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Docket for 14-1468
No. 14-1468
Title:
Danny Birchfield, Petitioner
v.
North Dakota
Docketed:June 16, 2015
Linked with 14A1122
Lower Ct:Supreme Court of North Dakota
  Case Nos.:(20140109)
  Decision Date:January 15, 2015
  Rehearing Denied:February 12, 2015
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
May 1 2015 Application (14A1122) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 13, 2015 to July 10, 2015, submitted to Justice Alito.
May 5 2015 Application (14A1122) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until June 12, 2015.
Jun 12 2015 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 16, 2015)
Jul 15 2015 Waiver of right of respondent North Dakota to respond filed.
Jul 29 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.
Aug 10 2015 Response Requested . (Due September 9, 2015)
Sep 16 2015 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 24, 2015.
Sep 24 2015 Brief of respondent North Dakota in opposition filed.
Oct 14 2015 Reply of petitioner Danny Birchfield filed.
Nov 17 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 4, 2015.
Dec 7 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 11, 2015.
Dec 11 2015 Petition GRANTED The petitions for writs of certiorari in No. 14-1470 and No. 14-1507 are granted. The cases are consolidated and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument.
Jan 26 2016 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' briefs on the merits is extended to and including February 4, 2016. VIDED
Jan 26 2016 The time to file respondents' briefs on the merits is extended to and including March 15, 2016. VIDED
Feb 4 2016 Brief of petitioner Danny Birchfield filed.
Feb 4 2016 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Danny Birchfield. VIDED.
Feb 8 2016 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Indiana Tech Law School Amicus Project in support of neither party. VIDED.
Feb 9 2016 Brief amicus curiae of DUI Defense Lawyers Association filed. VIDED.
Feb 11 2016 Brief amici curiae of Downsize DC Foundation, et al. filed. VIDED.
Feb 11 2016 Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Liberties Union filed. VIDED.
Feb 11 2016 Brief amici curiae of The National College for DUI Defense, and The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed. VIDED.
Feb 29 2016 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED. VIDED
Feb 29 2016 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Indiana Tech Law School Amicus Project in support of neither party GRANTED. VIDED
Mar 4 2016 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, April 20, 2016. VIDED
Mar 14 2016 Record requested from the Supreme Court of North Dakota.
Mar 15 2016 CIRCULATED.
Mar 15 2016 Brief of respondent North Dakota filed. (Distributed)
Mar 16 2016 Brief amicus curiae of The California District Attorneys Association filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 22 2016 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 22 2016 Brief amici curiae of New Jersey and Seventeen Other States filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 22 2016 Brief amici curiae of The Council of State Governments, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 22 2016 Motion of the Solicitor General for enlargement of time for oral argument, for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed. VIDED.
Mar 22 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Mothers Against Drunk Driving filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 22 2016 Brief amici curiae of The National District Attorneys Association, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae, for enlargement of time for oral argument, and for divided argument GRANTED. and the time is divided as follows: 35 minutes for petitioners, 15 minutes for respondent North Dakota, 10 minutes for respondent Minnesota, and 10 minutes for the Solicitor General. VIDED
Apr 13 2016 Reply of petitioner Danny Birchfield filed. (Distributed.)
Apr 20 2016 Argued. For petitioners: Charles A. Rothfeld, Washington, D. C. For respondents in Nos. 14-1468 & 14-1507: Thomas R. McCarthy, Arlington, Va. For respondent in 14-1470: Kathryn Keena, Assistant Dakota County Attorney, Hastings, Minn. For United States as amicus curiae in support of respondents: Ian H. Gershengorn, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. VIDED.
Jun 23 2016 Judgment in No. 14-1468 REVERSED and case REMANDED. Judgment in No. 14-1470 AFFIRMED. Judgment in No. 14-1507 VACATED AND REMANDED. Alito, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Breyer, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Sotomayor, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part, in which Ginsburg, J., joined. Thomas, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment in part and dissenting in part.
Jul 25 2016 JUDGMENT ISSUED
Jul 25 2016 MANDATE ISSUED



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Charles A. Rothfeld Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
    Counsel of Record1999 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
crothfeld@mayerbrown.com
Party name: Danny Birchfield
Attorneys for Respondent:
Brian D. Grosinger Assistant State's Attorney(701)-667-3350
    Counsel of Record Morton County Courthouse
210 Second Ave NW
Mandan, ND  58554
Brian.Grosinger@mortonnd.org
Party name: North Dakota
 
Douglas A. Bahr North Dakota Office of Attorney General(701) 328-3640
500 North 9th Street
Bismarck, ND  58501-4509
Party name: Grant Levi, Director, North Dakota Department of Transportation
 
Justin Balzer Morton County State's Attorney Office(701) 667-3350
210 2nd Ave. NW
Mandan, ND  58554
Party name: North Dakota
 
Kathryn M. Keena 1560 Highway 55 651-438-4438
Hastings, MN  55033
kathy.keena@co.dakota.mn.us
Party name: Minnesota
 
Thomas R. McCarthy Consovoy McCarthy Park PLLC703-243-9423
3033 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, VA  22201
tom@consovoymccarthy.com
Party name: North Dakota
Other:
Kay LuAnne Chopard Cohen Executive Director(703) 549-9222
National District Attorneys Association
99 Canal Certer Plaza Suite 330
Alexandria, VA  22314
kaychopardcohen@ndaa.org
Party name: The National District Attorneys Association, et al.
 
Gregory G. Garre Latham & Watkins, LLP(202) 637-2207
555 11th Street, N.W.
Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20004
gregory.garre@lw.com
Party name: The Council of State Governments, et al.
 
Ian Heath Gershengorn Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@usdoj.gov
Party name: United States
 
Jennifer E Kmieciak State of New Jersey - Division of Criminal Justice (609) 292-9086
Hughes Justice Complex
P.O. Box 086
Trenton, NJ  08625
kmieciakj@njdcj.org
Party name: New Jersey and Seventeen Other States
 
Daniel J. Koewler Ramsay Law Firm(651) 604-0000
2780 Snelling Avenue North
Suite 330
Roseville, MN  55113
dan@ramsayresults.com
Party name: DUI Defense Lawyers Association
 
Adam Lamparello Indiana Tech Law School Amicus Project(260) 422-5561
1600 East Washington Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN  46803
AXLamparello@indianatech.edu
Party name: Indiana Tech Law School Amicus Project
 
Leonard Russell Stamm Goldstein & Stamm PA(301) 345-0122
6301 Ivy Lane, Suite 504
Greenbelt, MD  20770
stamm.lenny@gmail.com
Party name: The National College for DUI Defense, and The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
 
Catherine E. Stetson Hogan Lovells US LLP(202) 637-5491
555 Thirteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
cate.stetson@hoganlovells.com
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union
 
Herbert W. Titus William J. Olson, PC(703) 356-5070
370 Maple Avenue West
Suite 4
Vienna, VA  22180 - 5615
wjo@mindspring.com
Party name: Downsize DC Foundation, et al.
 
David Ray Venderbush Alston & Bird LLP0212-210-9400
90 Park Avenue
New York, NY  10016
david.venderbush@alston.com
Party name: Mothers Against Drunk Driving
 
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States
 
Michael J. Yraceburn 1215 Truxton Avenue (661) 868-2321
Bakersfield, CA  93301
myraceburn@co.kern.ca.us
Party name: The California District Attorneys Association
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