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Docket for 15-513
No. 15-513
Title:
State Farm Fire and Casualty Company, Petitioner
v.
United States, ex rel. Cori Rigsby, et al.
Docketed:October 21, 2015
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(14-60160)
  Decision Date:July 13, 2015
  Rehearing Denied:August 11, 2015
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 20 2015 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 20, 2015)
Nov 20 2015 Brief of respondents United States, ex rel. Cori Rigsby, et al. in opposition filed.
Nov 20 2015 Brief amicus curiae of The American Tort Reform Association filed.
Nov 20 2015 Brief amicus curiae of The Academy Advisors filed.
Nov 20 2015 Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation, and Allied Educational Foundation filed.
Nov 20 2015 Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.
Nov 20 2015 Brief amicus curiae of The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Nov 30 2015 Reply of petitioner State Farm Fire and Casualty Company filed.
Dec 2 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 8, 2016.
Jan 11 2016 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Apr 15 2016 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Apr 25 2016 Supplemental brief of petitioner State Farm Fire and Casualty Company filed.
May 3 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 19, 2016.
May 23 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 26, 2016.
May 31 2016 Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.
Jun 17 2016 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 29, 2016.
Jun 17 2016 The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including September 12, 2016.
Jul 22 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents.
Jul 29 2016 Joint appendix filed. (3 volumes).
Jul 29 2016 Brief of petitioner State Farm Fire and Casualty Company filed.
Jul 29 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Aug 5 2016 Brief amici curiae of The American Tort Reform Association, et al. filed.
Aug 5 2016 Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.
Aug 5 2016 Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation, and Allied Educational Foundation filed.
Aug 5 2016 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Aug 5 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Coalition for Government Procurement filed.
Aug 5 2016 Brief amicus curiae of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar filed.
Sep 2 2016 SET FOR ARGUMENT On Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Sep 9 2016 Record has been requested from the U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit.
Sep 12 2016 Brief of respondents United States, ex rel. Cori Rigsby, et al. filed.
Sep 19 2016 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Sep 19 2016 Brief amicus curiae of National Whistleblower Center filed.
Sep 19 2016 Received from the U.S.D.C. Southern Dist. of Mississippi. (7 Boxes) a portion of the record is SEALED.
Sep 19 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund filed.
Sep 19 2016 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Sep 28 2016 CIRCULATED
Oct 11 2016 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Oct 12 2016 Reply of petitioner State Farm Fire and Casualty Company filed. (Distributed)
Nov 1 2016 Argued. For petitioner: Kathleen M. Sullivan, New York, N. Y. For respondents: Tejinder Singh, Bethesda, Md.; and John F. Bash, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Dec 6 2016 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Jan 9 2017 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Sheila L. Birnbaum Quinn Emanuel Urquhart(212) 849-7000
    Counsel of Record & Sullivan, LLP
51 Madison Ave., 22nd Floor
New York, NY  10010
sheilabirnbaum@quinnemanuel.com
Party name: State Farm Fire and Casualty Company
 
Kathleen M. Sullivan Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP(212) 849-7000
51 Madison Ave., 22nd Floor
New York, NY  10010
kathleensullivan@quinnemanuel.com
Party name: State Farm Fire and Casualty Company
Attorneys for Respondents:
William E. Copley Weisbrod Matteis & Copley PLLC(202) 499-7900
    Counsel of Record1200 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Suite 600
Washington, DC  20036
wcopley@wmclaw..com
Party name: United States, ex rel. Cori Rigsby, et al.
 
Tejinder Singh Goldstein & Russell, P.C.(202)-362-0636
7475 Wisconsin Ave.
Suite 850
Bethesda, MD  20814
tsingh@goldsteinrussell.com
Party name: United States, ex rel. Cori Rigsby, et al.
Other:
Cory L. Andrews Washington Legal Foundation(202)-588-0302
2009 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
candrews@wlf.org
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation, and Allied Educational Foundation
 
John F. Bash Assistant to the Solicitor General
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: United States
 
Lawrence S. Ebner Dentons US LLP(202) 496-7500
1900 K Street NW
Washington, DC  20006
lawrence.ebner@dentons.com
Party name: DRI-The Voice of The Defense Bar
 
Jessica L. Ellsworth Hogan Lovells US LLP(202) 637-5886
555 Thirteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
jessica.ellsworth@hoganlovells.com
Party name: The American Tort Reform Association, et al.
 
Ian Heath Gershengorn 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
 
Jeffrey T. Green Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8000
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
jgreen@sidley.com
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
 
Dan Himmelfarb Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
dhimmelfarb@mayerbrown.com
Party name: Coalition for Government Procurement
 
Stephen M. Kohn Kohn Kohn & Colapinto, LLP(202) 342-6980
3233 P Street, NW
Washington, DC  20007
sk@kkc.com
Party name: National Whistleblower Center
 
Robert A. Long Jr. Covington & Burling LLP(202) 662-6000
One City Center
850 Tenth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20004-2401
rlong@cov.com
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al.
 
James C. Martin Reed Smith LLP(412) 288-3131
225 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15222
jcmartin@reedsmith.com
Party name: The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
 
Frederick M. Morgan Jr. Morgan Verkamp LLC(513) 651-4400
35 East 7th Street, Suite 600
Cincinnati, OH  45202
rmorgan@morganverkamp.com
Party name: Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund
 
David W. O'Brien Crowell & Moring LLP(202) 624-2500
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20004
dobrien@crowell.com
Party name: The Academy Advisors
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