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Docket for 14-1280
No. 14-1280
Title:
Jeffrey J. Heffernan, Petitioner
v.
City of Paterson, New Jersey, et al.
Docketed:April 24, 2015
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  Case Nos.:(14-1610)
  Decision Date:January 22, 2015
  Rehearing Denied:February 13, 2015
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Apr 22 2015 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 26, 2015)
May 22 2015 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 25, 2015.
May 28 2015 Waiver of right of respondent Police Chief James Wittig to respond filed.
Jun 25 2015 Brief of respondents City of Paterson, New Jersey, et al. in opposition filed.
Jul 7 2015 Reply of petitioner Jeffrey J. Heffernan filed.
Jul 15 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.
Oct 1 2015 Petition GRANTED.
Nov 2 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents.
Nov 12 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party received from counsel for the petitioner.
Nov 16 2015 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Nov 16 2015 Brief of petitioner Jeffrey J. Heffernan filed.
Nov 20 2015 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Government Employees filed.
Nov 23 2015 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Nov 23 2015 Brief amicus curiae of The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty filed.
Nov 23 2015 Brief amici curiae of Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression, et al. filed.
Nov 24 2015 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Dec 4 2015 Record requested from U.S.C.A. 3rd Circuit.
Dec 15 2015 CIRCULATED.
Dec 16 2015 Brief of respondents City of Paterson, New Jersey, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 21 2015 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Dec 21 2015 Record from the U.S.C.A. 3rd Circuit is electronic.
Dec 21 2015 The record from the U.S.D.C. District of New Jersey (Newark) is electronic and located on PACER.
Dec 23 2015 Brief amicus curiae of New Jersey State League of Municipalities filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2015 Brief amici curiae of National Conference of State Legislatures, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 5 2016 Reply of petitioner Jeffrey J. Heffernan filed. (Distributed)
Jan 8 2016 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Jan 19 2016 Argued. For petitioner: Mark Frost, Philadelphia, Pa.; and Ginger D. Anders, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae). For respondents: Thomas C. Goldstein, Bethesda, Md.
Apr 26 2016 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Ginsburg, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Alito, J., joined.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Mark B. Frost Mark B. Frost & Associates(215) 351-3333
    Counsel of Record7 N. Columbus Blvd., 2d Fl.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
mfrost@mfrostlaw.com
Party name: Jeffrey J. Heffernan
Attorneys for Respondents:
Victor A. Afanador Lite DePalma Greenberg LLC(973) 623-3000
    Counsel of Record570 Broad Street, Suite 1201
Newark, NJ  07102
vafanador@litedepalma.com
Party name: City of Paterson, New Jersey, et al.
 
Thomas C. Goldstein Goldstein & Russell, P.C.(202) 362-0636
7475 Wisconsin Ave.
Suite 850
Bethesda, MD  20814
tg@goldsteinrussell.com
Party name: City of Paterson, New Jersey, et al.
 
 
Other:
Ginger D. Anders Assistant to the Solicitor General
Solicitor General's Office
Department of Justice
Washington,, DC  20530
Party name: United States
 
Michael T. Kirkpatrick Georgetown University Law Center202-662-9535
600 New Jersey Ave., NW, Suite 312
Washington, DC  20001
michael.kirkpatrick@law.georgetown.edu
Party name: National Association of Government Employees
 
Eric C. Rassbach Becket Fund for Religious Liberty(202) 955-0095
1200 New Hampshire Ave., Ste. 700
Washington, DC  20036
erassbach@becketfund.org
Party name: The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty
 
Donald Scarinci Scarinci & Hollenbeck LLC(201) 896-4100
1100 Valley Brook Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ  07071
dscarinci@scarincihollenbeck.com
Party name: New Jersey State League of Municipalities
 
Collin O'Connor Udell Jackson Lewis, P.C.(860) 522-0404
90 State House Square, 8th Floor
Hartford, CT  06103-3708
collin.udell@jacksonlewis.com
Party name: National Conference of State Legislatures, 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: United States
 
J. Joshua Wheeler Thomas Jefferson Center for the 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, et al.
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