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Docket for 15-1031
No. 15-1031
Title:
John Howell, Petitioner
v.
Sandra Howell
Docketed:February 16, 2016
Lower Ct:Supreme Court of Arizona
  Case Nos.:(CV-15-0030-PR)
  Decision Date:December 2, 2015
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Feb 16 2016 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 17, 2016)
Mar 11 2016 Brief of respondent Sandra Howell in opposition filed.
Mar 28 2016 Reply of petitioner John Howell filed.
Mar 30 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 15, 2016.
Apr 18 2016 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Oct 17 2016 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Nov 1 2016 Supplemental brief of petitioner John Howell filed.
Nov 2 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2016.
Nov 28 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 2, 2016.
Dec 2 2016 Petition GRANTED.
Dec 22 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioner.
Dec 22 2016 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner John Howell.
Dec 29 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party received from counsel for respondent.
Jan 9 2017 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.
Jan 17 2017 Brief of petitioner John Howell filed.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amici curiae of Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Operation Firing for Effect filed.
Feb 3 2017 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, March 20, 2017
Feb 3 2017 Record requested from the Supreme Court of Arizona.
Feb 16 2017 Brief of respondent Sandra Howell filed.
Feb 21 2017 Record received from the Supreme Court of Arizona. The record is electronic.
Feb 22 2017 CIRCULATED.
Feb 23 2017 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2017 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Mar 6 2017 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Mar 13 2017 Reply of petitioner John Howell filed. (Distributed)
Mar 20 2017 Argued. For petitioner: Adam G. Unikowsky, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Charles W. Wirken, Phoenix, Ariz.; and Ilana H. Eisenstein, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Adam G. Unikowsky Jenner & Block, LLP(202) 639-6000
    Counsel of Record1099 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001-4412
aunikowsky@jenner.com
Party name: John Howell
Attorneys for Respondent:
Charles W. Wirken Gust Rosenfeld PLC(602) 257-7959
    Counsel of RecordOne E. Washington
Suite 1600
Phoenix, AZ  85004-2553
cwirken@gustlaw.com
Party name: Sandra Howell
Other:
Ilana Hope Eisenstein 950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. 202-307-3933
Washington, DC  20530
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States
 
Carson J. Tucker Law Offices of Carson J. Tucker(734) 629-5870
117 N. First Street, Suite 111
Ann Arbor, MI  48104
cjtucker@lexfori.org
Party name: Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Operation Firing for Effect
 
Jeffrey B. Wall Acting 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
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