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Docket for 15-109
No. 15-109
Title:
Jermaine Simmons, et al., Petitioners
v.
Walter J. Himmelreich
Docketed:July 23, 2015
Linked with 14A1201
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(13-4212)
  Decision Date:September 9, 2014
  Rehearing Denied:March 10, 2015
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
May 22 2015 Application (14A1201) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 8, 2015 to July 23, 2015, submitted to Justice Kagan.
May 22 2015 Application (14A1201) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until July 23, 2015.
Jul 23 2015 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 24, 2015)
Aug 4 2015 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 23, 2015.
Sep 22 2015 Brief of respondent Walter J. Himmelreich in opposition filed.
Sep 22 2015 Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Walter J. Himmelreich.
Oct 7 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 30, 2015.
Oct 8 2015 Reply of petitioners Jermaine Simmons, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 2 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 6, 2015.
Nov 6 2015 Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Nov 6 2015 Petition GRANTED.
Nov 23 2015 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including December 28, 2015.
Nov 23 2015 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including February 3, 2016.
Dec 28 2015 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of cost filed.)
Dec 28 2015 Brief of petitioners Jermaine Simmons, et al. filed.
Jan 29 2016 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Feb 3 2016 Brief of respondent Walter J. Himmelreich filed.
Feb 4 2016 Brief amici curiae of Professors Gregory Sisk and James Pfander filed.
Feb 8 2016 Record requested from U.S.C.A. 6th Circuit.
Feb 10 2016 CIRCULATED.
Feb 10 2016 Brief amici curiae of Public Citizen, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 4 2016 Reply of petitioners Jermaine Simmons, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 22 2016 Argued. For petitioners: Roman Martinez, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Christian Vergonis, Washington, D. C.
Jun 6 2016 Judgment is affirmed and case remanded. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Jul 8 2016 JUDGMENT ISSUED



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
    Counsel of Record United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: Jermaine Simmons, et al.
 
Roman Martinez V. Assistant to the Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: Jermaine Simmons, et al.
Attorneys for Respondent:
Christian G. Vergonis Jones Day(202) 879-3939
    Counsel of Record51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
cvergonis@jonesday.com
Party name: Walter J. Himmelreich
Other:
Gregory C. Sisk University of St. Thomas School of Law(651) 962-4923
1000 LaSalle Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
gcsisk@stthomas.edu
Party name: Professors Gregory Sisk and James Pfander
 
Allison M. Zieve Public Citizen Litigation Group(202) 588-1000
1600 20th St., NW
Washington, DC  20009
azieve@citizen.org
Party name: Public Citizen, Inc., et al.
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