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Docket for 15-145
No. 15-145
Title:
Husky International Electronics, Inc., Petitioner
v.
Daniel Lee Ritz, Jr.
Docketed:July 31, 2015
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(14-20526)
  Decision Date:May 22, 2015
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jul 30 2015 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 31, 2015)
Aug 28 2015 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 30, 2015.
Sep 30 2015 Brief of respondent Daniel Lee Ritz, Jr. in opposition filed.
Oct 13 2015 Reply of petitioner Husky International Electronics, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 14 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 30, 2015.
Nov 2 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 6, 2015.
Nov 6 2015 Petition GRANTED.
Dec 21 2015 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Dec 21 2015 Brief of petitioner Husky International Electronics, Inc. filed.
Dec 23 2015 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Dec 23 2015 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees filed.
Dec 28 2015 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Dec 28 2015 Brief amici curiae of Bankruptcy Law Professors filed.
Jan 5 2016 Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit.
Jan 5 2016 Records from the U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit, as well as U.S.D.C. Southern Dist. of Texas is electronic and located on PACER.
Jan 15 2016 CIRCULATED.
Jan 15 2016 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Jan 20 2016 Brief of respondent Daniel Lee Ritz, Jr. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 25 2016 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys filed. (Distributed)
Jan 25 2016 Brief amici curiae of Professors Richard Aaron, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 27 2016 Brief amicus curiae of G. Eric Brunstad, Jr. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 18 2016 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Feb 19 2016 Reply of petitioner Husky International Electronics, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2016 Argued. For petitioner: Shay Dvoretzky, Washington, D. C.; and Sarah E. Harrington, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Erin E. Murphy, Washington, D. C.
May 16 2016 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion.
Jun 17 2016 JUDGMENT ISSUED



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Shay Dvoretzky Jones Day(202) 879-3939
    Counsel of Record51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
sdvoretzky@jonesday.com
Party name: Husky International Electronics, Inc.
Attorneys for Respondent:
Erin E. Murphy Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
    Counsel of Record500 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC  20036
emurphy@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: Daniel Lee Ritz, Jr.
 
William D. Weber Weber Law Firm, P.C.(713) 789-3300
6666 Harwin Drive, Suite 220
Houston, TX  77036-2251
wdw@weberlaw.com
Party name: Daniel Lee Ritz, Jr.
Other:
G. Eric Brunstad Jr. Dechert LLP(860) 524-3999
90 State House Square
Hartford, CT  06103
eric.brunstad@dechert.com
Party name: G. Eric Brunstad, Jr.
 
Jerrold J. Ganzfried Holland & Knight LLP(202) 469-5151
800 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100
Washington, DC  20006
jerry.ganzfried@hklaw.com
Party name: Bankruptcy Law Professors
 
Sarah Elaine Harrington Assistant to the Solicitor General
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States
 
David R. Kuney Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP(202) 659-6807
1800 M Street, NW, Suite 450 North
Washington, DC  20036
dkuney@wtplaw.com
Party name: National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
 
Richard Lieb Research Professor of Law(212) 479-6020
St. John's University School of Law
8000 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica, NY  11439
LLM@stjohns.edu
Party name: Professors Richard Aaron, et al.
 
Robert Radasevich Neal Gerber & EisenbergTwo North LaSalle Street (312) 269-8000
Chicago, IL  60602
rradasevich@ngelaw.com
Party name: National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees
 
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
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