Docket for 12-682
No. 12-682
Title:
Bill Schuette, Attorney General of Michigan, Petitioner
v.
Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary (BAMN), et al.
Docketed:December 4, 2012
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(08-1387, 08-1534, 08-1389, 09-1111)
  Decision Date:November 15, 2012
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Nov 28 2012 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 3, 2013)
Nov 28 2012 Supplemental Appendix of Bill Schuette, Attorney General of Michigan filed.
Dec 5 2012 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 4, 2013, for all respondents.
Dec 19 2012 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Dec 27 2012 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for certain respondents Chase Cantrell, et al.
Dec 28 2012 Waiver of right of respondent Eric Russell to respond filed.
Jan 2 2013 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by David Boyle.
Jan 3 2013 Brief amici curiae of Arizona, et al. filed.
Jan 3 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Michigan Republican Party filed.
Jan 3 2013 Brief amici curiae of California Association of Scholars, and Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
Jan 3 2013 Brief amici curiae of XIV Foundation, et al. filed.
Jan 3 2013 Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Jan 3 2013 Brief amici curiae of Former Attorneys of the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division filed.
Jan 8 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondent Eric Russell.
Jan 10 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or neither party, received from counsel for respondents Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, et al.
Jan 14 2013 Waiver of right of respondents Regents of the University of Michigan, et al. to respond filed.
Jan 14 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in suport of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents University of Michigan, and Michigan State University.
Jan 17 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondent Wayne State University.
Feb 4 2013 Brief of respondents Chase Cantrell, et al. in opposition filed.
Feb 4 2013 Brief of respondents Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, et al. in opposition filed.
Feb 12 2013 Reply of petitioner Bill Schuette, Attorney General of Michigan filed.
Feb 20 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 15, 2013.
Mar 18 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 22, 2013.
Mar 25 2013 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by David Boyle GRANTED. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
Mar 25 2013 Petition GRANTED. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Apr 22 2013 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including June 24, 2013.
Apr 22 2013 The time to file respondents' briefs on the merits is extended to and including August 23, 2013.
Apr 25 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, et al.
Apr 25 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for respondent Eric Russell.
May 3 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
May 9 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party received from counsel for Chase Cantrell respondents.
May 16 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondents University of Michigan, and Michigan State University.
Jun 10 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondent Wayne State University.
Jun 24 2013 Brief of respondent Eric Russell in support of petitioner filed.
Jun 24 2013 Brief amici curiae of Professor Carl Cohen, et al. filed.
Jun 24 2013 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Jun 24 2013 Brief of petitioner Bill Schuette, Attorney General of Michigan filed.
Jul 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of American Civil Rights Union, et al. filed.
Jul 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Judicial Watch, Inc., et al. filed.
Jul 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Judicial Education Project filed.
Jul 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of California Association of Scholars, et al. filed.
Jul 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Richard Sander filed.
Jul 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of XIV Foundation and supporters of civil rights initiatives in Michigan, et al. filed.
Jul 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed.
Jul 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Jul 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Former Attorneys of the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division filed.
Jul 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Asian American Legal Foundation filed.
Jul 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Arizona, et al. filed.
Jul 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of David Boyle filed.
Jul 22 2013 CIRCULATION.
Jul 23 2013 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday October 15, 2013.
Aug 8 2013 Record from U.S.C.A. for 6th Circuit is electronic (Not PACER) .
Aug 21 2013 The time to file the brief of only the respondents Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, et al. is extended to and including August 30, 2013. NOTE: Amiucs curiae briefs in support of any and all respondents are due within 7 days of the August 23, 2013, filing deadline for all other respondents briefs.
Aug 21 2013 Brief of respondents Regents of the University of Michigan, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 22 2013 Brief of respondents Board of Governors of Wayne State University and Irvin Reid filed. (Distributed)
Aug 23 2013 Brief of respondents Chase Cantrell, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 27 2013 Brief amici curiae of Committee of Law Professors filed. (Distributed)
Aug 28 2013 Brief amicus curiae of San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District filed. (Distributed)
Aug 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of Political Scientists Gary Segura, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of Paul Finkelman and 75 Other Historians and Scholars filed. (Distributed)
Aug 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of American Council on Education and 48 Other Higher Education Organizations filed. (Distributed)
Aug 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of California Social Science Researchers and Admissions Experts filed. (Distributed)
Aug 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of Political Scientists Donald R. Kinder, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 30 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles filed. (Distributed)
Aug 30 2013 Brief of respondents Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary (BAMN), et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of States of California, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 30 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Society of American Law Teachers filed. (Distributed)
Aug 30 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Anti-Defamation League filed. (Distributed)
Aug 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of San Francisco Unified School District, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of Constitutional and Local Government Law Scholars Michelle Wilde Anderson, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of National Education Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of National School Boards Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 30 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Michigan Civil Rights Commission filed. (Distributed)
Aug 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and The Leadership Conference Education Fund, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 30 2013 Brief amici curiae of President and Chancellors of the University of California filed. (Distributed)
Sep 6 2013 Motion for divided argument filed by respondents Chase Cantrell, et al.
Sep 6 2013 Motion for divided argument and enlargement of time for oral argument filed by respondents Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary (BAMN), et al.
Sep 23 2013 Reply of petitioner Bill Schuette, Attorney General of Michigan filed. (Distributed)
Oct 1 2013 Motions of respondents for divided argument are granted, and the time is to be divided as follows: 15 minutes for respondents Chase Cantrell, et al. and 15 minutes for respondents Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, et al. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of these motions.
Oct 1 2013 Record from U.S.D.C. for Eastern District of Michigan is electronic and located on PACER.
Oct 15 2013 Argued. For petitioner: John J. Bursch, Solicitor General, Lansing, Mich. For Cantrell respondents: Mark D. Rosenbaum, Los Angeles, Cal. For Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action respondents: Shanta Driver, Detroit, Mich.
Oct 17 2013 Proposal of petitioner to lodge copies of University of Michigan statistics.
Oct 21 2013 Response of Cantrell respondents in opposition to lodging proposal.
Oct 21 2013 Response of Wayne State University, et al. in opposition to lodging proposal.
Oct 21 2013 Response of University of Michigan, et al. in opposition to lodging proposal.
Oct 22 2013 Response of Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, et al. in opposition to lodging proposal.
Apr 22 2014 Judgment REVERSED. Kennedy, J., announced the judgment of the Court and delivered an opinion, in which Roberts, C. J., and Alito, J., joined. Roberts, C. J., filed a concurring opinion. Scalia, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, in which Thomas, J., joined. Breyer, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Sotomayor, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Ginsburg, J., joined. Kagan, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.
May 27 2014 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Aaron D. Lindstrom Michigan Solicitor General(517) 241-8403
    Counsel of Record Michigan Department of Attorney General
P.O. Box 30212
Lansing, MI  48909
LindstromA@michigan.gov
Party name: Bill Schuette, Attorney General of Michigan
 
John J. Bursch Michigan Solicitor General(517) 373-1124
Michigan Department of Attorney General
P.O. Box 30212
Lansing, MI  48909
BurschJ@michigan.gov
Party name: Bill Schuette, Attorney General of Michigan
Attorneys for Respondents:
Charles J. Cooper Cooper & Kirk, PLLC(202) 220-9600
    Counsel of Record1523 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
ccooper@cooperkirk.com
Party name: Eric Russell in support of petitioner
 
Leonard M. Niehoff Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, LLP(734) 418-4246
    Counsel of Record130 S. First St., 4th Floor
Ann Arbor, MI  48118
lniehoff@honigman.com
Party name: Regents of the University of Michigan, et al.
 
Mark D. Rosenbaum Chief Counsel(213) 977-9500
    Counsel of Record ACLU Foundation of Southern California
1313 West Eighth Street
Los Angeles, CA  90017
mrosenbaum@ACLU-SC.org
Party name: Chase Cantrell, et al.
 
Stephanie R. Setterington Bridgewater Place P.O. Box 352(616)-336-6466
    Counsel of RecordGrand Rapids, MI  49501
srsetterington@varnumlaw.com
Party name: Wayne State University and Irvin Reid
 
George B. Washington Scheff, Washington & Driver, P.C.(313) 963-1921
    Counsel of Record645 Griswold Street
Suite 1817
Detroit, MI  48226
scheff@ameritech.net
Party name: Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary (BAMN), et al.
 
Karin A. DeMasi Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP(212) 474-1059
Worldwide Plaza
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY  10019-7475
kdemasi@cravath.com
Party name: Chase Cantrell, et al.
 
Shanta Driver 645 Griswold- -Ste 1817 0313-963-1921
Detroit, MI  48226
shanta.driver@gmail.com
Party name: Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary (BAMN)
Other:
Paula S. Bickett Chief Counsel, Civil Appeals(602) 542-8304
Office of Attorney General
1275 West Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ  85007-2926
paula.bickett@azag.gov
Party name: Arizona, et al.
 
David C. Boyle P.O. Box 15143 (734)-904-6132
Long Beach, CA  90815
dbo@boyleslaw.org
Party name: David Boyle
 
Catherine M.A. Carroll Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202)-663-6072
1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20006
catherine.carroll@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Political Scientists Donald R. Kinder, et al.
 
Antonette Benita Cordero 300 South Spring Street(213)-897-2039
Suite 1702
Los Angeles, CA  90013
antonette.cordero@doj.ca.gov
Party name: States of California, et al.
 
David D. Cross Crowell & Moring LLP202-624-2774
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
dcross@crowell.com
Party name: Society of American Law Teachers
 
Eric E. Doster Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC(517)-371-8241
313 S. Washington Square
Lansing, MI  48933
edoster@fosterswift.com
Party name: Michigan Republican Party
 
Robert N. Driscoll Friedlander Misler, PLLC(202) 872-0800
5335 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 600
Washington, DC  20015
rdriscoll@dclawfirm.com
Party name: XIV Foundation and supporters of civil rights initiatives in Michigan, et al.
 
John C. Eastman Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence(714) 628-2587
c/o Chapman University School of Law
One University Drive
Orange, CA  92886
jeastman@chapman.edu
Party name: California Association of Scholars, et al.
 
G. Scott Emblidge Moscone Emblidge Sater & Otis LLP(415) 362-3599
220 Montgomery Street, Suite 2100
San Francisco, CA  94104
emblidge@mosconelaw.com
Party name: San Francisco Unified School District, et al.
 
Gordon M. Fauth Jr. Litigation Law Group(510) 238-9610
1801 Clement Avenue
Suite 101
Oakland, CA  94501
gmf@classlitigation.com
Party name: Asian American Legal Foundation
 
Chris Fedeli 425 Third Street, SW (202)-646-5185
Washington, DC  20024
cfedeli@judicialwatch.org
Party name: Judicial Watch, Inc., et al.
 
Peter J. Ferrara 20594 Woodmere Court(703)-582-8466
Sterling, VA  20165
peterferrara@msn.com
Party name: American Civil Rights Union, et al.
 
Gary L. Field Witte Law Offices(517) 485-0187
119 E. Kalamazoo Street
Lansing, MI  48933-2111
glfield@fieldlawgroup.com
Party name: XIV Foundation, et al.
 
Liliana M. Garces 400 Rackley Building (814) 865-9754
University Park, PA  16802
lgarces@gwu.edu
Party name: Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles
 
Howard W. Goldstein Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, LLP(212) 859-8000
One New York Plaza
New York, NY  10004-1980
howard.goldstein@friedfrank.com
Party name: Anti-Defamation League
 
Mark E. Haddad Sidley Austin LLP(213) 896-6000
555 W. Fifth Street, 40th Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90013
mhaddad@sidley.com
Party name: The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and The Leadership Conference Education Fund, et al.
 
Derek T. Ho Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.(202)-326-7931
1615 M Street, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC  20036-3209
dho@khhte.com
Party name: Political Scientists Gary Segura, et al.
 
Wilson R. Huhn 29475 Bryce Rd.(216) 789-0507
Pepper Pike, OH  44124
whuhn@uakron.edu
Party name: Committee of Law Professors
 
Pamela S. Karlan Stanford Law School(650) 725-4851
Supreme Court Litigation Clinic
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA  94305-8610
karlan@stanford.edu
Party name: Constitutional and Local Government Law Scholars Michelle Wilde Anderson, et al.
 
Ralph W. Kasarda Pacific Legal Foundation(916)-419-7111
930 G Street
Sacramento, CA  95814
rwk@pacificlegal.org
Party name: Pacific Legal Foundation, et al.
 
Elizabeth A. Lawrence 595 Market Street, Suite 1400 (415)-597-7200
San Francisco, CA  94105
ELawrence@dcbsf.com
Party name: California Social Science Researchers and Admissions Experts
 
Steven J. Lechner Mountain States Legal Foundation(303) 292-2021
2596 South Lewis Way
Lakewood, CO  80227
lechner@mountainstateslegal.com
Party name: Mountain States Legal Foundation
 
Thomas C. Lee Office of the General Counsel, BART(510) 464-6037
300 Lakeside Dr., 23rd Floor
Oakland, CA  94612
tlee@bart.gov
Party name: San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District
 
Daniel M. Levy 3054 West Grand Boulevard313-456-3812
Suite 3-600
Detroit, MI  48202
levyd@michigan.gov
Party name: Michigan Civil Rights Commission
 
Joel C. Mandelman 2540 South Walter Reed Drive(703) 578-6457
Suite D
Arlington, VA  22206
joelcm1947@gmail.com
Party name: Professor Carl Cohen, et al.
 
Martin Michaelson Hogan & Lovells US LLP(202) 637-5600
555 Thirteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20004
martin.michaelson@hoganlovells.com
Party name: American Council on Education and 48 Other Higher Education Organizations
 
Francisco M. Negron Jr. General Counsel(703) 838-6722
National School Boards Association
1680 Duke Sreet
Alexandria, VA  22314
fnegron@nsba.org
Party name: National School Boards Association, et al.
 
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.
 
Bradley S. Phillips Munger Tolles & Olson LLP(213) 683-9100
355 South Grand Avenue, 35th Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90071-1560
brad.phillips@mto.com
Party name: President and Chancellors of the University of California
 
Andrew J. Pincus Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006-1101
apincus@mayerbrown.com
Party name: Paul Finkelman and 75 Other Historians and Scholars
 
Carrie Campbell Severino Judicial Crisis Network(571) 357-3134
722 12th St., NW
Fourth Floor
Washington, DC  20005
carrie.severino@gmail.com
Party name: Judicial Education Project
 
Michael F. Smith The Smith Appellate Law Firm(202) 454-2860
1717 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Ste. 1025
Washington, DC  20006
smith@smithpllc.com
Party name: Former Attorneys of the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division
 
Stuart S. Taylor Jr. 3911 Jocelyn St. NW (202)-966-0677
Washington, DC  20015
stuarttaylorjr@gmail.com
Party name: Richard Sander
 
Joshua P. Thompson Pacific Legal Foundation(916)-419-7111
930 G Street
Sacramento, CA  95814
jpt@pacificlegal.org
Party name: Pacific Legal Foundation, et al.