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Docket for 04-473
No. 04-473
Title:
Gil Garcetti, et al., Petitioners
v.
Richard Ceballos
Docketed:October 7, 2004
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(02-55418)
  Decision Date:March 22, 2004
  Rehearing Denied:July 6, 2004
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 1 2004 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 8, 2004)
Nov 5 2004 Waiver of right of respondent Richard Ceballos to respond filed.
Nov 8 2004 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by California State Association of Counties.
Nov 17 2004 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 3, 2004.
Nov 26 2004 Response Requested . (Due December 27, 2004)
Dec 6 2004 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 26, 2005.
Jan 25 2005 Brief of respondent Richard Ceballos in opposition filed.
Feb 3 2005 Reply of petitioners Gil Garcetti, et al. filed.
Feb 9 2005 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 25, 2005.
Feb 28 2005 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by California State Association of Counties GRANTED.
Feb 28 2005 Petition GRANTED.
Mar 10 2005 Extension of time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits to and including May 9, 2005.
Apr 29 2005 Further extension of time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits to and including May 27, 2005.
May 26 2005 Brief amicus curiae of National School Boards Association filed.
May 27 2005 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
May 27 2005 Joint appendix filed. (Jt. Appendix in three volumes.)
May 27 2005 Brief of petitioners Gil Garcetti, et al. filed.
May 27 2005 Brief amicus curiae of International Municipal Lawyers Association filed.
May 27 2005 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Counties, et al. filed.
Jun 3 2005 Extension of time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits to and including July 22, 2005.
Jul 20 2005 CIRCULATED.
Jul 20 2005 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, October 12, 2005.
Jul 21 2005 Brief amici curiae of Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jul 22 2005 Brief amicus curiae of National Treasury Employees Union filed. (Distributed)
Jul 22 2005 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jul 22 2005 Brief amici curiae of Association of Deputy District Attorneys, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jul 22 2005 Brief amicus curiae of National Education Association filed. (Distributed)
Jul 22 2005 Brief amici curiae of Government Accountability Project, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jul 22 2005 Brief amicus curiae of American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations filed. (Distributed)
Jul 22 2005 Brief of respondent Richard Ceballos filed. (Distributed)
Jul 28 2005 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Jul 29 2005 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 9th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Aug 11 2005 Record received from U.S.D.C. for Central Dist. of California. (1 box)
Aug 25 2005 Reply of petitioners Gil Garcetti, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 2 2005 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Oct 12 2005 Argued. For petitioners: Cindy S. Lee, Glendale, Cal.; and Dan Himmelfarb, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for the United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Bonnie I. Robin-Vergeer, Washington, D.C.
Feb 17 2006 This case is RESTORED to the calendar for reargument.
Feb 24 2006 SET FOR REARGUMENT on March 21, 2006.
Mar 2 2006 Motion for leave to file amicus brief in support of neither party out of time filed by Elaine Mittleman. (Distributed)
Mar 21 2006 Reargued. Cindy S. Lee, Glendale, Cal.; and Edwin S. Kneedler, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for the United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Bonnie I. Robin-Vergeer, Washington, D.C.
Mar 27 2006 Motion for leave to file amicus brief out of tme filed by Elaine Mittleman DENIED.
May 30 2006 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Thomas, and Alito, JJ., joined. Stevens, J., filed a dissenting opinion. Souter, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Stevens and Ginsburg, JJ., joined. Breyer, J., filed a dissenting opinion.
Jun 30 2006 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jul 5 2006 Acknowledgement of receipt (07/05/06) of judgment from Clerk, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit received.
Jul 17 2006 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for 9th Circuit.
Jul 17 2006 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for Central District of California.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Cindy S. Lee Franscell Strickland Roberts & Lawrence(818) 545-1925
    Counsel of Record 100 West Broadway
Suite 1200
Glendale, CA  91210-1219
Party name: Gil Garcetti, et al.
Attorneys for Respondent:
Humberto Guizar 3500 W. Beverly Boulevard(323) 725-1151
    Counsel of RecordLos Angeles, CA  90640
Party name: Richard Ceballos
 
Bonnie I. Robin-Vergeer Public Citizen Litigation Group(202) 588-1000
1600 20th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20009
Party name: Richard Ceballos
Other:
Paul D. Clement Acting Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: United States
 
Jeremiah A. Collins Bredhoff & Kaiser, PLLC(202) 842-2600
805 Fifteenth Street, N.W., Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20005
jcollins@bredhoff.com
Party name: National Education Association
 
James B. Coppess American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations(202) 637-5337
815 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
jcoppess@aflcio.org
Party name: American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations
 
Burk E. Delventhal Office of City Attorney(415) 554-4650
City Hall, Room 234
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA  94102
Party name: California State Association of Counties
 
Naomi Gittins National School Boards Association(703) 838-6722
1680 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA  22314
Party name: National School Boards Association
 
Dan Himmelfarb Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
dhimmelfarb@mayerbrown.com
Party name: Gil Garcetti, et al. v. Richard Ceballos
 
Edwin S. Kneedler Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ
Party name: Gil Garcetti, et al. v. Richard Ceballos
 
Jody Manier Kris Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP(202) 663-6000
1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: Association of Deputy District Attorneys, et al.
 
Elaine E. Mittleman 2040 Arch Drive(703) 734-0482
Falls Church, VA  22043
elainemittleman@msn.com
Party name: Elaine Mittleman
 
Gregory O'Duden General Counsel(202) 572-5500
National Treasury Employees Union
1750 H Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: National Treasury Employees Union
 
Joanne Royce Government Accountability Project(202) 408-0034
1612 K Street, NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: Government Accountability Project, et al.
 
Richard Ruda 108 Newlands St.(202) 365-1363
Chevy Chase, MD  20815
rmruda@hotmail.com
Party name: National Association of Counties, et al.
 
Gene C. Schaerr Winston & Strawn LLP(202) 282-5000
1700 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
gschaerr@winston.com
Party name: International Municipal Lawyers Association
 
Michael C. Small Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP(310) 229-1000
2020 Century Park East
Suite 2400
Los Angeles, CA  90067
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al.
 
J. Joshua Wheeler Thomas Jefferson Center for Protection of Free Expression(434) 295-4784
400 Worrell Drive
Charlottesville, VA  22911
jjw@tjcenter.org
Party name: Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression, et al.

 

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