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Docket for 15-233
No. 15-233
Vide 15-255
Title:
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, et al., Petitioners
v.
Franklin California Tax-Free Trust, et al.
Docketed:August 24, 2015
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  Case Nos.:(15-1218, 15-1221, 15-1271, 15-1272)
  Decision Date:July 6, 2015
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Aug 21 2015 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 23, 2015)
Sep 14 2015 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 23, 2015, for all respondents.
Sep 23 2015 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Fundacion Angel Ramos, Inc., et al.
Sep 23 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Eduardo Bhatia, President of the Senate of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico filed.
Oct 23 2015 Brief of respondent BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC in opposition filed. VIDED.
Oct 23 2015 Brief of respondents Franklin California Tax-Free Trust, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.
Nov 9 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 24, 2015.
Nov 9 2015 Reply of petitioners Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 30 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 4, 2015.
Dec 4 2015 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Fundacion Angel Ramos, Inc., et al. GRANTED. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
Dec 4 2015 Petition GRANTED. The petition for a writ of certiorari in No. 15-255 is GRANTED. The cases are consolidated and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of these petitions.
Dec 10 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party received from counsel for the petitioners.
Jan 6 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party received from counsel for the respondents.
Jan 15 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Gregorio Igartua filed.
Jan 19 2016 Joint appendix filed. (Two Volumes) VIDED. (Statement of costs filed)
Jan 19 2016 Brief of petitioners Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, et al. filed.
Jan 19 2016 Brief of petitioners Melba Acosta-Febo, et al. filed. VIDED.
Jan 25 2016 Brief amici curiae of Colegio de Abogados y Abogadas de Puerto Rico, et al. filed. VIDED.
Jan 26 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondent BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC ("BlueMountain"). VIDED
Jan 26 2016 Brief amici curiae of Fundacion Angel Ramos, Inc., et al. filed.
Jan 26 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority filed. VIDED.
Jan 26 2016 Brief amici curiae of Professors Clayton P. Gillette and David A. Skeel, Jr. filed. VIDED.
Jan 26 2016 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association. VIDED.
Jan 26 2016 Brief amici curiae of LatinoJustice PRLDEF, et al. filed. VIDED.
Jan 29 2016 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, March 22, 2016. VIDED
Feb 8 2016 Record requested from U.S.C.A. 1st Circuit.
Feb 10 2016 CIRCULATED.
Feb 10 2016 Record received from U.S.D.C. District of Puerto Rico is electronic and located on PACER.
Feb 11 2016 Record received from U.S.C.A. 1st Circuit is electronic and located on PACER, with the exception of Joint Appendix. (1 Box)
Feb 18 2016 Brief of respondent BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 18 2016 Brief of respondents Franklin California Tax-Free Trust, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 25 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Scotiabank de Puerto Rico, as Agent for Local Bank Lenders to PREPA filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 25 2016 Brief amicus curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 25 2016 Brief amicus curiae of The Association of Financial Guaranty Insurers filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2016 Reply of petitioners Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2016 Reply of petitioners Melba Acosta-Febo, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 22 2016 Argued. For petitioners: Christopher Landau, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Matthew D. McGill, Washington, D. C. VIDED
Jun 13 2016 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Thomas, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Breyer, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Sotomayor, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Ginsburg, J., joined. Alito, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of these cases. VIDED



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Martin J. Bienenstock Proskauer Rose LLP(212) 969-3000
Eleven Times Square
New York, NY  10036
mbienenstock@proskauer.com
Party name: Melba Acosta-Febo, et al.
 
Christopher Landau Kirkland & Ellis LLP(202) 879-5000
655 Fifteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
clandau@kirkland.com
Party name: Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Thomas Moers Mayer Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP212-715-9169
    Counsel of Record1177 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY  10036
TMayer@kramerlevin.com
Party name: Franklin California Tax-Free Trust, et al.
 
Matthew D. McGill Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
    Counsel of Record1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20036
mmcgill@gibsondunn.com
Party name: BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC
Other:
Mark Anthony Bimbela P.O. Box 9021900(787) 999-6294
San Juan, PR  00902
prescapr@capr.org
Party name: Colegio de Abogados y Abogadas de Puerto Rico, et al.
 
William S. Consovoy Consovoy McCarthy Park PLLC(703) 243-9423
3033 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, VA  22201
will@consovoymccarthy.com
Party name: The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
 
George T. Conway III. Wachtel Lipton Rosen & Katz(212) 403-1000
51 West 52nd Street
New York, NY  10019
gtconway@wlrk
Party name: Scotiabank de Puerto Rico, as Agent for Local Bank Lenders to PREPA
 
Carlos A. Del Valle Cruz Del Valle Law(787) 233-0202
P.O. Box 9022473
San Juan, PR  00902-2473
cdvlawpr@gmail.com
Party name: Eduardo Bhatia, President of the Senate of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
 
Randy A. Hertz 245 Sullivan Street, Office 626(212) 998-6434
New York, NY  10012
randy.hertz@nyu.edu
Party name: Professors Clayton P. Gillette and David A. Skeel, Jr.
 
Gregorio Igartua PO Box 3911 (787) 891-9040
Aguadilla, PR  00605
bufeteigartua@yahoo.com
Party name: Gregorio Igartua
 
Marc Elliot Kasowitz Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman212-506-1710
1633 Broadway
New York, NY  10019
mkasowitz@kasowitz.com
Party name: The Association of Financial Guaranty Insurers
 
Lewis J. Liman Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP(212) 225-2000
One Liberty Plaza
New York, NY  10006-1470
llimon@cgsh.com
Party name: Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority
 
Jose L. Nieto-Mingo Nieto Law Offices(787) 520-6064
District View Plaza, Suite 301
644 Fernandez Juncos Avenue
San Juan, PR  00907-3122
josel_nieto2000@yahoo.com
Party name: Fundacion Angel Ramos, Inc., et al.
 
Luis Sanchez-Betances Sanchez Betances, Sifre & Munoz Noya, P.S.C.(787) 756-7880
P.O. Box 364428
San Juan, PR  00936-4428
lsb@sbsmnlaw.com
Party name: Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association
 
Edward H. Tillinghast II. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP(212) 653-8700
30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY  10112
etillinghast@sheppardmullin.com
Party name: LatinoJustice PRLDEF, et al.
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