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Docket for 14-840
No. 14-840
Vide 14-841
Title:
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Petitioner
v.
Electric Power Supply Association, et al.
Docketed:January 16, 2015
Linked with 14A596
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  Case Nos.:(11-1486, 11-1489, 12-1088, 12-1091, 12-1093)
  Decision Date:May 23, 2014
  Rehearing Denied:September 17, 2014
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Dec 5 2014 Application (14A596) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 16, 2014 to January 15, 2015, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Dec 8 2014 Application (14A596) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until January 15, 2015.
Jan 15 2015 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 17, 2015)
Jan 15 2015 Appendix of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission filed.
Feb 11 2015 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 19, 2015, for all respondents.
Feb 11 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondents Electric Power supply Association, et al. VIDED.
Feb 17 2015 Brief of respondent California Independent System Operator in support filed. VIDED.
Feb 17 2015 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by NRG Energy, Inc. VIDED.
Feb 17 2015 Brief amici curiae of Fourteen Utilities Including Consolidated Edison Co. of New York and Affiliates, et al. filed. VIDED.
Feb 17 2015 Brief of respondents California Public Utilities Commission, et al. in support filed. VIDED.
Feb 17 2015 Brief amici curiae of Delaware Division of the Public Advocate. et al. filed. VIDED.
Feb 18 2015 Brief amici curiae of Electricity Consumers and Demand Response Providers filed. VIDED.
Mar 19 2015 Brief of respondents Electric Power Supply Association, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.
Apr 7 2015 Reply of petitioners EnerNOC, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 8 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 24, 2015.
Apr 8 2015 Reply of petitioner Federal Energy Regulatory Commission filed. (Distributed)
Apr 27 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 1, 2015.
May 4 2015 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by NRG Energy, Inc. GRANTED. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
May 4 2015 Petition GRANTED The petition for a writ of certiorari in 14-841 is GRANTED. The cases are consolidated and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. The cases are granted limited to the following Questions: 1) Whether the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission reasonably concluded that it has authority under the Federal Power Act, 16 U. S. C. 791a et seq., to regulate the rules used by operators of wholesale electricity markets to pay for reductions in electricity consumption and to recoup those payments through adjustments to wholesale rates. 2) Whether the Court of Appeals erred in holding that the rule issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is arbitrary and capricious. VIDED. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
May 27 2015 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' briefs on the merits is extended to and including July 9, 2015. VIDED
May 27 2015 The time to file respondents' briefs on the merits is extended to and including August 31, 2015. VIDED
Jun 2 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner EnerNOC. VIDED.
Jun 22 2015 Letter of amendment to financial disclosure statement received from counsel for respondents Electric Power Supply Association, et al. VIDED
Jun 22 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for Electric Power Supply Association, et al. VIDED.
Jun 29 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioners Energy Connect, Inc., Coalition of MISO Transmission Customers, and the PJM Industrial Coalition, and Viridity Energy, Inc. VIDED.
Jul 8 2015 Letter from counsel for respondent in support California Independent System Operator (CAISO) notifying Clerk that it will not be filing a brief on the merits in these proceedings. VIDED.
Jul 9 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for PJM Interconnection, LLC. VIDED.
Jul 9 2015 Joint appendix filed. (Two Volumes) VIDED. (Statement of costs filed.)
Jul 9 2015 Brief of petitioners EnerNOC, Inc., et al. (Private Petitioners) filed. VIDED.
Jul 9 2015 Brief of petitioner Federal Energy Regulatory Commission filed.
Jul 9 2015 Brief of respondent California Public Utilities Commission in support filed. VIDED.
Jul 9 2015 Brief of respondents Joint States in support filed. VIDED.
Jul 9 2015 Brief of respondent PJM Interconnection, LLC in support filed. VIDED.
Jul 10 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from the Federal petitioner in No.14-840. VIDED.
Jul 16 2015 Brief amici curiae of Grid Engineers and Experts in support of neither party filed. VIDED.
Jul 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of NRG Energy, Inc. in support of neither party filed. VIDED.
Jul 16 2015 Brief amici curiae of Electricity Consumers and Demand Response Providers filed. VIDED.
Jul 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Charles J. Cicchetti filed. VIDED.
Jul 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Energy Law Scholars filed. VIDED.
Jul 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Microgrid Resources Coalition filed. VIDED.
Jul 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Stanford Economics Professor Charles D. Kolstad filed. VIDED.
Jul 16 2015 Brief amici curiae of Illinois, et al. filed. VIDED.
Jul 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of The Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law at New York University School of Law filed. VIDED.
Jul 16 2015 Brief amici curiae of Conservation Law Foundation, et al. filed. VIDED.
Jul 29 2015 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. VIDED
Jul 31 2015 CIRCULATED.
Aug 12 2015 Record requested from U.S.C.A. District of Columbia Circuit.
Aug 26 2015 Record received from U.S.C.A. District of Columbia Circuit is electronic and available on PACER. A copy of the transcript of oral arguments is available electronically.
Aug 31 2015 Brief of respondents Midwest Load-Serving Entities filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Aug 31 2015 Brief of respondents Electric Power Supply Association, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Sep 1 2015 Brief amici curiae of CES and Dr. Silkman filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Sep 4 2015 Record from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, sent by the U.S. Dept. of Justice is electronic. The record can be accessed on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission public eLibrary website.
Sep 4 2015 Motion for divided argument filed by the Solicitor General. VIDED.
Sep 4 2015 Brief amici curiae of North Carolina Utilities Commission, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Sep 8 2015 Brief amici curiae of Robert L. Borlick, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Sep 8 2015 Brief amici curiae of Indiana, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Sep 8 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Public Utility Law Project of New York filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Sep 8 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Southern Company Services, Inc. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Sep 8 2015 Brief amici curiae of Nuclear Energy Institute and America's Natural Gas Alliance filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Sep 8 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Public Service Commission of the State of New York filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Sep 24 2015 Reply of petitioners EnerNOC, Inc., et al. (Private Petitioners) filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Sep 25 2015 Reply of respondent California Public Utilities Commission filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Sep 28 2015 Motion for divided argument filed by the Solicitor General GRANTED. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion. VIDED
Sep 29 2015 Reply of respondents Joint States filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Sep 30 2015 Reply of petitioner Federal Energy Regulatory Commission filed. (Distributed)
Oct 13 2015 Letter from the Solicitor General filed. (Distributed)
Oct 14 2015 Argued. For federal petitioner: Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For private petitioners: Carter G. Phillips, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Paul D. Clement, Washington, D. C. VIDED
Oct 15 2015 Letter from Clerk of Court to counsel of record for the parties in No. 14-840 & No. 14-841.
Jan 25 2016 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Kagan, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Scalia, J. filed a dissenting opinion, in which Thomas, J., joined. Alito J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the cases. VIDED
Feb 26 2016 Judgment Issued



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Carter G. Phillips Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8270
    Counsel of Record1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cphillips@sidley.com
Party name: EnerNOC, Inc., et al. (Private Petitioners)
 
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
    Counsel of Record United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Attorneys for Respondents:
Paul D. Clement Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
    Counsel of Record500 New Jersey Ave., NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC  20001
pclement@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: Electric Power Supply Association, et al.
 
Ransom E. Davis Public Service Commission of Maryland410-767-8076
    Counsel of Record6 Saint Paul Street
Baltimore, MD  21202
Ransom.Davis@maryland.gov
Party name: Joint States
 
Elizabeth Dorman California Public Uttilities Commission(415) 703-5884
    Counsel of Record505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA  94102
elizabeth.dorman@cpuc.ca.gov
Party name: California Public Utilities Commission
 
Catherine E. Stetson Hogan Lovells US LLP(202) 637-5600
    Counsel of Record555 Thirteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
cate.stetson@hoganlovells.com
Party name: California Independent System Operator
 
Cynthia S. Bogorad Spiegel & McDiarmid, LLP(202) 879-4000
1875 Eye Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC  20006
cynthia.bogorad@spiegelmcd.com
Party name: Midwest Load-Serving Entities
 
Barry Stewart Spector Wright & Talisman PC(202) 393-1200
1200 G Street NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC  20005
spector@wrightlaw.com
Party name: PJM Interconnection, LLC
Other:
Hope M. Babcock Institute for Public Representation(202) 662-9535
Georgetown University Law Center
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Suite 312
Washington, DC  20001
babcock@law.georgetown.edu
Party name: Charles J. Cicchetti
 
Peter J. Brann Brann & Issacson(207) 786-3566
184 Main Street, P.O. Box 3070
Lewiston, ME  04243-3070
pbrann@brannlaw.com
Party name: CES and Dr. Silkman
 
Kimberly W. Duffley 4325 Mail Service Center 919-733-0833
Raleigh, NC  27699-4325
kduffley@ncuc.net
Party name: North Carolina Utilities Commission, et al.
 
David Thomas Evrard Assistant Consumer Advocate(717) 783-5048
Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate
555 Walnut Street, 5th Floor
Harrisburg, PA  17101-1923
devrard@paoca.org
Party name: Illinois, et al.
 
Jonathan D. Feinberg Solicitor(518) 474-5597
Public Service Commission of New York
3 Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12223-1350
jonathan.feinberg@dps.ny.gov
Party name: Public Service Commission of the State of New York
 
Thomas M. Fisher Solicitor General (317) 232-6201
IGC South, Fifth Floor
302 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN  46204
Tom.Fisher@atg.in.gov
Party name: Indiana, et al.
 
David T. Goldberg Donahue & Goldberg, LLP(212) 334-8813
99 Hudson Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY  10013
david@donahuegoldberg.com
Party name: Delaware Division of the Public Advocate. et al.
 
David T. Goldberg Donahue & Goldberg, LLP(212) 334-8813
99 Hudson Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY  10013
david@donahuegoldberg.com
Party name: Conservation Law Foundation, et al.
 
Douglas Hallward-Driemeier Ropes & Gray LLP(202) 508-4600
2099 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20006
Douglas.Hallward-Driemeier@ropesgray.com
Party name: Grid Engineers and Experts in support of neither party
 
Wendy B. Jacobs Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic(617) 496-2058
6 Everett St., Suite 4119
Cambridge, MA  02138
wjacobs@law.harvard.edu
Party name: Stanford Economics Professor Charles D. Kolstad
 
Erik S. Jaffe Erik S. Jaffe, P.C.(202) 237-8165
5101 34th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20008
jaffe@esjpc.com
Party name: Microgrid Resources Coalition
 
Steffen N. Johnson Winston & Strawn LLP(202) 282-5000
1700 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
sjohnson@winston.com
Party name: Fourteen Utilities Including Consolidated Edison Co. of New York and Affiliates, et al.
 
Jeffrey A. Lamken MoloLamken LLP(202) 556-2000
The Watergate, Suite 660
600 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20037
jlamken@mololamken.com
Party name: Robert L. Borlick, et al.
 
Gerald A. Norlander Public Utility Law Project of New York, Inc.(518) 281-5991
P.O. Box 10287
Albany, NY  12201
gnorlander@utilityproject.org
Party name: Public Utility Law Project of New York
 
Aaron M. Panner Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.(202) 326-7900
1615 M Street, N.W.
Suite 400
Washington, DC  20036
apanner@khhte.com
Party name: NRG Energy, Inc. in support of neither party
 
Richard J. Pierce Jr. George Washington University(202) 994-1549
School of Law
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC  20052
rpierce@law.gwu.edu
Party name: Energy Law Scholars
 
Erick M. Sandler Day Pitney, LLP(860) 275-0100
242 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT  06103-1212
emsandler@daypitney.com
Party name: Nuclear Energy Institute and America's Natural Gas Alliance
 
Richard Burleson Stewart Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law(212) 998-6146
New York University School of Law
139 MacDougal St., 3rd Floor
New York, NY  10012
rbs@nyu.edu
Party name: The Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law at New York University School of Law
 
Andrew W. Tunnell Balch & Bingham LLP(205) 226-3429
1901 Sixth Ave. North, Suite 1500
Birmingham, AL  35203
atunnell@balch.com
Party name: Southern Company Services, Inc.
 
Seth P. Waxman Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202) 663-6000
1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
seth.waxman@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Electricity Consumers and Demand Response Providers
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