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No. 10–63, Maples v. Thomas, Interim Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections

Argued October 4, 2011

            Gregory G. Garre argued the cause for petitioner.  With him on the briefs were J. Scott Ballenger and Derek D. Smith.

John C. Neiman, Jr., Solicitor General of Alabama, argued the cause for respondent.  With him on the brief were Luther Strange, Attorney General, William G. Parker, Jr., Assistant Attorney General, and Nicholas Q. Rosenkranz, Deputy Attorney General.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal were filed for Alabama Appellate Court Justices et al. by Lisa W. Borden; for The Constitution Project et al. by Jonathan S. Franklin, Mark Emery, Virginia E. Sloan, Timothy Lynch, and Ilya Shapiro; for the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc., by John Payton, Debo P. Adegbile, Christina Swarns, Joshua Civin, and Samuel Spital; for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers et al. by Lisa S. Blatt, Anthony J. Franze, Steven R. Shapiro, and Jonathan Hacker; andfor Deborah A. DeMott by Walter Dellinger, Anton Metlitsky, and Ms. DeMott, pro se.

             Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for the State of Texas et al. by Greg Abbott, Attorney General of Texas, Daniel T. Hodge, First Assistant Attorney General, Don Clemmer, Deputy Attorney General, Jonathan F. Mitchell, Solicitor General, and Adam W. Aston, Assistant Solicitor General, and by the Attorneys General for the their respective States as follows: Tom Horne of Arizona, Joseph R. Biden III of Delaware, Pamela Jo Bondi of Florida, Samuel S. Olens of Georgia, Lawrence G. Wasden of Idaho, James D. “Buddy” Caldwell of Louisiana, Jim Hood of Mississippi, Jon Bruning of Nebraska, Gary K. King of New Mexico, E. Scott Pruitt of Oklahoma, Linda L. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Alan Wilson of South Carolina, Marty J. Jackley of South Dakota, Robert E. Cooper, Jr., of Tennessee, Mark L. Shurtleff of Utah, Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II of Virginia, Robert M. McKenna of Washington, J. B. Van Hollen of Wisconsin, and Gregory A. Phillips of Wyoming; and for the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation by Kent S. Scheidegger.

              Briefs of amici curiae were filed for the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association by Wayne Morse, Jr., and Susan J. Walker; and for Legal Ethics Professors et al. by Lawrence J. Fox and Susan D. Reece Martyn, both pro se.

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No. 10–545, Golan et al. v. Holder, Attorney General, et al.

Argued October 5, 2011

            Anthony T. Falzone argued the cause for petitioners.  With him on the briefs were Julie A. Ahrens, Daniel K. Nazer, Hugh Q. Gottschalk, Carolyn J. Fairless, Thomas C. Goldstein, Amy Howe, Kevin K. Russell, and Pamela S. Karlan.

            Solicitor General Verrilli argued the cause for the respondents.  With him on the brief were Assistant Attorney General West, Deputy Solicitor General Stewart, Melissa Arbus Sherry, William Kanter, and John S. Koppel.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal were filed for the American Civil Liberties Union by Aden J. Fine and Steven R. Shapiro; for the American Library Association et al. by Corynne McSherry, Michael Barclay, Jonathan Band, and Geoffrey Brigham; for the Cato Institute by Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz and Ilya Shapiro; for the Conductors Guild et al. by Steven A. Hirsch; for Creative Commons Corp. by Lawrence Lessig; for the Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund by Andrew L. Schlafly; for Google, Inc., by David T. Goldberg and Sean H. Donahue; for Heartland Angels, Inc., by Michael W. Carroll; for the Information Society Project at Yale Law School Professors and Fellows by Priscilla J. Smith; for the Justice and Freedom Fund by James L. Hirsen and Deborah J. Dewart; for Project Petrucci, LLC, by Charles Nesson; for Public Domain Interests by Jennifer M. Urban, Jeffrey P. Cunard, Peter Jaszi, and Pamela Samuelson; and for Public Knowledge by Gigi B. Sohn.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for the American Bar Association by William T. Robinson III, Steven M. Lieberman, and June M. Besek; for the American Intellectual Property Law Association by Edward R. Reines and David W. Hill; for the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers et al. by Christopher A. Mohr, Paul Bender, and Michael R. Klipper; for the International Coalition for Copyright Protection by Eric M. Lieberman and David B. Goldstein; for the International Publishers Association et al. by Gloria C. Phares; for the Intellectual Property Owners Association by J. Michael Jakes, Robert D. Litowitz, Margaret A. Esquenet, Mary Beth Walker, Douglas K. Norman, and Kevin H. Rhodes; and for the Motion Picture Association of America by Seth P. Waxman and Randolph D. Moss.

            Briefs of amici curiae were filed for the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property by Ann McCrackin; for Peter Decherney by Mr. Carroll and Peter A. Jaszi; for Daniel J. Gervais by Alan C. Friedberg; and for H. Tomas Gomez-Arostegui et al. by Tyler T. Ochoa and Mr. Gomez-Arostegui, both pro se.

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No. 10–1195, Mims v. Arrow Financial Services, LLC

Argued November 28, 2011

            Scott L. Nelson argued the cause for petitioner.  With him on the briefs were Gregory A. Beck and Allison M. Zieve.

            Gregory G. Garre argued the cause for respondent.  With him on the brief were Lori Alvino McGill, Eric D. Reicin, Barbara A. Sinsley, and Manuel Newburger.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for ACA International by David M. Schultz, Joel D. Bertocchi, and Peter E. Pederson; for DBA International by Tomio B. Narita and Jeffrey A. Topor; and for the National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center by Lisa S. Blatt, Dirk C. Phillips, Karen R. Harned, and Elizabeth Milito.

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No. 11–713, Perry, Governor of Texas, et al. v. Perez, et al.;
No. 11–714, Perry, Governor of Texas, et al. v. Davis, et al.; and
No. 11–715, Perry, Governor of Texas, et al. v. Perez, et al.

Argued January 9, 2012

            Paul D. Clement argued the cause for appellants in all cases.  With him on the briefs were Conor B. Dugan, Greg Abbott, Attorney General of Texas, Jonathan Mitchell, Solicitor General, and David J. Schenck, James D. Blacklock, Matthew H. Frederick, and J. Reed Clay, Jr.

            Principal Deputy Solicitor General Srinivasan argued the cause for the United States as amicus curiae supporting affirmance in part and vacatur in part.  With him on the brief were Solicitor General Verrilli, Assistant Attorney General Perez, William M. Jay, Sarah E. Harrington, Jessica Dunsay Silver, and Linda F. Thome.

            Jose Garza argued the cause for appellees in all cases.  Paul M. Smith, Michael B. DeSanctis, Jessica Ring Amunson, J. Gerald Hebert, and David Richards filed briefs in all cases for appellees Wendy Davis et al.  Anita Earls, Gary Bledsoe, and Robert S. Notzon filed briefs in all cases for appellees Texas State Conference of NAACP Branches et al.  Nina Perales, Pamela Karlan, Joaquin G. Avila, Richard E. Gray III, Mr. Garza, and David Richards filed briefs in all cases for appellees Texas Latino Redistricting Task Force et al.  Renea Hicks, John M. Devaney, Marc E. Elias, Kevin J. Hamilton, Messrs. Smith, DeSanctis, Ms. Amunson, and Mr. Hebert filed briefs in all cases for appellees Eddie Rodriguez et al.

            A brief of amici curiae urging reversal in all cases was filed for the State of Alabama et al. by Luther Strange, Attorney General of Alabama, John C. Neiman, Jr., Solicitor General, and Andrew L. Brasher, Deputy Solicitor General, and by the Attorneys General for their respective States as follows: Thomas C. Horne of Arizona, Pamela Jo Bondi of Florida, Samuel S. Olens of Georgia, James D. “Buddy” Caldwell of Louisiana, Bill Schuette of Michigan, Alan Wilson of South Carolina,and Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II of Virginia.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging vacation in all cases were filed for Congressman Francisco Canseco by Chris K. Gober and Eric C. Opiela; for the Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc., by Lawrence J. Joseph; and for Edward Chen et al. by William S. Consovoy and Thomas R. McCarthy.

            Briefs of amici curiae were filed in all cases for the Cato Institute by Ilya Shapiro; and for the Organization of Chinese Americans Greater Houston Chapter by Saul P. Morgenstern and Kenneth Kimerling.

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No. 10–1259, United States v. Jones

Argued November 8, 2011

            Deputy Solicitor General Dreeben argued the cause for the United States.  With him on the briefs were Solicitor General Verrilli, Assistant Attorney General Breuer, Ann O’Connell, and J. Campbell Barker.

            Stephen C. Leckar argued the cause for respondent.  With him on the brief were Walter Dellinger and Jonathan D. Hacker.

            Michael Y. Scudder, Jr., Lara A. Riley, and Anthony S. Barkow filed a brief for the Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, New York University School of Law, as amicus curiae urging reversal.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for the American Civil Liberties Union et al. by Catherine Crump, Steven R. Shapiro, Jameel Jaffer, Arthur B. Spitzer, and Daniel I. Prywes; for the Cato Institute by Ilya Shapiro, James W. Harper, and Timothy Lynch; for the Center for Democracy & Technology et al. by Andrew J. Pincus, Charles A. Rothfeld, and Jeffrey A. Meyer; for The Constitution Project by Douglas Hallward-Driemeier, Michael Li-Ming Wong, and Ssssharon Bradford Franklin; for the Council on American-Islamic Relations by Nadhira Al-Khalili; for the Electronic Privacy Information Center et al. by Marc Rotenberg; for Fourth Amendment Historians by Wesley M. Oliver and Fabio Arcila, Jr.; for Gun Owners of America, Inc., et al. by Herbert W. Titus, William J. Olson, John S. Miles, Jeremiah L. Morgan, Mark B. Weinberg, Joseph W. Miller, and Gary G. Kreep; for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers et al. by Jeffrey T. Green, Norman L. Reimer, Patricia Cresta-Savage, Rich Gilbert, Stephen P. Hardwick, Sarah O’Rourke Shrup, H. Louis Sirkin, Jennifer M. Kinsley, and Richard D. Willstatter; for the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, Inc., by Paul D. Cullen, Sr., and Daniel E. Cohen; and for the Yale Law School Information Society Project Scholars et al. by Priscilla J. Smith.

            John W. Whitehead and Rita M. Dunaway filed a brief for The Rutherford Institute et al. as amici curiae.

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No. 10–6549, Reynolds v. United States

Argued October 3, 2011

            Candace Cain argued the cause for petitioner.  With her on the briefs were Lisa B. Freeland, Renee D. Pietropaolo, Tara I. Allen, Kimberly R. Brunson, and Peter R. Moyers.

            Melissa Arbus Sherry argued the cause for the United States.  With her on the brief were Solicitor General Verrilli, Assistant Attorney General Breuer, Deputy Solicitor General Dreeben, and J. Campbell Barker.

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No. 10–224, National Meat Assn. v. Harris, Attorney General of California, et al.

Argued November 9, 2011

            Steven J. Wells argued the cause for petitioner.  With him on the briefs were Heather M. McCann, Timothy J. Droske, and Philip C. Olsson.

            Benjamin J. Horwich argued the cause for the United States as amicus curiae urging reversal.  With him on the brief were Solicitor General Verrilli, Deputy Solicitor General Kneedler, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Hertz, Mark B. Stern, and Thomas M. Walsh.

            Susan K. Smith, Deputy Attorney General of California, argued the cause for respondents.  With her on the brief for the state respondents were Kamala D. Harris, Attorney General, pro se, Manuel M. Medeiros, State Solicitor General, David S. Chaney, Chief Assistant Attorney General, and Douglas J. Woods, Senior Assistant Attorney General.  J. Scott Ballenger, Jonathan R. Lovvorn, Bruce A. Wagman, and Leslie Brueckner filed a brief for respondent Humane Society of the United States et al.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal were filed for the American Association of Swine Veterinarians et al. by Lance W. Lange; and for the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America by Kenneth S. Geller, Brian J. Wong, Robin S. Conrad, and Kate Comerford Todd.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for the State of Illinois et al. by Lisa Madigan, Attorney General of Illinois, Michael A. Scodro, Solicitor General, and Jane Elinor Notz, Deputy Solicitor General, and by the Attorneys General for their respective jurisdictions as follows: John J. Burns of Alaska, Thomas C. Horne of Arizona, Irvin B. Nathan of the District of Columbia, David M. Louie of Hawaii, Gregory F. Zoeller of Indiana, Bill Schuette of Michigan, Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada, Eric T. Schneiderman of New York, E. Scott Pruitt of Oklahoma, William H. Sorrell of Vermont, Robert M. McKenna of Washington, Darrell V. McGraw, Jr., of West Virginia, and Gregory A. Phillips of Wyoming; for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals by Stacy Wolf; for Professors of Preemption Law by Douglas T. Kendall, Elizabeth B. Wydra, and James H. Carter; for Public Citizen et al. by Allison M. Zieve, Scott L. Nelson, Michael Schuster, and Barbara Jones; and for Tim Blackwell, D. V. M., et al. by Sheldon Eisenberg.

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No. 10–577, Kawashima et ux. v.  Holder, Attorney General

Argued November 7, 2011

            Thomas J. Whalen argued the cause for petitioners.  With him on the briefs were Mark A. Johnston, Nicholas T. Moraites, Edward O. C. Ord, and Jenny Lin-Alva.

            Curtis E. Gannon argued the cause for respondent.  With him on the brief were Solicitor General Verrilli, Assistant Attorney General West, Deputy Solicitor General Kneedler, Donald E. Keener, and Bryan S. Beier.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal were filed for the Asian American Justice Center et al. by Ira J. Kurzban; for National Immigration and Criminal Defense Organizations by Sri Srinivasan; and for Johnnie M. Walters by Richard W. O’Neill and Robert S. Fink.

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No. 10–680, Howes, Warden v. Fields

Argued October 4, 2011

            John J. Bursch, Solicitor General of Michigan, argued the cause for petitioner.  With him on the briefs were Bill Schuette, Attorney General, Richard A. Bandstra, B. Eric Restuccia, Deputy Solicitor General, and Brian O’Neill, Assistant Attorney General.

            Ginger D. Anders argued the cause for the United States as amicus curiae urging reversal.  With her on the brief were former Acting Solicitor General Katyal, Assistant Attorney General Breuer, Deputy Solicitor General Dreeben, and Daniel S. Goodman.

            Elizabeth L. Jacobs argued the cause and filed a brief for respondent.

            A brief of amici curiae urging reversal was filed for the State of Ohio by Michael DeWine, Attorney General of Ohio, Alexandra T. Schimmer, Solicitor General, and David M. Lieberman, Deputy Solicitor, by William H. Ryan, Jr., FormerActing Attorney General of Pennsylvania, and by the Attorneys General for their respective jurisdictions as follows: Luther Strange of Alabama, John J. Burns of Alaska, Tom Horne of Arizona, Dustin McDaniel of Arkansas, John W. Suthers of Colorado, Joseph R. Biden III of Delaware, Pamela Jo Bondi of Florida, Leonardo M. Rapadas of Guam, David M. Louie of Hawaii, Lawrence G. Wasden of Idaho, Lisa Madigan of Illinois, Gregory F. Zoeller of Indiana, Tom Miller of Iowa, Derek Schmidt of Kansas, Jack Conway of Kentucky, James D. “Buddy” Caldwell of Louisiana, William J. Schneider of Maine, Douglas F. Gansler of Maryland, Steve Bullock of Montana, Jon Bruning of Nebraska, Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada, Michael A. Delaney of New Hampshire, Gary K. King of New Mexico, Wayne Stenehjem of North Dakota, Alan Wilson of South Carolina, Marty J. Jackley of South Dakota, Robert E. Cooper, Jr., of Tennessee, Greg Abbott of Texas, Mark L. Shurtleff of Utah, William H. Sorrell of Vermont, Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II of Virginia, Rob McKenna of Washington, J. B. Van Hollen of Wisconsin, and Gregory A. Phillips of Wyoming.

            Craig Goldblatt filed a brief for Donovan E. Simpson as amicus curiae urging affirmance.

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No. 10–704, Messerschmidt et al. v. Millender et al.

Argued December 5, 2011

            Timothy T. Coates argued the cause for petitioners.  With him on the briefs was Lillie Hsu.

            Principal Deputy Solicitor General Srinivasan argued the cause for the United States as amicus curiae urging reversal.  On the brief were Solicitor General Verrilli, Assistant Attorneys General Breuer and West, Deputy Solicitor General Dreeben, Acting Deputy Solicitor General Kruger, Sarah E. Harrington, John M. Pellettieri, Barbara L. Herwig, and August Flentje.

            Paul R. Q. Wolfson argued the cause for respondents.  With him on the brief were Robert Mann, Olu K. Orange, and Shirley Cassin Woodward.

            A brief of amici curiae urging reversal was filed for the State of Texas et al. by Greg Abbott, Attorney General of Texas, Jonathan F. Mitchell, Solicitor General, Daniel T. Hodge, First Assistant Attorney General, David C. Mattax, and David A. Talbot, Jr., and by the Attorneys General for their respective States as follows: Luther Strange of Alabama, John J. Burns of Alaska, Dustin McDaniel of Arkansas, John Suthers of Colorado, Joseph R. Biden III of Delaware, Pamela Jo Bondi of Florida, Samuel S. Olens of Georgia, David M. Louie of Hawaii, Lawrence G. Wasden of Idaho, Greg Zoeller of Indiana, Derek Schmidt of Kansas, James D. “Buddy” Caldwell of Louisiana, William J. Schneider of Maine, Bill Schuette of Michigan, Jim Hood of Mississippi, Steve Bullock of Montana, Jon Bruning of Nebraska, Gary King of New Mexico, Wayne Stenehjem of North Dakota, Linda L. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Peter F. Kilmartin of Rhode Island, Marty J. Jackley of South Dakota, Mark L. Shurtleff of Utah, J. B. Van Hollen of Wisconsin, and Gregory A. Phillips of Wyoming.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for the American Civil Liberties Union by Steven R. Shapiro; and for the National Rifle Association of America, Inc., et al. by Stephen P. Halbrook and C. D. Michel.

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No. 10–218, PPL Montana, LLC v. Montana

Argued December 7, 2011

            Paul D. Clement argued the cause for petitioner.  With him on the briefs were Erin E. Murphy, Elizabeth Thomas, Ashley C. Parrish, and Kyle A. Gray.

            Deputy Solicitor General Kneedler argued the cause for the United States as amicus curiae in support of petitioner.  With him on the brief were Solicitor General Verrilli, Assistant Attorney General Moreno, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Shenkman, William M. Jay, Elizabeth Ann Peterson, and Katherine J. Barton.

            Gregory G. Garre argued the cause for respondent.  With him on the brief were Lori Alvino McGill, Steve Bullock, Anthony Johnstone, and Candance F. West.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal were filed for the American Petroleum Institute et al. by Virginia S. Albrecht, Deidre G. Duncan, Duane J. Desiderio, Peter Tolsdorf, Nick Goldstein, Thomas J. Ward, and Jeffrey B. Augello; for the Creekside Coalition et al. by David C. Frederick, Scott K. Attaway, and Charles B. White; for the Edison Electric Institute et al. by Michael A. Swiger, Edward H. Comer, Henri D. Bartholomot, and James H. Hancock, Jr.; for Freeport-McMoRan Corp. et al. by L. William Staudenmaier, John B. Weldon, and Mark A. McGinnis; for the Montana Farm Bureau Federation et al. by Mark F. “Thor” Hearne II, Robert C. O’Brien, Steven A. Haskins, Hertha L. Lund, Ilya Shapiro, and Elizabeth Milito; for the Montana Water Resources Association et al. by Jon Metropoulos; for the Mountain States Legal Foundation et al. by Steven J. Lechner and Joel M. Spector; for John L. Allen et al. by Robert R. Gasaway; and for Wilbur Hardy et al. by Jennie L. Bricker.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for the State of Oregon et al. by John R. Kroger, Attorney General of Oregon, Mary H. Williams, Deputy Attorney General, Anna M. Joyce, Solicitor General,and Denise G. Fjordbeck, by Robert M. McKenna, Attorney General of Washington, Jay D. Geck, Deputy Solicitor General, and Joseph V. Panesko and Janis Snoey, Assistant Attorneys General, and by the Attorneys General for their respective States as follows: Luther Strange of Alabama, John J. Burns of Alaska, Dustin McDaniel of Arkansas, Kamala D. Harris of California, Pamela Jo Bondi of Florida, Samuel S. Olens of Georgia, David M. Louie of Hawaii, Lawrence G. Wasden of Idaho, Lisa Madigan of Illinois, James D. “Buddy” Caldwell of Louisiana, Douglas F. Gansler of Maryland, Lori Swanson of Minnesota, Jim Hood of Mississippi, Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada, Michael A. Delaney of New Hampshire, Gary K. King of New Mexico, Wayne Stenehjem of North Dakota, Michael DeWine of Ohio, Linda L. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Marty J. Jackley of South Dakota, Robert E. Cooper, Jr., of Tennessee, William H. Sorrell of Vermont, Darrell V. McGraw, Jr., of West Virginia, and J. B. Van Hollen of Wisconsin; for the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance et al. by Stephan C. Volker; for the National Wildlife Federation et al. by Sean H. Donahue, Neil Kagan, David T. Goldberg, and W. Cullen Battle; and for Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs by Brenda Lindlief-Hall.

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No. 09–958, Douglas, Director, California Department of Health Care Services v. Independent Living Center of Southern California, Inc. et al.;
No. 09–1158, Douglas, Director, California Department of Health Care Services v. California Pharmacists Assn. et al.; etc.; and
No. 10–283, Douglas, Director, California Department of Health Care Services v. Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital et al.

Argued October 3, 2011

            Karin S. Schwartz, Supervising Deputy Attorney General of California, argued the cause for petitioner in all cases.  With her on the briefs were Kamala D. Harris, Attorney General, Manuel M. Medeiros, State Solicitor General, David S. Chaney, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Douglas M. Press and Julie Weng-Gutierrez, Senior Assistant Attorneys General, Richard T. Waldow, Susan M. Carson, and Jennifer M. Kim, Supervising Deputy Attorneys General, Gregory D. Brown and Carmen Snuggs, Deputy Attorneys General, and Dan Schweitzer.

            Deputy Solicitor General Kneedler argued the cause for the United States as amicus curiae urging reversal.  With him on the brief were Acting Solicitor General Katyal, Acting Deputy Solicitor General Kruger, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Gershengorn, Melissa Arbus Sherry, and Mark B. Stern.

            Carter G. Phillips argued the cause for respondents in all cases. With him on the brief in No. 10–283 were Eric A. Shumsky, Quin M. Sorenson, Lowell J. Schiller, Michael S. Sorgen, and Dean L. Johnson.  Lynn S. Carman and Stanley L. Friedman filed a brief for Independent Living Center of Southern California, Inc., et al., respondents in Nos. 09–958 and 09–1158.  Deanne E. Maynard, Seth M. Galanter, Craig J. Cannizzo, and Lloyd A. Bookman filed a brief for intervenor respondents in No. 09–958 and for California Pharmacists, respondents in No. 09–1158.  Stephen P. Berzon, Scott A. Kronland, and Stacey M. Leyton filed a brief for the Dominguez respondents in No. 09–1158.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal in all cases were filed for the State of Michigan et al. by Bill Schuette, Attorney General of Michigan, John J. Bursch, Solicitor General, Raymond O. Howd, and William R. Morris and Joshua S. Smith, Assistant Attorneys General, by William H. Ryan, Jr., former Acting Attorney General of Pennsylvania, and by the Attorneys General for their respective States as follows: Luther Strange of Alabama, John J. Burns of Alaska, Thomas C. Horne of Arizona, Dustin McDaniel of Arkansas, John W. Suthers of Colorado, George Jepsen of Connecticut, Joseph R. Biden III of Delaware, Pamela Jo Bondi of Florida, David M. Louie of Hawaii, Lawrence G. Wasden of Idaho, Gregory F. Zoeller of Indiana, James D. “Buddy” Caldwell of Louisiana, William J. Schneider of Maine, Douglas F. Gansler of Maryland, Jim Hood of Mississippi, Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada, Roy Cooper of North Carolina, E. Scott Pruitt of Oklahoma, John R. Kroger of Oregon, Peter Kilmartin of Rhode Island, Marty J. Jackley of South Dakota, Robert E. Cooper, Jr., of Tennessee, Greg Abbott of Texas, Mark L. Shurtleff of Utah, William H. Sorrell of Vermont, Robert M. McKenna of Washington, Darrell V. McGraw, Jr., of West Virginia, J. B. Van Hollen of Wisconsin,and Gregory A. Phillips of Wyoming; and for the National Governors Association et al. by Michael W. McConnell.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance in all cases were filed for AARP et al. by Martha Jane Perkins, Stacy J. Canan, Michael R. Schuster, Barbara A. Jones, and Byron J. Gross; for the American Civil Liberties Union et al. by Paul R. Q. Wolfson, Shirley Cassin Woodward, John A. Payton, Joshua Civin, and Steven R. Shapiro; for the American Health Care Association et al. by Douglas Hallward-Driemeier, Charles A. Luband, Roger A. Schwartz, Tamara L. Seltzer, and Donna D. Fraiche; for the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America by Alan Untereiner, Mark T. Stancil, Robin S. Conrad, Kate Comerford Todd, and Sheldon Gilbert; for former HHS Officials by Stephen I. Vladeck and Charles S. Sims; for Members of Congress by Paul M. Smith and Matthew S. Hellman; and for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores et al. by Frederick R. Ball, Nicholas Lynn, Erin M. Duffy, Donald L. Bell II, and Mary Ellen Kleiman.

            Briefs of amici curiae were filed in all cases for APA Watch by Lawrence J. Joseph; and for the American Medical Association et al. by Louis W. Bullock, Robert M. Blakemore, and James Eiseman, Jr.

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No. 10–879, Kurns, Executrix of the Estate of Corson, Deceased, et al. v. Railroad Friction Products Corp. et al.

Argued November 9, 2011

            David C. Frederick argued the cause for petitioners.  With him on the briefs were Brendan J. Crimmins, Emily T. P. Rosen, Richard P. Myers, Robert E. Paul, Alan I. Reich, and Mary Gilbertson.

            Sarah E. Harrington argued the cause for the United States as amicus curiae urging reversal.  With her on the brief were Solicitor General Verrilli, Assistant Attorney General West, Deputy Solicitor General Kneedler, Douglas N. Letter, Robert S. Rivkin, Paul M. Geier, and Peter J. Plocki.

            Jonathan D. Hacker argued the cause for respondents.  With him on the brief were Walter Dellinger, Anton Metlitsky, Daniel Markewich, Ellen G. Margolis, Amy Kallal, James C. Martin, Courtney C. T. Horrigan, and David J. Bird.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal were filed for the Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys by John D. Roven; for the American Association for Justice by Jeffrey R. White; for the National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees by Marc C. Greco, Richard S. Glasser, and Willard J. Moody, Jr.; for Public Justice, P. C., by Brent M. Rosenthal and Leslie A. Brueckner; and for Public Law Scholars by Ernest A. Young and Art Sadin.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for the Association of American Railroads by Daniel Saphire; for the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America by Gene C. Schaerr, Steffen N. Johnson, Linda T. Coberly, Robin S. Conrad, and Kathryn Comerford Todd; for DRI–The Voice of the Defense Bar by R. Matthew Cairns, Diane B. Bratvold, Kevin M. Decker, and Jonathan P. Schmidt; for General Electric Corp. by Paul D. Clement; for Griffin Wheel Co. by Larry D. Ottaway, Monty B. Bottom, and Andrew M. Bowman; for John Crane Inc. by Michael A. Pollard, Kathleen T. Sanderson, and Lindsay A. Philiben; for the National Association of Manufacturers by Mark A. Behrens, Cary Silverman, and Quentin Riegel; for the Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc., by Jonathan M. Hoffman and Joan L. Volpert; for ThyssenKrupp Budd Co. by Joseph E. Richotte, Daniel R. W. Rustmann, and James E. Wynne; and for the Washington Legal Foundation by Daniel J. Popeo and Richard A. Samp.

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No. 10–1265, Martel, Warden v. Clair

Argued December 6, 2011

            Ward A. Campbell, Supervising Deputy Attorney General of California, argued the cause for petitioner.  With him on the briefs were Kamala D. Harris, Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Donald E. de Nicola, Deputy State Solicitor General, Michael P. Farrell, Senior Assistant Attorney General, and Barry J. T. Carlton, Supervising Deputy Attorney General.

            Seth P. Waxman argued the cause for respondent.  With him on the brief were Edward C. DuMont, Catherine M. A. Carroll, Alan E. Schoenfeld, John R. Grele, and David W. Fermino.

            A brief of amici curiae urging reversal was filed for the State of Florida et al. by Pamela Jo Bondi, Attorney General of Florida, Scott D. Makar, Solicitor General, and Ronald A. Lathan and Courtney Brewer, Deputy Solicitors General, by Kevin T. Kane, Chief State’s Attorney of Connecticut, and by the Attorneys General for their respective jurisdictions as follows: Luther Strange of Alabama, Tom Horne of Arizona, John Suthers of Colorado, Joseph R. Biden III of Delaware, Samuel S. Olens of Georgia, Leonardo M. Rapadas of Guam, Lawrence G. Wasden of Idaho, Jack Conway of Kentucky, James D. “Buddy” Caldwell of Louisiana, Steve Bullock of Montana, Jon Bruning of Nebraska, Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada, Gary K. King of New Mexico, Roy Cooper of North Carolina, Michael DeWine of Ohio, E. Scott Pruitt of Oklahoma, Linda L. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Alan Wilson of South Carolina, Marty J. Jackley of South Dakota, Robert E. Cooper, Jr., of Tennessee, Greg Abbott of Texas, Mark L. Shurtleff of Utah, Robert M. McKenna of Washington, and Gregory A. Phillips of Wyoming.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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