No. 03-1395, Tenet, Individually and as Director of Central Intelligence and
Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, et al. v. Doe et ux.

Argued January 11, 2005

	Acting Solicitor General Clement argued the cause for petitioners.  With
him on the briefs were Assistant Attorney General Keisler, Deputy Assistant
Attorney General Katsas, Lisa S. Blatt, Barbara L. Herwig, and H. Thomas
Byron III.

	David J. Burman argued the cause for respondents.  With him on the
brief were Steven W. Hale, Elizabeth A. Alaniz, and Marie Aglion.


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No. 03-9168, Shepard v. United States

Argued November 8, 2004

	Linda J. Thompson, by appointment of the Court, 543 U. S. ___, argued
the cause for petitioner.  With her on the briefs were John M. Thompson and
Jeffrey T. Green.

	John P. Elwood argued the cause for the United States.  With him on the
brief were Acting Solicitor General Clement, Assistant Attorney General Wray,
and Deputy Solicitor General Dreeben.

	Gregory L. Poe, Roy T. Englert, Jr., Max Huffman, and Pamela Harris
filed a brief for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as
amicus curiae urging reversal.

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No. 03-184, Ballard et ux. v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue; and
No. 03-1034, Estate of Kanter, Deceased, et al. v. Commissioner of Internal
Revenue

Argued December 7, 2004

	Stephen M. Shapiro argued the cause for petitioners in both cases.  On
the briefs in No. 03-184 were Vester T. Hughes, Jr., Robert E. Davis, David J.
Schenck, Christopher D. Kratovil, Steven S. Brown, Royal B. Martin, and
William G. Sullivan.
With Mr. Shapiro on the briefs in No. 03-1034 were Richard H. Pildes, Peter J.
Rubin, N. Jerold Cohen, Teresa Wynn Roseborough, Philip Allen Lacovara, and
Randall G. Dick.

	Deputy Solicitor General Hungar argued the cause for respondent in
both cases.  With him on the brief were Acting Solicitor General Clement,
Assistant Attorney General O'Connor, Deputy Assistant Attorney General
Morrison, Traci L. Lovitt, Kenneth L. Greene, and Steven W. Parks.     Briefs of
amici curiae urging reversal in both cases were filed for the National
Federation of Independent Business Legal Foundation by H. Christopher
Bartolomucci; and for Senator David Pryor et al. by Roderick M. Hills, Jr.

	Scott L. Nelson, Alan B. Morrison, and Steven R. Shapiro filed a brief for
Public Citizen, Inc., et al. as amici curiae urging reversal in No. 03-1034.

	Leandra Lederman, pro se, filed a brief as amicus curiae.

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No. 03-287, Wilkinson, Director, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and
Correction, et al. v. Dotson et al.

Argued December 6, 2004

	Douglas R. Cole, State Solicitor of Ohio, argued the cause for
petitioners.  With him on the briefs were Jim Petro, Attorney General,
Stephen P. Carney, Senior Deputy Solicitor, and Todd R. Marti,
Assistant Solicitor.

	John Q. Lewis argued the cause for respondent Johnson.  With him on
the brief were Donald B. Ayer, William K. Shirey II, and David L. Shapiro.

	Alan E. Untereiner argued the cause and filed a brief for respondent
Dotson.

	A brief of amici curiae urging reversal was filed for the State of Alabama
et al. by Troy King, Attorney General of Alabama, Kevin C. Newsom, Solicitor
General, and Michael B. Billingsley, Deputy Solicitor General, and by the
Attorneys General for their respective States as follows: Gregg D. Renkes of
Alaska, M. Jane Brady of Delaware, Thurbert E. Baker of Georgia, Mark J.
Bennett of Hawaii, Lawrence G. Wasden of Idaho, Lisa Madigan of Illinois,
Phill Kline of Kansas, J. Joseph Curran, Jr., of Maryland, Thomas F. Reilly of
Massachusetts, Jim Hood of Mississippi, Jon Bruning of Nebraska, Gerald J.
Pappert of Pennsylvania, Harry McMaster of South Carolina, Larry Long of
South Dakota, Greg Abbott of Texas, Jerry W. Kilgore of Virginia, and Darrell
V. McGraw, Jr., of West Virginia.

	Norman L. Sirak and Leonard Yelsky filed a brief for 2,974 Former and
Current Ohio Inmates et al.

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No. 03-1423, Muehler et al. v. Mena

Argued December 8, 2004

	Carter G. Phillips argued the cause for petitioners.  With him on the
briefs were Joseph R. Guerra and David H. Hirsch.

	Kannon K. Shanmugam argued the cause for the United States as
amicus curiae urging reversal.  With him on the brief were Acting Solicitor
General Clement, Assistant Attorney General Wray, and Deputy Solicitor
General Dreeben.

	Paul L. Hoffman argued the cause for respondent.  With him on the brief
were Benjamin Schonbrun, Michael S. Morrison, and Erwin Chemerinsky.
Richard Ruda and James I. Crowley filed a brief for the National League of
Cities et al. as amici curiae urging reversal.

	Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for the American Civil
Liberties Union et al. by Mark D. Rosenbaum, Ahilan T. Arulanantham, Steven
R. Shapiro, Lucas Guttentag, and Lee Gelernt; and for the National Association
of Criminal Defense Lawyers by Henk Brands and Pamela Harris.
	Briefs of amici curiae were filed for the National Latino Officers
Association et al. by Baher Azmy, Lawrence S. Lustberg, and Jonathan L.
Hafetz; and for the Police Officers Research Association of California Legal
Defense Fund et al. by Michael J. Hansen.

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No. 03-1601, City of Rancho Palos Verdes, California, et al. v. Abrams

Argued January 19, 2005

	Jeffrey A. Lamken argued the cause for petitioners.  With him on the
briefs were T. Peter Pierce, Gregory M. Kunert, and Nicholas P. Miller.

	James A. Feldman argued the cause for the United States as amicus
curiae urging reversal.  With him on the brief were Acting Solicitor General
Clement, Assistant Attorney General Keisler, Deputy Solicitor General Hungar,
and Thomas M. Bondy.

	 Seth P. Waxman argued the cause for respondent.  With him on the brief
were William T. Lake, Jonathan J. Frankel, Paul R. Q. Wolfson, Brian W.
Murray, Wilkie Cheong, Christopher D. Imlay, and David J. Kaufman.

	Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal were filed for the State of Alabama
et al. by Troy King, Attorney General of Alabama, and Kevin C. Newsom,
Solicitor General, and by the Attorneys General for their respective
jurisdictions as follows: Gregg D. Renkes of Alaska, M. Jane Brady of Delaware,
Douglas B. Moylan of Guam, Mark J. Bennett of Hawaii, Lisa Madigan of
Illinois, Steve Carter of Indiana, Tom Reilly of Massachusetts, Mike McGrath of
Montana, Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon of Missouri, Brian Sandoval of Nevada, Jim
Petro of Ohio, Hardy Myers of Oregon, Lawrence E.  Long of South Dakota,
Greg Abbott of Texas, Mark L. Shurtleff of Utah, William H. Sorrell of Vermont,
and Jerry W. Kilgore of Virginia; for Local Governments et al. by Roy T.
Englert, Jr., Max Huffman, James N. Horwood, and Peter J. Hopkins; and for
the National League of Cities et al. by Richard Ruda, James I. Crowley, Robert
A. Long, and Heidi C. Doerhoff.

	Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for the American
Mobile Telecommunications Association by Russell D. Lukas; for the Cellular
Telecommunications & Internet Association by Andrew G. McBride, Joshua S.
Turner, and Michael Altschul; for the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights
Under Law et al. by Reginald D. Steer and Michael L. Foreman; for Public
Citizen, Inc., by Scott L. Nelson; and for James A. Kay, Jr., by Barry Richard.

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No. 03-1039, Brown, Acting Warden v. Payton

Argued November 10, 2004

	A. Natalia Cortina, Deputy Attorney General of California, argued the
cause for petitioner.  With her on the briefs were Bill Lockyer, Attorney
General, Manuel M. Medeiros, State Solicitor General, Robert R. Anderson,
Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gary W. Schons, Senior Assistant Attorney
General, Steven T. Oetting, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, and Melissa
A. Mandel, Deputy Attorney General.

	Dean R. Gits argued the cause for respondent.  With him on the brief
were Maria E. Stratton, Mark R. Drozdowski, and Rosalie L. Rakoff.  Kent S.
Scheidegger and Charles L. Hobson filed a brief for the Criminal Justice Legal
Foundation as amicus curiae urging reversal.

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No. 02-1672, Jackson v. Birmingham Board of Education

Argued November 30, 2004

	Walter Dellinger argued the cause for petitioner.  With him on the briefs
were Marcia D. Greenberger, Jocelyn Samuels, Dina R. Lassow, Matthew D.
Roberts, and Pamela A. Harris.

	Irving L. Gornstein argued the cause for the United States as amicus
curiae urging reversal.  With him on the brief were Acting Solicitor General
Clement, Assistant Attorney General Acosta, Dennis J. Dimsey, and Linda F.
Thome.

	Kenneth L. Thomas argued the cause for respondent.  With him on the
brief was Valerie L. Acoff.

	Kevin C. Newsom, Solicitor General of Alabama, argued the cause for the
State of Alabama et al. as amici curiae urging affirmance.  With him on the
brief were Troy King, Attorney General, and the Attorneys General for their
respective States as follows: M. Jane Brady of Delaware, Mark J. Bennett of
Hawaii, Brian Sandoval of Nevada, Hardy Myers of Oregon, Lawrence E. Long
of South Dakota, Paul G. Summers of Tennessee, Mark L. Shurtleff of Utah,
and Jerry W. Kilgore of Virginia.
	Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal were filed for the American Bar
Association by Robert J. Grey, Jr., Nancy L. Perkins, and Kristen Galles; for the
Leadership Conference on Civil Rights by Virginia A. Seitz, Steven Shapiro,
and Lenora M. Lapidus; for the National Education Association et al. by
Jeremiah A. Collins, Alice O'Brien, David M. Rabban, Donna R. Euben, and
Ann D. Springer; for the National Partnership for Women & Families et al. by
Caroline M. Brown; for New York Lawyers for the Public Interest et al. by
Jeffrey A. Lamken, Macey Reasoner Stokes, J. Richard Cohen, and Rhonda
Brownstein; and for Birch Bayh by John F. Cooney, Margaret N. Strand, and
Kevin O. Faley.

	Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for the Eagle Forum
Education & Legal Defense Fund by Andrew L. Schlafly; for the National
School Boards Association et al. by Julie Underwood and Naomi Gittins; for the
National Wrestling Coaches Association by Lawrence J. Joseph; and for the
Pacific Legal Foundation by John H. Findley.

	Briefs of amici curiae were filed for the College Sports Council by Mr.
Joseph; and for the Women's Sports Foundation et al. by Nancy Hogshead-
Makar and Howard R. Rubin.

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No. 03-855, City of Sherrill, New York v. Oneida Indian Nation of New York
et al.

Argued January 11, 2005

	Ira S. Sacks argued the cause for petitioner.  With him on the briefs was
Esther S. Trakinski.

	Caitlin J. Halligan, Solicitor General of New York, argued the cause for
the State of New York as amicus curiae urging reversal.  With her on the brief
were Eliot Spitzer, Attorney General, Daniel Smirlock, Deputy Solicitor
General, Peter H. Schiff, Andrew D. Bing, Assistant Solicitor General, and
Dwight A. Healy.

	Michael R. Smith argued the cause for respondents.  With him on the
brief were William W. Taylor III, David A. Reiser, Thomas B. Mason, Richard
G. Taranto, and Peter D. Carmen.

	Malcolm L. Stewart argued the cause for the United States as amicus
curiae urging affirmance.  With him on the brief were Acting Solicitor General
Clement, Assistant Attorney General Sansonetti, Deputy Solicitor General
Kneedler, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Clark, William Lazarus, David C.
Shilton, and Ethan G. Shenkman.

	Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal were filed for Cayuga and Seneca
Counties, New York, et al. by Gus P. Coldebella, William L. Dorr, Daniel J.
Moore, and Brian Laudadio; for the Town of Lenox, New York, et al. by Charles
G. Curtis, Jr., and E. Joshua Rosenkranz; for the Counties of Madison and
Oneida, New York, by G. Robert Witmer, Jr., David M. Schraver, John J. Field
III, and Randal B. Caldwell; and for the Citizens Equal Rights Foundation by
Woodruff Lee Carroll.

	Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for the Cayuga Nation
of New York, et al. by Arlinda F. Locklear, Martin R. Gold, James T. Meggesto,
Robert T. Coulter, Curtis G. Berkey, Marsha K. Schmidt, Carey R. Ramos, and
Jeanne S. Whiteing; for the Puyallup Tribe of Indians et al. by Harry R. Sachse,
Arthur Lazarus, Jr., Richard A. Guest, Thomas H. Shipps, John Howard Bell,
and Peter C. Chestnut; for the National Congress of American Indians by Carter
G. Phillips, Virginia A. Seitz, Mark E. Haddad, and Riyaz A. Kanji; and for
United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc., by Ian Heath Gershengorn and Donald
B. Verrilli, Jr.

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No. 03-1160, Smith et al. v. City of Jackson, Mississippi, et al.

Argued November 3, 2004

	Thomas C. Goldstein argued the cause for petitioners.  With him on the
briefs were Amy Howe, Pamela S. Karlan, and Dennis L. Horn.

	Glen D. Nager argued the cause for respondents.  With him on the brief
were Michael A. Carvin, Louis K. Fisher, Terry Wallace, and Samuel L. Begley.

	?Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal were filed for the Academy of
Florida Trial Lawyers by John G. Crabtree; for the Cornell University Chapter
of the American Association of University Professors et al. by Michael Evan
Gold; and for the National Employment Lawyers Association et al. by Cathy
Ventrell-Monsees and Adele P. Kimmel.

	Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for the California
Employment Law Council by Paul Grossman, Paul W. Cane, Jr., and Neal D.
Mollen; for the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America by Peter
Buscemi, Anne Brafford, Mark Dichter, Stephen A. Bokat, and Robin S. Conrad;
for the Equal Employment Advisory Council by Ann Elizabeth Reesman; for the
National League of Cities et al. by Richard Ruda and James I. Crowley; and for
the Pacific Legal Foundation by John H. Findley.

	Laurie A. McCann, Daniel B. Kohrman, and Melvin Radowitz filed a
brief for AARP et al. as amici curiae.

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No. 03-9046, Rhines v. Weber, Warden

Argued January 12, 2005

	Roberto A. Lange, by appointment of the Court, 543 U. S. 806, argued the
cause and filed briefs for petitioner.

	Lawrence E. Long, Attorney General of South Dakota, argued the cause
for respondent.  With him on the brief was Craig M. Eichstadt, Deputy
Attorney General.

	A brief of amicus curiae urging reversal was filed for the National
Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers by Pamela Harris and David M.
Porter.

	A brief of amici curiae urging affirmance was filed for the State of
California et al. by Bill Lockyer, Attorney General of California, Manuel M.
Medeiros, State Solicitor General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney
General, Pamela C. Hamanaka, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Donald E.
de Nicola and Paul M. Roadarmel, Jr., Deputy Attorneys General, and
Christopher L. Morano, Chief State's Attorney of Connecticut, and by the
Attorneys General for their respective States as follows: Troy King of Alabama,
Terry Goddard of Arizona, Mike Beebe of Arkansas, M. Jane Brady of
Delaware, Thurbert E. Baker of Georgia, Mark J. Bennett of Hawaii, Lawrence
G. Wasden of Idaho, Steve Carter of Indiana, J. Joseph Curran, Jr., of
Maryland, Thomas F. Reilly of Massachusetts, Jim Hood of Mississippi,
Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon of Missouri, Mike McGrath of Montana, Jon Bruning
of Nebraska, Brian Sandoval of Nevada, Kelly A. Ayotte of New Hampshire,
Patricia A. Madrid of New Mexico, Eliot Spitzer of New York, Wayne Stenehjem
of North Dakota, Jim Petro of Ohio, Gerald J. Pappert of Pennsylvania, Paul G.
Summers of Tennessee, Mark L. Shurtleff of Utah, Jerry W. Kilgore of Virginia,
Darrell V. McGraw, Jr., of West Virginia, and Patrick J. Crank of Wyoming.

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No. 03-1696, Exxon Mobil Corp. et al. v. Saudi Basic Industries Corp.

Argued February 23, 2005

	Gregory S. Coleman argued the cause for petitioners.  With him on the
briefs were Christian J. Ward, James W. Quinn, David Lender, and Andrew S.
Pollis.

	Gregory A. Castanias argued the cause for respondent.  With him on the
briefs were Lawrence D. Rosenberg, William K. Shirey II, and Kenneth R.
Adamo.

	Nancie G. Marzulla and Roger J. Marzulla  filed a brief for Defenders of
Property Rights et al. as amici curiae.

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No. 03-9685, Johnson  v.  United States

Argued January 18, 2005

	Courtland L. Reichman argued the cause and filed briefs for petitioner.

	Dan Himmelfarb argued the cause for the United States.  With him on
the brief were Acting Solicitor General Clement, Assistant Attorney General
Wray, Deputy Solicitor General Dreeben, and Nina Goodman.

	Donald F. Samuel and Michael Kennedy McIntyre filed a brief for the
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers et al. as amicus curiae
urging reversal.

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No. 03-1407, Rousey et ux. v. Jacoway

Argued December 1, 2004

	Pamela S. Karlan argued the cause for petitioners.  With her on the
briefs were Thomas C. Goldstein, Amy Howe, Claude R. Jones, and G. Eric
Brunstad, Jr.

	Colli C. McKiever argued the cause for respondent.  With her on the brief
were Jill R. Jacoway, pro se, Seth P. Waxman, Craig Goldblatt, and Jorian
Rose.

	Patricia J. Kaeding, Brady C. Williamson, Elizabeth Warren, Jean
Constantine-Davis, Nina F. Simon, and Michael R. Schuster filed a brief for
AARP as amicus curiae urging reversal.