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Docket for 14-981
No. 14-981
Title:
Abigail Noel Fisher, Petitioner
v.
University of Texas at Austin, et al.
Docketed:February 13, 2015
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(09-50822)
  Decision Date:July 15, 2014
  Rehearing Denied:November 12, 2014
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Feb 10 2015 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 16, 2015)
Feb 18 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Feb 20 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from cousel for University of Texas at Austin, and Individual respondents.
Mar 11 2015 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 15, 2015.
Mar 12 2015 Brief amici curiae of Judicial Watch, Inc, and Allied Educational Foundation filed.
Mar 12 2015 Brief amici curiae of Gail Heriot, and Peter Kirsanow filed.
Mar 13 2015 Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Mar 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of The Cato Institute filed.
Mar 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Rights Union filed.
Mar 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
Mar 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed.
Mar 16 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Southeastern Legal Foundation filed.
Apr 15 2015 Brief of respondents University of Texas at Austin, and Individual Respondents in opposition filed.
May 4 2015 Reply of petitioner Abigail Noel Fisher filed. (Distributed)
May 5 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 21, 2015.
May 26 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 28, 2015.
Jun 1 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 4, 2015.
Jun 8 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 11, 2015.
Jun 15 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 18, 2015.
Jun 22 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 25, 2015.
Jun 29 2015 Petition GRANTED. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Jul 27 2015 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including September 3, 2015.
Jul 27 2015 The time to file respondents' briefs on the merits is extended to and including October 26, 2015.
Aug 11 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party received from counsel for the petitioner.
Aug 21 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party from counsel for the respondents.
Sep 2 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Jonathan Zell filed.
Sep 3 2015 Joint appendix filed (2 volumes). (Statement of costs filed.)
Sep 3 2015 Brief of petitioner Abigail Noel Fisher filed.
Sep 9 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Individual Rights filed.
Sep 9 2015 Brief amici curiae of Gail Heriot and Peter Kirsanow, Members of the United States Commission on Civil Rights filed.
Sep 10 2015 Brief amicus curiae of The Cato Institute filed.
Sep 10 2015 Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law and Justice filed.
Sep 10 2015 Brief amicus curiae of California Association of Scholars filed.
Sep 10 2015 Brief amici curiae of Asian American Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Sep 10 2015 Brief amicus curiae of David Orentlicher in support of neither party filed.
Sep 10 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Judicial Education Project filed.
Sep 10 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Richard D. Kahlenberg in support of neither party filed.
Sep 10 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Southeastern Legal Foundation filed.
Sep 10 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed.
Sep 10 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Indiana Tech Law School Amicus Project filed.
Sep 10 2015 Brief amici curiae of Judicial Watch, Inc., et al. filed.
Sep 10 2015 Brief amicus curiae of James F. Blumstein filed.
Sep 10 2015 Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Sep 10 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Richard Sander in support of neither party filed.
Oct 9 2015 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Oct 19 2015 Record requested from U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit.
Oct 26 2015 Brief of respondents University of Texas at Austin, and Individual Respondents filed.
Oct 26 2015 Brief amicus curiae of The Family of Heman Sweatt filed.
Oct 27 2015 CIRCULATED.
Oct 28 2015 Brief amicus curiae of New York Law School Racial Justice Project filed. (Distributed).
Oct 28 2015 Brief amici curiae of Nationwide Coalition of Educators, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 29 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Richard Lempert filed. (Distributed)
Oct 29 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Professor W. Burlette Carter filed. (Distributed)
Oct 29 2015 Brief amici curiae of Human Rights Advocates, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 30 2015 Brief amici curiae of Coalition of Bar Associations of Color filed. (Distributed)
Oct 30 2015 Brief amici curiae of American Council on Education and 37 Other Higher Education Organizations filed. (Distributed)
Oct 30 2015 Brief amici curiae of The College Board, AACRAO, NCAC, and LSAC filed. (Distributed)
Oct 30 2015 Brief amici curiae of American Educational Research Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 30 2015 Brief amicus curiae of California filed. (Distributed)
Oct 30 2015 Brief amici curiae of 823 Social Scientists filed. (Distributed)
Oct 30 2015 Brief amicus curiae of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill filed. (Distributed)
Oct 30 2015 Brief amicus curiae of New York State Bar Association filed. (Distributed)
Oct 30 2015 Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Texas filed. (Distributed)
Oct 30 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Society for American Law Teachers filed. (Distributed)
Oct 30 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) filed.
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Constitutional Law Scholars and Constitutional Accountability Center filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Ruben Hinojosa, Member of Congress, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of the Black Student Alliance at the University of Texas at Austin, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Association of American Law Schools filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of 53 Current Members of the Texas State Senate and House of Representatives filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Current and Former Student Body Presidents of University of Texas at Austin filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Kimberly West-Faulcon filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of American Jewish Committee, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Association of American Medical Colleges, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Students from the New York University School of Law Seminar on Critical Narratives in Civil Rights filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Leading Public Research Universities The University of Delaware, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Brown University, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Nov 2 2015 Brief amicus curiae of American Psychological Association filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of the President and the Chancellors of the University of California filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Fortune-100 and Other Leading American Businesses filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Basketball Coaches, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Empirical Scholars filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Harvard University filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Civil Rights Clinic and the Education Rights Center at Howard University School of Law filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of National Education Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of United Negro College Fund and National Urban League filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of California Institute of Technology, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and Texas State Conference of the NAACP filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Dupont, IBM, Intel, and National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Amherst College, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Professors Cedric Merlin Powell, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of U.S. Senators Harry Reid, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Teach for America, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Anti-Defamation League filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Religious Organizations and Campus Ministries, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amicus curiae of University of Michigan filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of 39 Undergraduate and Graduate Student Organizations Within the University of California filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Six Educational Nonprofit Organizations filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Dean Robert Post and Dean Martha Minow filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of National School Boards Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Massachusetts, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Experimental Psychologists filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amicus curiae of David Boyle filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Boston Bar Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Cecilia Polanco, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Social and Organizational Psychologists filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of National Women's Law Center, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Lt. Gen. Julius W. Becton, Jr., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the Southern Poverty Law Center, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Members of Asian-Americans Advancing Justice, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of National and Texas Latino Organizations filed. Distributed).
Nov 2 2015 Brief amici curiae of Legal Scholars Defending Diversity in Higher Education filed. (Distributed)
Nov 24 2015 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
Nov 25 2015 Reply of petitioner Abigail Noel Fisher filed. (Distributed)
Dec 9 2015 Argued. For petitioner: Bert Rein, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Gregory G. Garre, Washington, D. C.; and Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Jun 23 2016 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Ginsburg, Breyer, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion. Alito, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Roberts, C. J., and Thomas, J., joined. Kagan, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.
Jul 25 2016 JUDGMENT ISSUED



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Bert W. Rein Wiley Rein LLP(202) 719-7080
1776 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
brein@wileyrein.com
Party name: Abigail Noel Fisher
Attorneys for Respondents:
Gregory G. Garre Latham & Watkins, LLP(202) 637-2207
    Counsel of Record555 11th Street, N.W.
Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20004
gregory.garre@lw.com
Party name: University of Texas at Austin, and Individual Respondents
Other:
Jonathan M. Albano Morgan Lewis Bockius LLP(617) 951-8000
One Federal Street
Boston, MA  02110
jonathan.albano@morganlewis.com
Party name: Boston Bar Association, et al.
 
Angelo N. Ancheta 53 Delano Avenue(415) 672-1737
San Francisco, CA  94112
ancheta.law@gmail.com
Party name: American Educational Research Association, et al.
 
Deborah N. Archer New York Law School Racial Justice Project(212)-431-2138
Impact Center for Public Interest Law
185 West Broadway
New York, NY  10013
deborah.archer@nyls.edu
Party name: New York Law School Racial Justice Project
 
Patricia Astorga Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP(212) 530-5000
28 Liberty Street
New York, NY  10005
pastorga@milbank.com
Party name: Teach for America, et al.
 
Donald B. Ayer Jones Day(202) 879-3939
51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001-2113
dbayer@jonesday.com
Party name: Dupont, IBM, Intel, and National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering
 
Junis L. Baldon Frost Brown Todd LLC(502) 589-5400
400 West Market Street, 32nd Floor
Louisville, KY  40202-3363
jbaldon@fbtlaw.com
Party name: Professors Cedric Merlin Powell, et al.
 
Lisa Heather Bebchick Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson(212)-859-8012
One New York Plaza
New York, NY  10004
lisa.bebchick@friedfrank.com
Party name: Anti-Defamation League
 
Bradley A. Benbrook Benbrook Law Group, PC(916) 447-4900
400 Capitol Mall, Suite 1610
Sacramento, CA  95814
brad@benbrooklawgroup.com
Party name: Judicial Education Project
 
Brigida Benitez Steptoe & Johnson LLP(202) 429-3000
1330 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20036
bbenitez@steptoe.com
Party name: Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the Southern Poverty Law Center, et al.
 
Lisa S. Blatt Arnold & Porter LLP(202) 942-5000
601 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20001
Lisa.Blatt@aporter.com
Party name: American Psychological Association
 
Gary L. Bledsoe Bledsoe & Associates(512) 322-9992
316 West 12th Street, Suite 307
Austin, TX  78701
garybledsoe@sbcglobal.net
Party name: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and Texas State Conference of the NAACP
 
James F. Blumstein Vanderbilt University School of Law(615) 322-3710
131 21st Avenue S.
Nashville, TN  37203-1181
james.blumstein@law.vanderbilt.edu
Party name: James F. Blumstein
 
Marisa Bono Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund(210)-224-5476
110 Broadway Suite 300
San Antonio, TX  78205
mbono@maldef.org
Party name: National and Texas Latino Organizations
 
David C. Boyle P.O. Box 15143 (734)-904-6132
Long Beach, CA  90815
dbo@boyleslaw.org
Party name: David Boyle
 
C. Mitchell Brown Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP(803) 799-2000
1320 Main Street
Columbia, SC  29201
mitch.brown@nelsonmullins.com
Party name: The College Board, AACRAO, NCAC, and LSAC
 
Paulette Brown President(312) 988-5000
American Bar Association
321 North Clark Association
Chicago, IL  60654-7598
abapresident@americanbar.org
Party name: American Bar Association
 
Willieta Burlette Carter George Washington University Law School202 994-5155
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC  20052
bcarter@law.gwu.edu
Party name: Professor W. Burlette Carter
 
Jonathan M. Cohen Gilbert LLP(202) 772-2259
1100 New York Ave., N.W.
Suite 700
Washington, DC  20005
cohenj@gotofirm.com
Party name: Coalition of Bar Associations of Color
 
Reed N. Colfax Relman, Dane & Colfax PLLC202-728-1888
1225 19th Street NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC  20036
rcolfax@relmanlaw.com
Party name: Cecilia Polanco, et al.
 
Monte Cooper Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP(650) 514-7400
1000 Marsh Road
Menlo Park, CA  94025
mcooper@orrick.com
Party name: 39 Undergraduate and Graduate Student Organizations Within the University of California
 
Antonette Benita Cordero 300 South Spring Street(213)-897-2039
Suite 1702
Los Angeles, CA  90013
antonette.cordero@doj.ca.gov
Party name: California
 
Peggy Cooper Davis New York University School of Law(212) 998-6465
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY  10012
davisp@mercury.law.nyu.edu
Party name: Students from the New York University School of Law Seminar on Critical Narratives in Civil Rights
 
Constance De la Vega University of San Francisco School of Law(415) 422-2296
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA  94117
delavega@usfca.edu
Party name: Human Rights Advocates, et al.
 
David W. DeBruin Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
1099 New York Avenue, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
ddebruin@jenner.com
Party name: Fortune-100 and Other Leading American Businesses
 
Walter Dellinger O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5319
1625 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
wdellinger@omm.com
Party name: Leading Public Research Universities The University of Delaware, et al.
 
John C. Eastman Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence(877) 855-3330
c/o Chapman University School of Law
One University Drive
Orange, CA  92866
jeastman@chapman.edu
Party name: California Association of Scholars
 
John P. Elwood Vinson & Elkins LLP(202) 639-6500
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Suite 500 West
Washington, DC  20037
jelwood@velaw.com
Party name: University if Michigan
 
Gordon M. Fauth Jr. Litigation Law Group(510) 238-9610
1801 Clement Ave., Suite 101
Oakland, CA  94501
gmf@classlitigation.com
Party name: Asian American Legal Foundation
 
Chris Fedeli Judicial Watch, Inc.(202) 646-5172
425 Third Street, SW, Ste. 800
Washington, DC  20024
cfedeli@judicialwatch.org
Party name: Judicial Watch, Inc., et al.
 
Peter J. Ferrara 2011 Freedom Lane(703) 582-8466
Falls Church, VA  22043
peterferrara@msn.com
Party name: American Civil Rights Union
 
Aderson B. Francois Supervising Attorney Civil Rights Clinic(202) 806-8065
Howard University School of Law
2900 Van Ness Street NW
Washington, DC  20008
afrancois@law.howard.edu
Party name: Civil Rights Clinic and the Education Rights Center at Howard University School of Law
 
Jonathan S. Franklin Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP(202) 662-0466
799 9th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
jonathan.franklin@nortonrosefulbright.com
Party name: Association of American Medical Colleges, et al.
 
Liliana M. Garces 400 Rackley Building (814) 865-9754
University Park, PA  16802
lmg340@psu.edu
Party name: 823 Social Scientists
 
Albert Quoc Giang Caldwell Leslie & Proctor PC(213)-629-9040
725 South Figueroa Street, 31st Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90017-5524
giang@caldwell-leslie.com
Party name: Members of Asian-Americans Advancing Justice, et al.
 
Richard C. Godfrey Kirkland & Ellis LLP(312) 862-2000
300 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL  60654
richard.godfrey@kirkland.com
Party name: American Jewish Committee, et al.
 
Rachel D. Godsil Seton Hall University School of Law(917) 304-2351
One Newark Center
Newark, NJ  07102
rachel.godsil@gmail.com
Party name: Experimental Psychologists
 
Shannon Lee Goessling Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc.(770) 977-2131
2255 Sewell Mill Rd., Suite 320
Marietta, GA  30062
shannon@southeasternlegal.org
Party name: Southeastern Legal Foundation
 
Stephen D Gordon Holland & Knight LLP(202) 955-3000
800 17th Street NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC  20006
steven.gordon@hklaw.com
Party name: Ruben Hinojosa, Member of Congress, et al.
 
Melissa Hart University of Colorado Law School(303) 735-6344
Wolf Law Building
UCB 401
Boulder, CO  80309
Melissa.hart@colorado.edu
Party name: Religious Organizations and Campus Ministries, et al.
 
Maura T. Healey Attorney General of Massachusetts(617) 727-2200
One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA  02108
maura.healey@state.ma.us
Party name: Massachusetts, et al.
 
Marc A. Hearron Morrison & Forester LLP(202)-778-1663
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 6000
Washington, DC  20006
MHearron@mofo.com
Party name: Society for American Law Teachers
 
Matthew Henshon Henshon Klein LLP(617) 367-1800
120 Water St., 2nd Floor
Boston, MA  02109
mhenshon@henshon.com
Party name: National Association of Basketball Coaches, et al.
 
David G. Hinojosa Intercultural Development Research Association(210) 224-1710
5815 Callaghan Rd., Ste 101
San Antonio, TX  78205
dhinojosa@idra
Party name: Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA)
 
Larry H. James Crabbe Brown & James LLP(614) 228-5511
500 South Front Street, Suite 1200
Columbus, OH  43215
ljames@cbjlawyer.com
Party name: Nationwide Coalition of Educators, et al.
 
Pamela S. Karlan Stanford Law School(650) 725-4851
Supreme Court Litigation Clinic
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA  94305-8610
karlan@stanford.edu
Party name: Association of American Law Schools
 
Peter N. Kirsanow Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP216-363-4500
200 Public Square, Suite 2300
Cleveland, OH  44114
pkirsanow@beneschlaw.com
Party name: Gail Heriot and Peter Kirsanow, Members of the United States Commission on Civil Rights
 
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
 
Steven J. Lechner Mountain States Legal Foundation(303) 292-2021
2596 South Lewis Way
Lakewood, CO  80227
lechner@mountainstateslegal.com
Party name: Mountain States Legal Foundation
 
Eric L. Lewis Lewis Baach PLLC(202) 833-8900
1899 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC  20006
eric.lewis@lewisbaach.com
Party name: 53 Current Members of the Texas State Senate and House of Representatives
 
Lawrence S. Lustberg Gibbons P.C. (973) 596-4731
One Gateway Center
Newark, NJ  07102-5310
llustberg@gibbonslaw.com
Party name: Six Educational Nonprofit Organizations
 
Martin Michaelson Hogan & Lovells US LLP(202) 637-5600
555 Thirteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20004
martin.michaelson@hoganlovells.com
Party name: American Council on Education and 37 Other Higher Education Organizations
 
Mitchell Y. Mirviss Venable LLP(410) 244-7400
750 East Pratt Street, Suite 900
Baltimore, MD  21202
mymirviss@venable.com
Party name: U.S. Senators Harry Reid, et al.
 
Alice M. O'Brien National Education Association(202) 822-7035
1201 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
aobrien@nea.org
Party name: National Education Association, et al.
 
David Orentlicher Indiana University, School of Law(317) 274-4993
530 W. New York Street
lndianapolis, IN  46202-3225
dorentli@iu.edu
Party name: David Orentlicher in support of neither party
 
Meredith B. Parenti 7500 San Felipe, Suite 600 (281)-224-5848
P.O. Box 19152
Houston, TX  77224
meredith@parentilaw.com
Party name: Richard D. Kahlenberg in support of neither party
 
John J. Park Jr. Strickland Brockington Lewis LLP(678) 347-2208
1170 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 2200
Atlanta, GA  30309
jjp@sbllaw.net
Party name: Southeastern Legal Foundation
 
Dennis D. Parker American Civil Liberties Union Foundation(212) 549-2500
125 Broad Street
New York, NY  10004
dparker@aclu.org
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Texas
 
Eva J. Paterson Equal Justice Society(415) 288-8703
1999 Harrison St., Suite 800
Oakland, CA  94612
epaterson@equaljusticesociety.org
Party name: Social and Organizational Psychologists
 
Bradley S. Phillips Munger Tolles & Olson LLP(213) 683-9100
355 South Grand Avenue, 35th Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90071-1560
bradley.phillips@mto.com
Party name: the President and the Chancellors of the University of California
 
Carter G. Phillips Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8000
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cphillips@sidley.com
Party name: Dean Robert Post and Dean Martha Minow
 
A.W. Phinney III. Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.(617) 542-6000
One Financial Center
Boston, MA  02111
AWPhinney@mintz.com
Party name: Empirical Scholars
 
Shakira Denise Pleasant association Professor(912) 525-3900
Savannah Law School
5516 Drayton Street
Savannah, GA  31401
spleasant@savannahlawschool.org
Party name: Legal Scholars Defending Diversity in Higher Education
 
Michael M. Purpura Carlsmith Ball LLP1001 Bishop St., Suite 2100(808) 523-2500
Honolulu, HI  9680320502
mpurpura@carlsmith.com
Party name: Lt. Gen. Julius W. Becton, Jr., et al.
 
Felicia Reid Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP(415) 835-9000
505 Montgomery Street, Suite 1300
San Francisco, CA  94111
freid@hkemploymentlaw.com
Party name: Current and Former Student Body Presidents of University of Texas at Austin
 
Dean Richlin Foley Hoag LLP(617) 832-1000
155 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA  02210
drichlin@foleyhoag.com
Party name: Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, et al.
 
David B. Rivkin Jr. Baker & Hostetler LLP(202) 861-1731
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20036
drivkin@bakerlaw.com
Party name: The Cato Institute
 
Michael E. Rosman Center for Individual Rights(202) 833-8400
1233 20th St., NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC  20036
rosman@cir-usa.org
Party name: Center for Individual Rights
 
Charles A. Rothfeld Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
crothfeld@mayerbrown.com
Party name: National Women's Law Center, et al.
 
Sylvia Royce 3509 Connecticut Avenue NW(202) 362-3445
#1176
Washington, DC  20008
sylvia_royce@hotmail.com
Party name: Richard Lempert
 
John Paul Schnapper-Casteras NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund(202) 682-1300
1444 I Street NW
Washington, DC  20005
jschnapper@naacpldf.org
Party name: the Black Student Alliance at the University of Texas at Austin, et al.
 
David E. Schwartz Four Times Square(212) 735-3000
New York, NY
david.schwartz@probonolaw.com
Party name: United Negro College Fund and National Urban League
 
Michael Y. Scudder Jr. Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP(312) 407-0700
155 North Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL  60606-1720
Michael.Scudder@skadden.com
Party name: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 
Jay Alan Sekulow American Center for Law & Justice(202) 546-8890
201 Maryland Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC  20002
sekulow@aclj.org
Party name: American Center for Law and Justice
 
Pratik A. Shah Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP(202) 887-4000
1333 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20036
pshah@akingump.com
Party name: National School Boards Association, et al.
 
Charles S. Sims Proskauer Rose LLP(212) 969-3950
Eleven Times Square
New York, NY  10036
csims@proskauer.com
Party name: Amherst College, et al.
 
Paul M. Smith Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6060
1099 New York Avenue, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
psmith@jenner.com
Party name: Brown University, et al.
 
Stuart S. Taylor Jr. 3911 Jocelyn St. NW (202) 966-0677
Washington, DC  20015
stuarttaylorjr@gmail.com
Party name: Richard Sander in support of neither party
 
David H. Tennant Nixon Peabody LLP(585)-263-1021
1300 Clinton Square
Rochester, NY  14618
dtennant@nixonpeabody.com
Party name: New York State Bar Association
 
Joshua P. Thompson Pacific Legal Foundation(916)-419-7111
930 G Street
Sacramento, CA  95814
jpt@pacificlegal.org
Party name: Pacific Legal Foundation, et al.
 
Jeffrey A. Udell Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP(212)-451-2238
Park Avenue Tower
65 East 55th Street
New York, NY  10022
judell@olshanlaw.com
Party name: California Institute of Technology, et al.
 
G. Allan Van Fleet McDermott Will & Emery LLP(713) 653-1703
1000 Louisiana, suite 3900
Houston, TX
avanfleet@mwe.com
Party name: The Family of Heman Sweatt
 
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: the United States
 
Seth P. Waxman Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202) 663-6000
1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
seth.waxman@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Harvard University
 
Joseph D. Weiner Littler Mendelson P.C.612.630.1000
80 South 8th Street, Suite 1300
Minneapolis, MN  55402
jweiner@littler.com
Party name: American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity, et al.
 
Kimberly C. West-Faulcon Loyola Law School213-736-8172
919 Albany Street
Los Angeles, CA  90015
kimberly.west-faulcon@lls.edu
Party name: Kimberly West-Faulcon
 
Elizabeth B. Wydra Constitutional Accountability Center(202) 296-6889
1200 18th St., N.W., Suite 501
Washington, DC  20036
elizabeth@theusconstitution.org
Party name: Constitutional Law Scholars and Constitutional Accountability Center
 
Jonathan R. Zell 5953 Rock Hill Road 614-864-2292
Columbus, OH  43213
jonathan_zell@yahoo.com
Party name: Jonathan Zell
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