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Docket for 14-1504
No. 14-1504
Title:
Robert J. Wittman, et al., Appellants
v.
Gloria Personhuballah, et al.
Docketed:June 22, 2015
Linked with 15A724
Lower Ct:United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  Case Nos.:(3:13cv678)
  Decision Date:June 5, 2015
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jun 22 2015 Statement as to jurisdiction filed. (Response due July 22, 2015)
Jul 22 2015 Motion to dismiss or affirm filed by appellees Gloria Personhuballah, and James Farkas.
Jul 22 2015 Motion to affirm filed by appellees Virginia State Board of Elections.
Aug 4 2015 Reply of Appellants opposing motions to dismiss or affirm filed. (Distributed)
Aug 5 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.
Sep 28 2015 The parties are directed to file supplemental briefs addressing the following question: Whether appellants have standing under Article III of the United States Constitution. The briefs, not to exceed 15 pages each, are to be filed simultaneously with the Clerk and served upon opposing counsel on or before Tuesday, October 13, 2015. Reply briefs, not to exceed 10 pages each, are to be filed with the Clerk and served upon opposing counsel on or before Tuesday, October 20, 2015.
Oct 13 2015 Supplemental brief of appellees Gloria Personhuballah, and James Farkas filed.
Oct 13 2015 Supplemental brief of appellee Virginia State Board of Elections filed.
Oct 13 2015 Supplemental brief of appellants Robert J. Wittman, et al., filed.
Oct 20 2015 Reply brief on standing of appellees Gloria Personhuballah and James Farkas filed.
Oct 20 2015 Reply brief on standing of appellants Robert J. Wittman, et al., filed. (Distributed)
Oct 20 2015 Reply brief on standing of appellee Virginia State Board of Elections filed. (Distributed)
Oct 21 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 6, 2015.
Nov 9 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 13, 2015.
Nov 13 2015 Further consideration of the question of jurisdiction is POSTPONED to the hearing of the case on the merits. In addition to the questions presented by the jurisdictional statement, the parties are directed to brief and argue the following question: Whether Appellants lack standing because none reside in or represent the only congressional district whose constitutionality is at issue in this case.
Dec 28 2015 Brief of appellants Robert J. Wittman, et al., Appellants filed.
Dec 28 2015 Joint appendix filed (3 Volumes). (Statement of costs filed)
Jan 4 2016 Brief amici curiae of Alabama and Texas filed.
Jan 12 2016 Application (15A724) for a stay pending appeal, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Jan 14 2016 Response to application (15A724) requested by The Chief Justice, due Thursday, January 21, 2016, by 4 p.m. EST.
Jan 21 2016 Response to application from respondent Virginia State Board of Elections, et al. filed.
Jan 21 2016 Response to application from respondent Gloria Personhuballah and James Farkas filed.
Jan 21 2016 Motion for leave to file amicus brief and motion for leave to file brief pursuant to Rule 33.2 filed by Virginia State Conference of the NAACP.
Jan 22 2016 Reply of applicant Robert J. Wittman, et al., Appellants filed.
Jan 27 2016 Brief of appellees Gloria Personhuballah and James Farkas filed.
Jan 27 2016 Brief of appellees Virginia State Board of Elections, et al. filed.
Jan 29 2016 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, March 21, 2016
Feb 1 2016 Application (15A724) referred to the Court.
Feb 1 2016 Application (15A724) denied by the Court.
Feb 2 2016 Motion for divided argument and enlargement of time for oral argument filed by State appellees.
Feb 3 2016 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Feb 3 2016 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Feb 3 2016 Brief amici curiae of Campaign Legal Center, et al. filed.
Feb 3 2016 Brief amicus curiae of The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law filed.
Feb 3 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Virginia State Conference of the NAACP filed.
Feb 3 2016 Brief amicus curiae of OneVirginia2021: Virginians for Fair Redistricting filed.
Feb 4 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the appellees Gloria Personhuballah and James Farkas.
Feb 8 2016 Record requested from the U.S.D.C. Eastern Dist. of VA. Richmond Div.
Feb 10 2016 CIRCULATED.
Feb 12 2016 Record received from the U.S.D.C. Eastern Dist. of Virginia is electronic and located on PACER, with the exception of 1 Box.
Feb 26 2016 Reply of appellants Robert J. Wittman, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 29 2016 Motion for divided argument and enlargement of time for oral argument filed by State appellees GRANTED and the time is divided as follows: 35 minutes for appellants, 10 minutes for State appellees, 15 minutes for private appellees, and 10 minutes for the Solicitor General.
Feb 29 2016 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Mar 10 2016 Record received again from the U.S.D.C. Eastern District of Virginia. (1 Envelope)
Mar 21 2016 Argued. For appellants: Michael A. Carvin, Washington, D. C. For the State appellees: Stuart A. Raphael, Solicitor General of Virginia, Richmond, Va. For the private appellees: Marc E. Elias, Washington, D. C. For United States as amicus curiae in support of appellees: Ian H. Gershengorn, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.
Mar 25 2016 Letter, dated March 25, 2016, received from counsel for the appellants Robert J. Wittman, et al. filed. (Distributed)
May 23 2016 Appeal dismissed. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Jun 24 2016 JUDGMENT ISSUED



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Appellants:
Michael A. Carvin Jones Day(202) 879-3939
    Counsel of Record51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
macarvin@jonesday.com
Party name: Robert J. Wittman, et al.
Attorneys for Appellees:
Marc E. Elias Perkins Coie LLP(202) 654-6200
    Counsel of Record700 Thirteenth Street, NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC  20005-3960
melias@perkinscoie.com
Party name: Gloria Personhuballah and James Farkas
 
Stuart A. Raphael Solicitor General of Virginia(804) 786-7240
    Counsel of Record Office of the Attorney General
900 East Main Street
Richmond, VA  23219
sraphael@oag.state.va.us
Party name: Virginia State Board of Elections, et al.
Other:
Jessica Ring Amunson Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
1099 New York Ave., NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
jamunson@jenner.com
Party name: Campaign Legal Center, et al.
 
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 and Texas
 
Melvin A. Brosterman Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP(212) 850-5400
180 Maiden Lane
New York, NY  10038
mbrosterman@stroock.com
Party name: The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
 
Anita S. Earls Southern Coalition for Social Justice(919) 323-3380
1415 W. Highway 54, Suite 101
Durham, NC  27707
anita@scsj.org
Party name: Virginia State Conference of the NAACP
 
Ian Heath Gershengorn 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
 
Gregory E. Lucyk 300 Seneca Road (804) 920-7031
Richmond, VA  23226
gglucy@comcast.net
Party name: OneVirginia2021: Virginians for Fair Redistricting
 
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
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