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Docket for 16-405
No. 16-405
Title:
BNSF Railway Co., Petitioner
v.
Kelli Tyrrell, Special Administrator for the Estate of Brent T. Tyrrell, Deceased, et al.
Docketed:September 28, 2016
Linked with 16A67
Lower Ct:Supreme Court of Montana
  Case Nos.:(DA 14-0825)
  Decision Date:May 31, 2016
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jul 18 2016 Application (16A67) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 29, 2016 to September 28, 2016, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Jul 20 2016 Application (16A67) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until September 28, 2016.
Sep 28 2016 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 28, 2016)
Oct 20 2016 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 28, 2016.
Oct 28 2016 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by The Association of American Railroads.
Oct 28 2016 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Washington Legal Foundation.
Oct 28 2016 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by National Association of Manufacturers.
Oct 28 2016 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al.
Nov 28 2016 Brief of respondents Kelli Tyrrell, Special Administrator for the Estate of Brent T. Tyrrell, Deceased, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 13 2016 Reply of petitioner BNSF Railway Co. filed.
Dec 14 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.
Jan 9 2017 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 13, 2017.
Jan 13 2017 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by National Association of Manufacturers GRANTED.
Jan 13 2017 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. GRANTED.
Jan 13 2017 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by The Association of American Railroads GRANTED.
Jan 13 2017 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Washington Legal Foundation GRANTED.
Jan 13 2017 Petition GRANTED.
Jan 17 2017 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the Petitioner.
Feb 17 2017 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Feb 21 2017 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the Respondents.
Feb 24 2017 Record requested from the Supreme Court of Montana.
Feb 27 2017 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Feb 27 2017 Brief of petitioner BNSF Railway Company filed.
Mar 2 2017 Record received from the Supreme Court of Montana. The record is electronic.
Mar 6 2017 Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation, and Allied Educational Foundation filed.
Mar 6 2017 Brief amici curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.
Mar 6 2017 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Mar 6 2017 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Manufacturers filed.
Mar 6 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Association of American Railroads filed.
Mar 6 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Stephen E. Sachs filed.
Mar 7 2017 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Mar 22 2017 CIRCULATED.
Mar 24 2017 Record received from the Montana 13th Judicial District Court for Yellowstone County (1 envelope).



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Andrew S. Tulumello Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
    Counsel of Record1050 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20036
atulumello@gibsondunn.com
Party name: BNSF Railway Company
Attorneys for Respondents:
Julie A. Murray Public Citizen Litigation Group(202) 588-1000
    Counsel of Record1600 20th Street NW
Washington, DC  20009
jmurray@citizen.org
Party name: Kelli Tyrrell, Special Administrator for the Estate of Brent T. Tyrrell, Deceased, et al.
 
Robert S. Fain Jr. 2060 Overland Avenue(406) 254-2967
Billings, MT  59102
Party name: Kelli Tyrrell, Special Administrator for the Estate of Brent T. Tyrrell, Deceased, 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
 
Paul D. Clement Kirkland & Ellis LLP(202) 879-5000
655 Fifteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
paul.clement@kirkland.com
Party name: The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al.
 
Philip S. Goldberg Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP(202) 783-8400
1155 F Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC  20004
pgoldberg@shb.com
Party name: National Association of Manufacturers
 
Stephen E. Sachs 210 Science Drive (919)-613-8542
Box 90360
Durham, NC  27708-0360
sachs@law.duke.edu
Party name: Professor Stephen E. Sachs
 
Daniel Saphire Association of American Railroads (202) 639-2505
425 3rd Street, S.W.
Washington, DC  20024
dsaphire@aar.org
Party name: Association of American Railroads
 
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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