Docket for 12-71
No. 12-71
Title:
Arizona, et al., Petitioners
v.
The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc., et al.
Docketed:July 18, 2012
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(08-17094, 08-17115)
  Decision Date:April 17, 2012
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jul 16 2012 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 17, 2012)
Aug 8 2012 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 31, 2012, for all respondents.
Aug 14 2012 Brief amicus curiae of American Unity Legal Defense Fund filed.
Aug 15 2012 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Mountain States Legal Foundation.
Aug 17 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc. filed.
Aug 17 2012 Brief amici curiae of Alabama, et al. filed.
Aug 20 2012 Waiver of right of Coconino County Respondents to respond filed.
Aug 29 2012 Brief of respondents The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Aug 31 2012 Brief of respondents Jesus M. Gonzalez, et al. in opposition filed.
Sep 11 2012 Reply of petitioners Arizona, et al. to the response of Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona, et al. filed.
Sep 11 2012 Reply of petitioners Arizona, et al. to the response of Jesus Gonzalez, et al. filed.
Sep 12 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 5, 2012.
Oct 2 2012 Supplemental brief of petitioners Arizona, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 4 2012 Supplemental brief of respondents Jesus M. Gonzalez, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 9 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 12, 2012.
Oct 15 2012 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Mountain States Legal Foundation GRANTED.
Oct 15 2012 Petition GRANTED.
Oct 29 2012 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner Arizona, et al.
Nov 19 2012 Joint motion of Gonzalez, et al. and Arizona to correct case caption filed by respondents Jesus M. Gonzalez, et al.
Nov 20 2012 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including December 7, 2012.
Nov 29 2012 Response to motion to correct case caption from counsel for Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc., et al.
Nov 30 2012 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc., et al.
Dec 3 2012 Reply of Gonzalez, et al. and Arizona, et al. to Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc., et al. response to motion to correct case caption filed.
Dec 7 2012 The time to file respondents' briefs on the merits is extended to and including January 14, 2013.
Dec 7 2012 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Dec 7 2012 Brief of petitioners Arizona, et al. filed.
Dec 7 2012 Brief of petitioners Twenty-six County Recorders and County Election Directors filed.
Dec 11 2012 Brief amicus curiae of American Unity Legal Defense Fund filed.
Dec 13 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Kris W. Kobach, Kansas Secretary of State filed.
Dec 14 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc. filed.
Dec 14 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Landmark Legal Foundation filed.
Dec 14 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
Dec 14 2012 Brief amici curiae of Alabama, et al. filed.
Dec 14 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed.
Dec 14 2012 Brief amicus curiae of State Senator Russell Pearce filed.
Dec 14 2012 Brief amici curiae of American Civil Rights Union, et al. filed.
Dec 14 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Members of Congress filed.
Dec 19 2012 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of eitiher party or of neither party, received from counsel for the Gonzalez respondents.
Dec 20 2012 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for Coconino County, Arizona et al.
Dec 26 2012 Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 11, 2013.
Jan 7 2013 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, March 18, 2013
Jan 10 2013 CIRCULATED.
Jan 14 2013 Motion to correct case caption DENIED.
Jan 14 2013 Brief of respondents The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 14 2013 Brief of respondents Jesus M. Gonzalez, et al. filed (Appendix to brief bound separately.)
Jan 18 2013 Record from U.S.C.A. for 9th Circuit is electronic.
Jan 18 2013 Record from U.S.D.C. for District fo Arizona is electronic.
Jan 22 2013 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. (Distributed)
Jan 22 2013 Brief amicus curiae of League of Women Voters filed. (Distributed)
Jan 22 2013 Brief amici curiae of Constitutional Law Professors filed. (Distributed)
Jan 22 2013 Brief amici curiae of Election Administrators filed. (Distributed)
Jan 22 2013 Brief amici curiae of Members of Congress filed. (Distributed)
Jan 22 2013 Brief amici curiae of Overseas Vote Foundation, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 22 2013 Brief amici curiae of NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 22 2013 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Jan 22 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Community Voter Registration Organizations filed. (Distributed)
Jan 22 2013 Brief amici curiae of National Education Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 22 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund filed. (Distributed)
Jan 22 2013 Brief amici curiae of LatinoJustice PRLDEF, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 13 2013 Reply of petitioners Arizona, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 19 2013 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Mar 18 2013 Argued. For petitioners: Thomas C. Horne, Attorney General of Arizona, Phoenix, Ariz. For respondents: Patricia Millett, Washington, D. C.; and Sri Srinivasan, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for Untied States, as amicus curiae.)
Jun 17 2013 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Scalia, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined, and in which Kennedy, J., joined in part. Kennedy, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment. Thomas, J., and Alito, J., filed dissenting opinions.
Jul 19 2013 JUDGMENT ISSUED



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Paula S. Bickett Chief Counsel, Civil Appeals(602) 542-8304
    Counsel of Record Office of Attorney General
1275 West Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ  85007-2926
paula.bickett@azag.gov
Party name: Arizona, et al.
 
M. Colleen Connor 222 North Central Avenue Suite 1100(602)-506-8541
    Counsel of RecordPhoenix, AZ  85004
connorc001@mail.maricopa.gov
Party name: Twenty-six County Recorders and County Election Directors
 
David R. Cole Solicitor General(602) 542-8986
1275 West Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ  85007-2997
dave.cole@azag.gov
Party name: Arizona, et al.
 
Thomas Charles Horne Attorney General(602) 542-8535
Office of the Attorney General
1275 W. Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ  85007
tom.horne@azag.gov
Party name: Arizona, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Jon M. Greenbaum Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law(202) 662-8315
    Counsel of Record1401 New York Avenue, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC  20005
jgreenbaum@lawyerscommittee.org
Party name: The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc., et al.
 
Nina Perales Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund(210) 224-5476
    Counsel of Record110 Broadway, Suite 300
San Antonio, TX  78205
nperales@maldef.org
Party name: Jesus M. Gonzalez, et al.
 
Jean E. Wilcox Office of Coconino County Attorney(928) 679-8200
    Counsel of Record110 East Cherry Avenue
Flagstaff, AZ  86001
jwilcox@co.coconino.az.gov
Party name: Coconino County Respondents
 
Patricia Ann Millett 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W. (202) 887-4450
Washington, DC  20036
pmillett@akingump.com
Party name: The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc., et al.
Other:
Andrew L. Brasher Deputy Solicitor General(334) 353-2609
Office of Alabama Attorney General
501 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, AL  36130
abrasher@ago.state.al.us
Party name: Alabama, et al.
 
Anthony T. Caso Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence(714) 628-2666
c/o Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange, CA  92886
caso@chapman.edu
Party name: Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence
 
J. Scott Detamore Mountain States Legal Foundation(303) 292-2021
2596 South Lewis Way
Lakewood, CO  80227
detamore@mountainstateslegal.com
Party name: Mountain States Legal Foundation
 
Michael Dore 65 Livingston Avenue (973)-597-2344
Roseland, NJ  07068
mdore@lowenstein.com
Party name: LatinoJustice PRLDEF, et al.
 
Peter J. Ferrara 2011 Freedom Lane(703) 582-8466
Falls Church, VA  22043
peterferrara@msn.com
Party name: American Civil Rights Union, et al.
 
Jonathan D. Hacker O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5300
1625 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
jhacker@omm.com
Party name: Community Voter Registration Organizations
 
Ryan P. Haygood NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.(212)-965-2200
99 Hudson Street Suite 1600
New York, NY  10013
rhaygood@naacpldf.org
Party name: NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc., et al.
 
Richard P. Hutchison Landmark Legal Foundation(816) 931-5559
3100 Broadway
Suite 1210
Kansas City, MO  64111
rpetehutch@aol.com
Party name: Landmark Legal Foundation
 
Lawrence J. Joseph 1250 Connecticut Ave., NW(202) 355-9452
Suite 200
Washington, DC  20036
lj@larryjoseph.com
Party name: Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc.
 
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: Overseas Vote Foundation, et al.
 
Kris W. Kobach Office of the Kansas Secretary of State(785) 296-4564
Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66612-1597
sos@sos.ks.gov
Party name: Kris W. Kobach, Kansas Secretary of State
 
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
 
Daniel E. Lungren 9321 Silverbend Lane(916) 859-9143
Elk Grove, CA  95624
delungren@gmail.com
Party name: Members of Congress
 
Michael David Nolan Milbank Tweed Haadley & McCloy LLP(202) 835-7500
1825 I St., NW., Suite 1100
Washington, DC  20006
mnolan@milbank.com
Party name: Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
 
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
 
David W. Ogden Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202) 663-6440
1875 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20006
david.ogden@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Election Administrators
 
James F. Peterson Judicial Watch, Inc(202) 646-5172
425 Third Street, SW
Washington, DC  20024
jpeterson@juducualwatch.org
Party name: State Senator Russell Pearce
 
Charles A. Rothfeld Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006-1101
crothfeld@mayerbrown.com
Party name: Members of Congress
 
Patrick J. Smith 1700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Suite 600(202)-393-7600
Washington, DC  20006
psmith@ipbtax.com
Party name: Patrick J. Smith, et al.
 
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: League of Women Voters
 
Sri Srinivasan O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5300
1625 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
ssrinivasan@omm.com
Party name: Arizona, et al. v. The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc., 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
 
Elizabeth B. Wydra Constitutional Accountability Center(202) 296-6889
1200 18th St., N.W., Suite 501
Washington, DC  20036
elizabeth@theusconstitution.org
Party name: Constitutional Law Professors
 
Barnaby W. Zall Weinberg, Jacobs & Tolani, LLP(301) 231-6943
7018 Tilden Lane
Rockville, MD  20852
bzall@bzall.com
Party name: American Unity Legal Defense Fund