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Docket for 02-1377
No. 02-1377
Title:
Buck Doe, Petitioner
v.
Elaine L. Chao, Secretary of Labor
Docketed:March 20, 2003
Linked with 02A590
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(00-2292)
  Decision Date:September 20, 2002
  Rehearing Denied:November 15, 2002
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jan 17 2003 Application (02A590) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 13, 2003 to March 15, 2003, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Jan 23 2003 Application (02A590) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until March 15, 2003.
Mar 14 2003 Petition for writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 21, 2003)
Apr 16 2003 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 21, 2003.
May 19 2003 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including May 29, 2003.
May 29 2003 Brief of respondent Elaine L. Chao, Secretary of Labor in opposition filed.
Jun 3 2003 Reply of petitioner Buck Doe filed.
Jun 27 2003 Petition GRANTED.
Jul 24 2003 Extension of time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits to and including August 25, 2003.
Aug 25 2003 Brief of petitioner Buck Doe filed.
Aug 25 2003 Joint appendix filed.
Aug 25 2003 Brief amici curiae of Linda R. Tripp and the National Whistleblower Center filed.
Aug 25 2003 Brief amici curiae of Electronic Privacy Information Center, et al. filed.
Sep 16 2003 Extension of time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits to and including October 29, 2003.
Sep 24 2003 SET FOR ARGUMENT Wednesday, December 3, 2003
Sep 25 2003 CIRCULATED.
Oct 2 2003 Brief amicus curiae of Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press filed. Distributed).
Oct 10 2003 Record received from the U.S.C.A. for the 4th Circuit. ( 1 volume.)
Oct 22 2003 Record received from the U.S.D.C. for the Western District of Virginia. (1 box)
Oct 29 2003 Brief of respondent Elaine L. Chao, Secretary of Labor filed. (Distributed)
Nov 14 2003 Reply of petitioner Buck Doe filed. (Distributed)
Dec 3 2003 Argued. For petitioner: Jack W. Campbell, IV. For respondent: Malcolm L. Stewart, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
Feb 24 2004 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Souter, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Rehnquist, C. J., and O'Connor, Kennedy, and Thomas, JJ., joined, and in which Scalia, J., joined except as to the penultimate paragraph of Part III and footnote 8. Ginsburg, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Stevens and Breyer, JJ., joined. Breyer, J., filed a dissenting opinion.
Mar 26 2004 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Mar 30 2004 Record returned to U.S.C.A. - 4th Circuit.
Mar 30 2004 Record returned to U.S.D.C. - Western District of Virginia.
Apr 8 2004 Acknowlegement of receipt (04/02/04) of judgment from Clerk, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit received.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Jack William Campbell IV. Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue(202) 879-3939
    Counsel of Record51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
jwcampbelliv@jonesday.com
Party name: Buck Doe
Attorneys for Respondent:
Theodore B. Olson Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
    Counsel of Record1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20036
tolson@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Chao, Secretary of Labor
Other:
David K. Colapinto National Whistleblower Legal Defense & Education Fund(202) 342-6980
3238 P Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20007
dc@whistleblowers.org
Party name: Linda R. Tripp and the National Whistleblower Center
 
Lucy A Dalglish Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press(703) 807-2100
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, VA  22209-2100
ldalglish@rcfp.org
Party name: Reporter Committee for Freedom of the Press
 
Marc Rotenberg Electronic Privacy Information Center(202) 483-1140
1718 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 200
Washington, DC  20009
rotenberg@epic.org
Party name: Electronic Privacy Information Center, et al.

 

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