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Docket for 22O134 ORG
No. 22O134 ORG
Title:
New Jersey, Plaintiff
v.
Delaware
Docketed:November 28, 2005
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Aug 1 2005 As of May 24, 2006 documents filed with the Special Master are available at www.pierceatwood.com
Aug 1 2005 Motion to Reopen and for a Supplemental Decree, Petition, Brief and Appendix in Support of Motion filed by petitioner New Jersey, Plaintiff.
Aug 5 2005 Order extending time to file response to the plaintiff's motion to reopen and for a supplemental decree to and including September 12, 2005.
Aug 25 2005 Order extending time to file response to the plaintiff's motion to reopen and for a supplemental decree to and including October 27, 2005.
Oct 27 2005 Brief of respondent Delaware in opposition to the State of New Jersey's Motion to Reopen and for a Supplemental Decree filed.
Oct 28 2005 Lodging for brief of the State of Delaware in opposition to the State of New Jersey's motion to reopen and for supplemental decree.
Nov 8 2005 New Jersey's Reply Brief and Supplemental Appendix in Support of Motion to Reopen and for a Supplemental Decree Filed
Nov 9 2005 Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 23, 2005.
Nov 28 2005 The motion to Reopen and for Supplemental Decree is denied. The alternative motion for leave to file a Bill of Complaint is granted. The defendant is allowed 30 days within which to file an answer. This proceeding shall be docketed as Case No. 134 Original.
Dec 28 2005 Answer of State of Delaware and Motion for Appointment of Special Master filed.
Jan 4 2006 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 20, 2006.
Jan 9 2006 Opposition of New Jersey to motion of Delaware for appointment of Special Master filed. (Distributed)
Jan 17 2006 Reply of respondent Delaware in support of motion for appointment of Special Master filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2006 Motion for appointment of Special Master is granted and IT IS ORDERED that Ralph Lancaster, Esquire, of Portland, Maine, be appointed Special Master in this case with authority to fix the time and conditions for the filing of additional pleadings, to direct subsequent proceedings, to summon witnesses, to issue subpoenas, and to take such evidence as may be introduced and such as he may deem it necessary to call for. The Special Master is directed to submit Reports as he may deem appropriate. The compensation of the Special Master, the allowances to him, the compensation paid to his legal, technical, stenographic and clerical assistants, the cost of printing his Reports, and all other proper expenses, including travel expenses, shall be charged against and be borne by the parties in such proportion as the Court may hereafter direct.�.
Sep 8 2006 Motion for allowance of fee and disbursements filed by Special Master.
Sep 20 2006 Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 6, 2006.
Oct 10 2006 The motion of the Special Master for allowance of fee and disbursements is GRANTED, and the Special Master is awarded a total of $65,532.12 for the period January 23, 2006, through August 31, 2006, to be paid equally by the parties.
Apr 16 2007 Report of the Special Master Received
Apr 17 2007 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 10, 2007.
May 14 2007 The Report of the Special Master is received and ordered filed. Exceptions to the Report, with supporting briefs, may be filed within 45 days. Replies, if any, with supporting briefs, may be filed within 30 days.
May 21 2007 Motion for allowance of fee and disbursements filed by Special Master.
Jun 5 2007 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 21, 2007.
Jun 14 2007 Order extending time to file exceptions and supporting briefs to and including July 30, 2007.
Jun 25 2007 The motion of the Special Master for allowance of fee and disbursements is GRANTED, and the Special Master is awarded a total of $225,217.79 for the period September 1, 2006, through May 17, 2007, to be paid equally by the parties. Motion for allowance of fee and disbursements GRANTED.
Jul 30 2007 Exceptions by New Jersey to the Report of the Special Master and Supporting Brief filed.
Jul 30 2007 Brief amicus curiae of BP America Inc. and Crown Landing LLC filed.
Aug 24 2007 Order extending time to file replies to Exceptions to and including September 28, 2007
Sep 28 2007 Reply by Delaware to the Exceptions by New Jersey to the Report of the Special Master filed.
Oct 2 2007 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 12, 2007.
Oct 12 2007 CIRCULATED.
Oct 15 2007 The Exceptions to the Report of the Special Master are set for oral argument in due course. Justice Breyer took no part in the consideration or decision of this case.
Oct 15 2007 SET FOR ARGUMENT Tuesday, November 27, 2007.
Nov 27 2007 Argued. On Exceptions to the Report of the Special Master. For plaintiff: H. Bartow Farr, Washington, D.C. For respondent: David C. Frederick, Washington, D.C.
Mar 31 2008 New Jersey's Exceptions are Overruled and Decree is Entered. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Souter, and Thomas, JJ., joined, and in which Stevens, J., joined as to paragraphs 1(c), 2, 3, and 4 of the Decree. Stevens, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part. Scalia, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Alito, J., joined. Breyer, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.
Apr 14 2008 Ralph I. Lancaster, Jr., Esquire, of Portland, Maine, the Special Master in this case, is hereby discharged with the thanks of the Court



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Plaintiff:
Rachel J. Horowitz Deputy Attorney General(609) 984-5612
R.J. Hughes Justice Complex
25 Market Street, 7th Floor
P.O. Box 093
Trenton, NJ  08625-0093
Party name: New Jersey, Plaintiff
 
H. Bartow Farr III. Farr & Taranto(202) 775-0184
    Counsel of Record1150 18th Street, N.W.,
Suite 1030
Washington, DC  20036-2435
Party name: New Jersey, Plaintiff
Attorneys for Respondent:
David C. Frederick Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.(202) 326-7900
    Counsel of Record1615 M Street, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: Delaware
 
Carl C Danberg Attorney General
820 North French Street Sixth Floor
Carvel State Building
Wilmington, DE  19801
Party name: Delaware
 
Kevin Francis Brady The Nemours Building(302) 888-6257
1007 North Orange Street
PO Box 2207
Wilmington, DE  19899
Party name: Delaware
Other:
Ralph Lancaster Special Master(207) 791-1260
Pierce Atwood
One Monument Square
Portland, ME  04101
Party name: Special Master
 
Stuart A. Raphael Hunton & Williams(703) 714-7400
1751 Pinnacle Drive, Suite 1700
McLean, VA  22102
Party name: BP America Inc. and Crown Landing LLC
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