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Docket for 14-181
No. 14-181
Title:
Alfred Gobeille, in His Official Capacity as Chair of the Vermont Green Mountain Care Board, Petitioner
v.
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
Docketed:August 15, 2014
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  Case Nos.:(12-4881)
  Decision Date:February 4, 2014
  Rehearing Denied:May 16, 2014
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Aug 13 2014 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 15, 2014)
Sep 10 2014 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 15, 2014.
Sep 15 2014 Brief amici curiae of New York, et al. filed.
Oct 10 2014 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including November 6, 2014.
Nov 6 2014 Brief of respondent Liberty Mutual Insurance Company in opposition filed.
Nov 21 2014 Reply of petitioner Alfred Gobeille, in His Official Capacity as Chair of the Vermont Green Mountain Care Board filed. (Distributed)
Nov 25 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 12, 2014.
Dec 15 2014 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 19 2015 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 1 2015 Supplemental brief of petitioner Alfred Gobeille, in His Official Capacity as Chair of the Vermont Green Mountain Care Board filed. (Distributed)
Jun 2 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 18, 2015.
Jun 3 2015 Supplemental brief of respondent Liberty Mutual Insurance Company filed. (Distributed)
Jun 22 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 25, 2015.
Jun 29 2015 Petition GRANTED.
Jul 9 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party received from counsel for the petitioner.
Jul 10 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondent.
Jul 16 2015 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 28, 2015.
Jul 16 2015 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 13, 2015.
Aug 28 2015 Brief of petitioner Alfred Gobeille, in His Official Capacity as Chair of the Vermont Green Mountain Care Board filed.
Aug 28 2015 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Sep 1 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Edward A. Zelinsky in support of neither party filed.
Sep 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Inc., et al. in support of neither party filed.
Sep 3 2015 Brief amici curiae of National Governors Association, et al. filed.
Sep 3 2015 Brief amicus curiae of New Hampshire filed.
Sep 4 2015 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed.
Sep 4 2015 Brief amici curiae of American Hospital Association and Association of American Medical Colleges filed.
Sep 4 2015 Brief amici curiae of New York, et al. filed.
Sep 4 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange D/B/A Access Health CT filed.
Sep 4 2015 Brief amici curiae of Harvard Law School Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, et al. filed.
Sep 4 2015 Brief amici curiae of AARP, Families USA, and U.S. Public Interest Research Group filed.
Sep 4 2015 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Health Data Organizations (NAHDO), et al. filed.
Sep 4 2015 Brief amici curiae of American Medical Association and Vermont Medical Society filed.
Sep 25 2015 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Oct 9 2015 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Oct 13 2015 Brief of respondent Liberty Mutual Insurance Company filed.
Oct 19 2015 Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 2nd Circuit.
Oct 20 2015 Brief amici curiae of American Benefits Council, et al. filed.
Oct 20 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association filed.
Oct 20 2015 Brief amicus curiae of National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans filed.
Oct 20 2015 Brief amicus curiae of New England Legal Foundation filed.
Oct 21 2015 Record received from the U.S.C.A. 2nd Circuit is electronic.
Oct 21 2015 Record from the U.S.D.C. District of Vermont is electronic and located on PACER.
Oct 27 2015 CIRCULATED
Nov 9 2015 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Nov 12 2015 Reply of petitioner Alfred Gobeille, in His Official Capacity as Chair of the Vermont Green Mountain Care Board filed. (Distributed)
Dec 2 2015 Argued. For petitioner: Bridget C. Asay, Vermont Solicitor General, Montpelier, Vt.; and John F. Bash, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Seth P. Waxman, Washington, D. C.
Mar 1 2016 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Thomas, Breyer, Alito, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., and Breyer, J., filed concurring opinions. Ginsburg, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Sotomayor, J., joined.
Apr 4 2016 JUDGMENT ISSUED



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Bridget C. Asay Solicitor General(802) 828-5500
    Counsel of Record Office of the Attorney General
109 State Street
Montpelier, VT  05609-1001
bridget.asay@vermont.gov
Party name: Alfred Gobeille, in His Official Capacity as Chair of the Vermont Green Mountain Care Board
Attorneys for Respondent:
Seth P. Waxman Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202) 663-6000
    Counsel of Record1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
seth.waxman@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
 
Paul R.Q. Wolfson Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202) 663-6000
1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
paul.wolfson@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
Other:
John F. Bash Assistant to the Solicitor General
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: United States
 
Patrick Michael Fahey One Constitution Plaza 860-251-5000
Hartford, CT  06103
pfahey@goodwin.com
Party name: Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange D/B/A Access Health CT
 
Beth Heifetz Jones Day(202) 879-3939
51 Louisiana Ave. NW
Washington, DC  20001
bheifetz@jonesday.com
Party name: American Hospital Association and Association of American Medical Colleges
 
Laura E. B. Lombardi Assistant Attorney General(603) 271-3650
Attorney General's Office
33 Capitol Street
Concord, NH  03301-6397
laura.lombardi@doj.nh.gov
Party name: New Hampshire
 
Stephen Payne Nash Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP(303) 830-1776
1801 California Street, Suite 4900
Denver, CO  80202
stephen.nash@squirepb.com
Party name: National Association of Health Data Organizations (NAHDO), et al.
 
John Pagliaro New England Legal Foundation(617)-695-3660
150 Lincoln Street
Boston, MA  02111
johnpagliaro@nelfonline.org
Party name: New England Legal Foundation
 
Nancy G. Ross McDermott Will & Emery LLP(312) 372-2000
227 West Monroe Street
Chicago, IL  60606
nross@mayerbrown.com
Party name: American Benefits Council, et al.
 
Mark E. Rust Barnes & Thornburg LLP(312) 357-1313
One N. Wacker Street, Suite 4400
Chicago, IL  60603
Party name: American Medical Association and Vermont Medical Society
 
Andrew L. Schlafly 939 Old Chester Road(908) 719-8608
Far Hills, NJ  07931
aschlafly@aol.com
Party name: Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Inc., et al. in support of neither party
 
Carmel Dori Shachar Harvard Law School(617) 390-2588
Center for Health Policy Innovation
122 Boylston St
Jamaica Plain, MA  02130
cshachar@law.harvard.edu
Party name: Harvard Law School Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, et al.
 
Anthony F. Shelley Miller & Chevalier Chartered(202) 626-5800
655 15th Street, N.W., Suite 900
Washington, DC  20005
ashelley@milchev.com
Party name: Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
 
Mary Ellen Signorille AARP Foundation Litigation(202) 434-2072
601 E Street, NW
Washington, DC  20049
msignorille@aarp.org
Party name: AARP, Families USA, and U.S. Public Interest Research Group
 
Lisa E. Soronen State and Local Legal Center(202) 434-4845
444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 515
Washington, DC  20001
lsoronen@sso.org
Party name: National Governors Association, et al.
 
Sally M. Tedrow O'Donoghue & O'Donoghue, LLP(202) 362-0041
4748 Wisconsin Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20016-0000
jmcintire@odonoghuelaw.com
Party name: National Coordicating Committee for Multiemployer Plans
 
Barbara D. Underwood Solicitor General(212) 416-8020
Office of the Attorney General
120 Broadway, 25th Floor
New York, NY  10271-0332
barbara.underwood@ag.ny.gov
Party name: New York, et al.
 
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
 
Edward A. Zelinsky Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law(212) 790-0277
Yeshiva University, Room 941, 55 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY  10003
zelinsky@yu.edu
Party name: Professor Edward A. Zelinsky
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