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Docket for 13-483
No. 13-483
Title:
Edward R. Lane, Petitioner
v.
Steve Franks, in His Individual Capacity, and Susan Burrow, in Her Official Capacity as Acting President of Central Alabama Community College
Docketed:October 17, 2013
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(12-16192)
  Decision Date:July 24, 2013
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 15 2013 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 18, 2013)
Nov 14 2013 Brief of respondent Steve Franks in opposition filed.
Nov 26 2013 Reply of petitioner Edward R. Lane filed.
Dec 4 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 10, 2014.
Jan 13 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 17, 2014.
Jan 17 2014 Petition GRANTED.
Feb 4 2014 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Feb 11 2014 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, April 28, 2014
Feb 19 2014 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent Steve Franks.
Feb 20 2014 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent Susan Burrows.
Feb 20 2014 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Edward R. Lane.
Mar 3 2014 Brief of petitioner Edward R. Lane filed.
Mar 3 2014 Brief of respondent Susan Burrow in support of reversal in part and affirmance in part filed.
Mar 5 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Alliance Defending Freedom filed.
Mar 7 2014 Brief amicus curiae of National Whistleblower Center filed. (Distributed)
Mar 10 2014 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.
Mar 10 2014 Record received from U.S.D.C. Northern District of Alabama is electronic. (Not on PACER).
Mar 10 2014 CIRCULATED.
Mar 10 2014 Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 10 2014 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed. (Distributed)
Mar 10 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Government Accountability Project filed. (Distributed)
Mar 10 2014 Brief amicus curiae of United States supporting affirmance in part and reversal in part filed.
Mar 10 2014 Brief amicus curiae of The National Association of Police Organizations filed. (Distributed)
Mar 10 2014 Brief amici curiae of National Education Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 10 2014 Brief amicus curiae of First Amendment Coalition filed. (Distributed)
Mar 10 2014 Brief amicus curiae of American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations filed. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2014 Brief of respondent Steve Franks filed. (Distributed)
Apr 8 2014 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae, for divided argument, and for allocation of argument time filed.
Apr 9 2014 Brief amici curiae of The International Municipal Lawyers Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 11 2014 Reply of petitioner Edward R. Lane filed. (Distributed)
Apr 17 2014 Reply of respondent Susan Burrow filed. (Distributed)
Apr 18 2014 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae, for divided argument, and for allocation of argument time GRANTED.
Apr 22 2014 Letter from counsel for petitioner Edward R. Lane filed. (Distributed)
Apr 28 2014 Argued. For petitioner: Tejinder Singh, Washington, D. C.; and Ian H. Gershengorn, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent Burrow: Luther J. Strange, III, Attorney General, Montgomery, Ala. For respondent Franks: Mark T. Waggoner, Birmingham, Ala.
Jun 19 2014 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED IN PART, REVERSED IN PART, and case REMANDED. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. Thomas, J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Scalia and Alito, JJ., joined.
Jul 21 2014 JUDGMENT ISSUED



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Tejinder Singh Goldstein & Russell, P.C.(202)-362-0636
    Counsel of Record5225 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Suite 404
Washington, DC  20015
tsingh@goldsteinrussell.com
Party name: Edward R. Lane
 
Thomas C. Goldstein Goldstein & Russell, P.C.(202) 362-0636
5225 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., Suite 404
Washington, DC  20015
tg@goldsteinrussell.com
Party name: Edward R. Lane
Attorneys for Respondents:
Andrew L. Brasher Solicitor General(334) 242-7300
    Counsel of Record Office of Attorney General
501 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, AL  36104
abrasher@ago.state.al.us
Party name: Susan Burrow
 
Mark T. Waggoner Hand Arendall LLC(205) 324-4400
    Counsel of Record1200 Park Place Tower
2001 Park Place North
Birmingham, AL  35203
mwaggoner@handarendall.com
Party name: Steve Franks
 
Luther J. Strange III. Attorney General(334) 242-7300
P.O. Box 300152
Montgomery, AL  36130-0152
Party name: Susan Burrow
Other:
Floyd Abrams Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP(212) 701-3000
80 Pine Street
New York, NY  10005
fabrams@cahill.com
Party name: First Amendment Coalition
 
Lisa S. Blatt Arnold & Porter LLP(202) 942-5000
555 12th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
Lisa.Blatt@aporter.com
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union, et al.
 
David A. Cortman Alliance Defending Freedom(770) 339-0774
1000 Hurricane Shoals Road, N.E., Suite D-1100
Lawrenceville, GA  30043
dcortman@alliancedefendingfreedom.org
Party name: Alliance Defending Freedom
 
Matthew J. Delude Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC(603) 626-3324
900 Elm Street, 19th Floor
Manchester, NH  03105
mdelude@primmer.com
Party name: The International Municipal Lawyers Association, et al.
 
Ian Heath Gershengorn Principal Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@usdoj.gov
Party name: United States
 
Matthew J. Ginsburg 815 Sixteenth Street, NW(202)-637-5397
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations
 
Stephen M. Kohn Kohm Kohn and Colapinto LLP(202) 342-6980
3233 P Street, NW
Washington, DC  20007
sk@kkc.com
Party name: National Whistleblower Center
 
J. Michael McGuinness The McGuinness Law Firm(910) 862-7087
P.O. Box 952
Elizabethtown, NC  28337
jmichael@mcguinnesslaw.com
Party name: The National Association of Police Organizations
 
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.
 
Andrew J. Pincus Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006-1101
apincus@mayerbrown.com
Party name: Government AccountabilityProject
 
Paul M. Secunda 9062 N. Lake Drive(414) 352-9554
Bayside, WI  53217
paul.secunda@marquette.edu
Party name: Law Professors
 
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 supporting affirmance in part and reversal in part
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