North Hill Drive Suite 100
Warrenton, VA  20186
jtorchinsky@holtzmanlaw.net
Party name: National Republican Senatorial Committee and National Republican Congressional Committee
 
Seth P. Waxman Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202) 663-6000
1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
seth.waxman@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Representatives Chris Van Hollen and David Price
 
J. Joshua Wheeler Thomas Jefferson Center for Protection of Free Expression(434) 295-4784
400 Worrell Drive
Charlottesville, VA  22911
jjw@tjcenter.org
Party name: Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression and the Media Institute
 
Brenda Wright 358 Chestnut Hill Avenue(617) 232-5885
Suite 303
Brighton, MA  02135
bwright@demos.org
Party name: Communications Workers of America, et al.
 
Elizabeth B. Wydra Constitutional Accountability Center(202) 296-6889
1200 18th St., N.W., Suite 501
Washington, DC  20036
elizabeth@theusconstitution.org
Party name: Professor Lawrence Lessig
 
Barnaby W. Zall Weinberg, Jacobs & Tolani, LLP(301) 231-6943
7018 Tilden Lane
Rockville, MD  20852
bzall@bzall.com
Party name: Cause of Action Institute
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