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Docket for 16-500
No. 16-500
Title:
R. P., et ux., Petitioners
v.
Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, et al.
Docketed:October 13, 2016
Lower Ct:Court of Appeal of California, Second Appellate District
  Case Nos.:(B270775)
  Decision Date:July 8, 2016
Discretionary Court  
  Decision Date:September 14, 2016

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 7 2016 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 14, 2016)
Nov 7 2016 Brief amici curiae of Goldwater Institute and Cato Institute filed.
Nov 8 2016 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 14, 2016, for all respondents.
Nov 8 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondent Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.
Nov 14 2016 Brief amicus curiae of American Academy of Adoption Attorneys filed.
Dec 9 2016 Brief of respondent The Minor, Alexandria P. in opposition filed.
Dec 9 2016 Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent The Minor, Alexandria P.
Dec 13 2016 Brief of respondent Father J.E. in opposition filed. (Distributed)
Dec 13 2016 Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Father J.E. (Distributed)
Dec 14 2016 Brief of respondent Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma in opposition filed.
Dec 14 2016 Brief of respondent Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services in opposition filed.
Dec 19 2016 Letter of December 19, 2016, from counsel for petitioner received waiving the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition pursuant to Rule 15.5.
Dec 20 2016 Reply of petitioners R. P., et ux. filed.
Dec 21 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.
Jan 9 2017 Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Jan 9 2017 Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Jan 9 2017 Petition DENIED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Lori Alvino McGill Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz LLP(202) 847-4035
    Counsel of Record1900 M Street, N.W., Suite 800
Washington, DC  20036
lalvinomcgill@wilkinsonwalsh.com
Party name: R. P., et ux.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Christopher Blake P.O. Box 90218 (858) 274-1772
    Counsel of RecordSan Diego, CA  92169
christopherblake@sbcglobal.net
Party name: The Minor, Alexandria P.
 
Kim Nemoy Principal Deputy County Counsel(323) 526-6189
    Counsel of Record 201 Centre Plaza Dr., Suite 1
Monterey Park, CA  91754-2142
knemoy@counsel.lacounty.gov
Party name: Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services
 
Joanne Willis Newton 13223 - 1- Black Mountain Rd., # 284(800) 690-1558
    Counsel of RecordSan Diego, CA  92129
jwn@willisnewtonlaw.com
Party name: Father J.E.
 
Michael Sean Burrage Whitten Burrage(405) 516-7800
1215 Classen Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73103
mburrage@whittenburragelaw.com
Party name: Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Other:
Mark David Fiddler Fiddler Law Office, P.A.(612) 822-4095
6800 France Avenue So., Suite 190
Minneapolis, MN  55435
mark@fiddler-law.com
Party name: American Academy of Adoption Attorneys
 
Timothy Sandefur Goldwater Institute(602) 462-5000
Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation
500 E. Coronado Rd.
Phoenix, AZ  85004
litigation@goldwaterinstitute.org
Party name: Goldwater Institute and Cato Institute
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