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Counsel List - 568 U.S., Part 2


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No. 11–1118, Gunn et al. v. Minton

Argued January 16, 2013

            Jane M. N. Webre argued the cause for petitioners.  With her on the briefs were Cynthia S. Connolly, Charles B. Walker, Jr., David E. Keltner, Edward J. Murphy, and Bruce C. Morris.

            Thomas M. Michel argued the cause for respondent.  With him on the brief were Coyt Randal Johnston, Robert L. Tobey, Coyt Randal Johnston, Jr., Theodore F. Shiells, and Daniel R. Ortiz.

             Ronald E. Mallen, pro se, filed a brief as amicus curiae urging reversal.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago by Charles W. Shifley, Janet Pioli, David L. De Bruin, and Donald W. Rupert; for Los Alamos National Security, LLC, et al. by Lynn H. Pasahow, Charlene M. Morrow, and Carolyn Chang; and for Wood, Herron & Evans, LLP, by Charles J. Faruki and J. Robert Chambers.

            Briefs of amici curiae were filed for the American Intellectual Property Law Association by Joseph R. Re, Stephen W. Larson, and Jeffrey I. D. Lewis; and for Law Professors by Rory Ryan, pro se.

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No. 11–9307, Henderson v. United States

Argued November 28, 2012

            Patricia A. Gilley, by appointment of the Court, post, p. ___, argued the cause and filed briefs for petitioner.

            Jeffrey B. Wall argued the cause for the United States.  With him on the brief were Solicitor General Verrilli, Assistant Attorney General Breuer, Deputy Solicitor General Dreeben, and Sangita K. Rao.

             John D. Cline and Barbara E. Bergman filed a brief for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as amicus curiae urging reversal.

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No. 11–465, Johnson, Acting Warden v. Williams

Argued October 3, 2012

            Stephanie C. Brenan, Deputy Attorney General of California, argued the cause for petitioner.  With her on the briefs were Kamala D. Harris, Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Lance E. Winters, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Donald E. de Nicola, Deputy State Solicitor General, and Lawrence M. Daniels, Xiomara Costello, and James William Bilderback II, Supervising Deputy Attorneys General.

            Kurt David Hermansen argued the cause for respondent.  With him on the brief was Steven M. Klepper.

            A brief of amici curiae urging reversal was filed for the State of Illinois et al. by Lisa Madigan, Attorney General of Illinois, Michael A. Scodro, Solicitor General, Jane Elinor Notz, Deputy Solicitor General, and Eric Levin, Assistant Attorney General, and by the Attorneys General for their respective States as follows:  Luther Strange of Alabama, Michael C. Geraghty of Alaska, Tom Horne of Arizona, John W. 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, Gregory F. Zoeller of Indiana, Jack Conway of Kentucky, James D. “Buddy” Caldwell of Louisiana, William Schneider of Maine, Douglas F. Gansler of Maryland, Jim Hood of Mississippi, Steve Bullock of Montana, Gary K. King of New Mexico, Wayne Stenehjem of North Dakota, E. Scott Pruitt of Oklahoma, John R. Kroger of Oregon, Peter F. Kilmartin of Rhode Island, 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, Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II of Virginia, Robert M. McKenna of Washington, J. B. Van Hollen of Wisconsin, and Gregory A. Phillips of Wyoming.  

            C. Kevin Marshall and David M. Porter filed a brief for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as amicus curiae urging affirmance.

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No. 11–1327, Evans v. Michigan

Argued November 6, 2012

            David A. Moran argued the cause for petitioner.  With him on the briefs were Jonathan B. D. Simon, Richard D. Friedman, and Timothy P. O’Toole.

            Timothy A. Baughman argued the cause for respondent.  With him on the brief was Kym L. Worthy.

            Curtis E. Gannon argued the cause for the United States as amicus curiae urging affirmance.  With him on the brief were Solicitor General Verrilli, Assistant Attorney General Breuer, and Deputy Solicitor General Dreeben.

            David M. Porter filed a brief for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as amicus curiae.

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No. 11–820, Chaidez v. United States

Argued November 1, 2012

            Jeffrey L. Fisher argued the cause for petitioner.  With him on the briefs were Pamela S. Karlan, Kathleen Sanderson, Angela Vigil, Gerardo S. Gutierrez, Chuck Roth, Thomas C. Goldstein, and Kevin K. Russell.

            Deputy Solicitor General Dreeben argued the cause for the United States.  With him on the brief were Solicitor General Verrilli, Assistant Attorney General Breuer, Ginger Anders, and Joel M. Gershowitz.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal were filed for Active and Former State and Federal Prosecutors by Heidi Altman and Michael K. Gottlieb; for the American Immigration Lawyers Association by Ira J. Kurzban and Rebecca Sharpless; for Habeas Scholars et al. by Douglas T. Kendall and Elizabeth B. Wydra; for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers et al. by Jeffrey S. Trachtman, Craig Louis Siegel, Joshua L. Dratel, Edwin A. Burnette, and Dawn M. Seibert; and for the National Association of Federal Defenders by Stephen B. Kinnaird and Sarah S. Gannett.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for the State of New Jersey et al. by Jeffrey S. Chiesa, Attorney General of New Jersey, and Frank Muroski, Deputy Attorney General, and by the Attorneys General for their respective States as follows: Luther Strange of Alabama, Michael C. Geraghty of Alaska, Tom Horne of Arizona, John W. Suthers of Colorado, Joseph R. Biden III of Delaware, Samuel S. Olens of Georgia, David M. Louie of Hawaii, Lawrence G. Wasden of Idaho, Gregory F. Zoeller of Indiana, Derek Schmidt of Kansas, Jack Conway of Kentucky, William J. Schneider of Maine, Douglas F. Gansler of Maryland, Bill Schuette of Michigan, Chris Koster of Missouri, Jon Bruning of Nebraska, Michael A. Delaney of New Hampshire, Gary K. King of New Mexico, E. Scott Pruitt of Oklahoma, Linda L. Kelly of Pennsylvania, 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.

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No. 11–1175, Marx  v.  General Revenue Corp.

Argued November 7, 2012

            Allison M. Zieve argued the cause for petitioner.  With her on the briefs were Scott Michelman, Scott L. Nelson, and David M. Larson.

            Eric J. Feigin argued the cause for the United States as amicus curiae in support ofpetitioner.  With him on the brief were Solicitor General Verrilli, Acting Assistant Attorney General Delery, Deputy Solicitor General Stewart, Michael Jay Singer, Michael E. Robinson, Meredith Fuchs, David M. Gossett, Willard K. Tom, and John F. Daly.

            Lisa S. Blatt argued the cause for respondent.  With her on the brief were Robert J. Katerberg, Anthony J. Franze, Dirk C. Phillips, R. Reeves Anderson, Adam L. Plotkin, Steven J. Wienczkowski, Eric D. Reicin, and Kevin T. Dreyer.

            Julie Nepveu, Michael Schuster, and Seth E. Mermin filed a brief for AARP et al. as amici curiae urging reversal.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for ACA International by Roy T. Englert, Jr., Mark T. Stancil, and Daniel N. Lerman; and for the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys by Donald S. Maurice, Jr.

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No. 11–1025, Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, et al. v. Amnesty International USA et al.

Argued October 29, 2012

            Solicitor General Verrilli argued the cause for petitioners.  With him on the briefs were Acting Assistant Attorney General Delery, Deputy Solicitor General Kneedler, Anthony A. Yang, Douglas N. Letter, Thomas M. Bondy, Henry C. Whitaker, Robert S. Litt, Tricia S. Wellman, and Bradley A. Brooker.

            Jameel Jaffer argued the cause for respondents.  With him on the brief were Steven R. Shapiro, Alexander A. Abdo, Arthur N. Eisenberg, Christopher T. Dunn, and Charles S. Sims.        

            Richard A. Samp, Megan L. Brown, and Claire J. Evans filed a brief for John D. Ashcroft et al. as amici curiae urging reversal.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association et al. by Carmine D. Boccuzzi and Michael R. Lazerwitz; for the Center for Constitutional Rights et al. by Shayana Kadidal;for the Constitutional Accountability Center by Douglas T. Kendall, Elizabeth B. Wydra, and Rochelle Bobroff; for the Electronic Privacy Information Center et al. by Marc Rotenberg; for Former Church Committee Members and Staff by Sidney S. Rosdeitcher, Jonathan Hafetz, and Barbara Moses; for the Gun Owners Foundation et al. by William J. Olson, Herbert W. Titus, John S. Miles, Jeremiah L. Morgan, and Gary G. Kreep; for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers by John D. Cline and Joshua L. Dratel; and for the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press by Bruce D. Brown and Gregg P. Leslie.

            Briefs of amici curiae were filed for the Committee on Civil Rights of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York by Peter T. Barbur and James G. Felakos;and for the New York State Bar Association by Seymour W. James, Jr., and Gregory L. Diskant.

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No. 11–1274, Gabelli et al. v. Securities and Exchange Commission

Argued January 8, 2013

            Lewis J. Liman argued the cause for petitioners.  With him on the briefs were Michael R. Lazerwitz, Edward A. McDonald, Kathleen N. Massey, and Joshua I. Sherman.

            Jeffrey B. Wall argued the cause for respondent.  With him on the brief were Solicitor General Verrilli, Deputy Solicitor General Stewart, Mark D. Cahn, Michael A. Conley, Jacob H. Stillman, and Dominick V. Freda.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal were filed for the American Bankers Association by Clifford M. Sloan, Joseph L. Barloon, Anand S. Raman, and Thomas Pinder; for the Association of the Bar of the City of New York by John F. Savarese, George T. Conway III, and Kevin S. Schwartz; for the Cato Institute by Brian J. Murray and Ilya Shapiro; for DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar by Mary Massaron Ross, Lisa S. Blatt, and Christopher S. Rhee; for Former SEC Commissioners and Officials by Lee S. Richards; for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers by Paul R. Q. Wolfson, Shirley Cassin Woodward, Joshua M. Salzman, and Joshua L. Dratel; and for the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association et al. by Mark A. Perry, Joshua S. Lipshutz, Kevin Carroll, Robin S. Conrad, and Rachel Brand.

            Akshat Tewary filed a brief for Occupy the SEC as amicus curiae.

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No. 11–1085, Amgen Inc. et al. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds

Argued November 5, 2012

            Seth P. Waxman argued the cause for petitioners.  With him on the briefs were Louis R. Cohen, Andrew N. Vollmer, Daniel S. Volchok, Noah A. Levine, Steven O. Kramer, John P. Stigi III, John M. Landry, and Jonathan D. Moss.

            David C. Frederick argued the cause for respondent.  With him on the brief were Derek T. Ho, Emily T. P. Rosen, Edward Labaton, Jonathan M. Plasse, and Christopher J. McDonald.

            Melissa Arbus Sherry argued the cause for the United States as amicus curiae in support of respondent.  On the brief were Solicitor General Verrilli, Deputy Solicitor General Stewart, Nicole A. Saharsky, Mark D. Cahn, Michael A. Conley, Jacob H. Stillman, John W. Avery, Benjamin L. Schiffrin, and Jeffrey A. Berger.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal were filed for the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America et al. by Aaron M. Streett, David D. Sterling, Robin S. Conrad, Rachel L. Brand, James M. (Mit) Spears, and Melissa B. Kimmel; for Former SEC Commissioners and Officials et al. by Timothy S. Bishop and Joshua D. Yount; for Law Professors by John P. Elwood; for the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association by William F. Sullivan, Peter M. Stone, Stephen B. Kinnaird, and Kevin M. Carrol; and for the Washington Legal Foundation et al. by Cory L. Andrews.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for AARP by Jay Sushelsky and Michael Schuster; for the California Public Employees’ Retirement System et al. by Jay W. Eisenhofer; for Civil Procedure and Securities Law Professors by Eric Alan Isaacson and David Marcus; for Financial Economists by Ernest A. Young, William C. Fredericks, and Ann M. Lipton; for the National Association of Shareholder and Consumer Attorneys by Mr. Fredericks and Ms. Lipton; for the New York City Pension Funds et al. by Stephen R. McAllister, Lumen N. Mulligan, Darren J. Check, Michael A. Cardozo, and Gregory W. Smith; and for Public Justice, P. C., by Earl Landers Vickery and Arthur H. Bryant.

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No. 11–1351, Levin v. United States et al.

Argued January 15, 2013

            James A. Feldman, by invitation of the Court, 568 U. S. ___, argued the cause as amicus curiae in support of petitioner.  With him on the briefs were Stephanos Bibas, Nancy Bregstein, and Irving L. Gornstein.

            Pratik A. Shah argued the cause for the United States et al.  With him on the brief were Solicitor General Verrilli, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Delery, Deputy Solicitor General Srinivasan, Mark B. Stern, and Daniel Tenny.

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No. 11–697, Kirtsaeng, dba Bluechristine99 v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Argued October 29, 2012

            E. Joshua Rosenkranz argued the cause for petitioner.  With him on the briefs were Annette L. Hurst, Lisa T. Simpson, and Sam P. Israel.

            Theodore B. Olson argued the cause for respondent.  With him on the brief were Matthew D. McGill and Scott P. Martin.

            Deputy Solicitor General Stewart argued the cause for the United States as amicus curiae in support of respondent.  With him on the brief were Solicitor General Verrilli, Acting Assistant Attorney General Delery, Melissa Arbus Sherry, and Scott R. McIntosh.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal were filed for the American Library Association et al. by Jonathan Band; for the Association of Art Museum Directors et al. by Stefan M. Mentzer, Owen C. Pell, and Edward F. Rover; for the Association of Service and Computer Dealers International, Inc., by W. Douglas Kari; for Costco Wholesale Corp. by Roy T. Englert, Jr., Alan E. Untereiner, and Ariel N. Lavinbuk; for eBay Inc. et al. by David B. Salmons and Mary Huser; for the Entertainment Merchants Association et al. by John T. Mitchell; for Goodwill Industries International, Inc., by Gene C. Schaerr, Linda Coberly, Michael S. Elkin, and Thomas Patrick Lane; for Knowledge Ecology International by Krista L. Cox; for Powell’s Books Inc. et al. by Mark A. Lemley and Joseph C. Gratz;for Public Knowledge et al. by Harold Feld, Sherwin Siy, and Corynne McSherry; and for the Retail Litigation Center, Inc., et al. by W. Stephen Cannon and Seth D. Greenstein; and for 25 Intellectual Property Law Professors by Daryl L. Joseffer and Jason Schultz, pro se.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for the American Bar Association  by Laurel G. Bellows, Thomas C. Goldstein, and Tejinder Singh; for the American Intellectual Property Law Association by Kevin Tottis and William G. Barber; for the Association of American Publishers by Charles S. Sims; for the Business Software Alliance by Paul M. Smith, Michael B. DeSanctis, Matthew S. Hellman, and Jessica Ring Amunson; for the Intellectual Property Owners Association by George L. Graff, Victoria A. Cundiff, Rebecca K. Myers, and Richard F. Phillips and Kevin H. Rhodes, both pro se; for LicenseLogic, LLC, by Scott E. Bain; for the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc., et al. by Seth P. Waxman, Randolph D. Moss, Catherine M. A. Carroll, and Jennifer L. Pariser; for Omega S. A., by Michael K. Kellogg and Aaron M. Panner; for the Software and Information Industry Association by Christopher A. Mohr; for the Text and Academic Authors Association by Beth Heifetz; and for Hugh C. Hansen, by Mr. Hansen, pro se.

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No. 11–1450, Standard Fire Insurance Co. v. Knowles

Argued January 7, 2013

            Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr., argued the cause for petitioner.  With him on the briefs were Theane Evangelis Kapur, Joshua S. Lipshutz, Amir C. Tayrani, Stephen E. Goldman, Wystan M. Ackerman, and Lyn P. Pruitt.

            David C. Frederick argued the cause for respondent. With him on the brief were Brendan J. Crimmins, Jonathan S. Massey, and Richard E. Norman.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal were filed for the State of Alabama et al. by Luther Strange, Attorney General of Alabama, John C. Neiman, Jr., Solicitor General, Andrew L. Brasher, Deputy Solicitor General, and Kasdin E. Miller, Assistant Solicitor General, and by the Attorneys General for their respective States as follows: Tom Horne of Arizona, John Suthers of Colorado, George Jepsen of Connecticut, Pamela Jo Bondi of Florida, Samuel S. Olens of Georgia, Gregory F. Zoeller of Indiana, Derek Schmidt of Kansas, Bill Schuette of Michigan, Jon Bruning of Nebraska, Wayne Stenehjem of North Dakota, Michael DeWine of Ohio, Scott Pruitt of Oklahoma, Marty J. Jackley of South Dakota, Greg Abbott of Texas, Mark Shurtleff of Utah, Robert M. McKenna of Washington, and Darrell V. McGraw, Jr., of West Virginia; for the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce by Jess Askew III, Andrew King, and Jamie K. Fugitt; for the Cato Institute by David B. Rivkin, Jr., Deborah H. Renner, John B. Lewis, and Ilya Shapiro; for the Center for Class Action Fairness by J. Tracy Walker IV and Lisa M. Sharp; for the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America et al. by Jeffrey A. Lamken, Michael G. Pattillo, Jr., Robin S. Conrad, Kate Comerford Todd, Sheldon Gilbert, and Deborah White; for Hartford Underwriters Insurance Co. by Paul H. Schwartz; for Partnership for America by Charles J. Cooper and Howard C. Nielson, Jr.; for the Washington Legal Foundation et al. by Cory L. Andrews and Mary-Christine Sungaila; and for E. Donald Elliott et al. by G. Eric Brunstad, Jr., Collin O’Connor Udell, and Matthew J. Delude.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for the State of Arkansas et al. by Dustin McDaniel, Attorney General of Arkansas, and Eric B. Estes, Senior Assistant Attorney General, and by the Attorneys General for their respective States as follows: Joseph R. Biden III of Delaware and Jim Hood of Mississippi; and for Public Citizen, Inc. et al. by Scott L. Nelson and Allison M. Zieve.

            Briefs of amici curiae were filed for the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association by Brian G. Brooks; for the Defense Research Institute by Mary Massaron Ross, Paul D. Clement, and Erin Morrow Hawley; for the Manufactured Housing Institute et al. by Jeremy B. Rosen, Peder K. Batalden, and Brett D. Watson; for the National Association of Manufacturers by Gregory G. Katsas, Jeffrey A. Mandell, and Quentin Riegel;and for 21st Century Casualty Co. et al. by Thomas T. Rogers.

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No. 11–338, Decker, Oregon State Forester, et al. v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center; and
No. 11–347, Georgia-Pacific West, Inc., et al. v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center

Argued December 3, 2012

            Timothy S. Bishop argued the cause for petitioners in both cases.  With him on the briefs for petitioners in No. 11–347 were Jeffrey W. Sarles, Richard Bulger, Chad Clamage, Michael B. Kimberly, Per A. Ramfjord, Leonard J. Feldman, Jason T. Morgan, and Willliam K. Sargent.  Ellen F. Rosenblum, Attorney General of Oregon, Mary H. Williams, Deputy Attorney General, Anna M. Joyce, Solicitor General, and Erin C. Lagesen, Assistant Attorney General,filed briefs for petitioners in No. 11–338.

            Deputy Solicitor General Stewart argued the cause for the United States as amicus curiae urging reversal in both cases.  With him on the brief were Solicitor General Verrilli, Assistant Attorney General Moreno, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Shenkman, Pratik A. Shah, and Aaron P. Avila.

            Jeffrey L. Fisher argued the cause for respondent in both cases.  With him on the brief were Pamela S. Karlan, Deborah A. Sivas, Paul A. Kampmeier, Christopher G. Winter, and Kevin K. Russell.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal in both cases were filed for the State of Arkansas et al. by Dustin McDaniel, Attorney General of Arkansas, Charles Moulton and Eric Estes, Senior Assistant Attorneys General, and Kendra Akin Jones, Assistant Attorney General, and by the Attorneys General for their respective States as follows: Luther Strange of Alabama, Michael C. Geraghty of Alaska, Pamela Jo Bondi of Florida, Samuel S. Olens of Georgia, Lawrence G. Wasden of Idaho, Greg F. Zoeller of Indiana, Derek Schmidt of Kansas, Jack Conway of Kentucky, James D. “Buddy” Caldwell of Louisiana, William J. Schneider of Maine, Bill Schuette of Michigan, Jim Hood of Mississippi, Chris Koster of Missouri, Steve Bullock of Montana, Jon Bruning of Nebraska, Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada, Michael A. Delaney of New Hampshire, 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, Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II of Virginia, Robert M. McKenna of Washington, Darrell McGraw of West Virginia, and Gregory A. Phillips of Wyoming; for the American Forest Resource Council et al. by Scott W. Horngren and Caroline M. Lobdell;  for the Association of Oregon Counties et al. by Ronald S. Yockim and Daniel Gail Chadwick; for Law Professors by Brian J. Murray and Kevin P. Holewinski; for the National Alliance of Forest Owners et al. by Clifton S. Elgarten, Kirsten L. Nathanson, David Y. Chung, and William R. Murray; for the National Governors Association et al. by Roderick E. Walston and Lisa E. Soronen; for the Pacific Legal Foundation et al. by M. Reed Hopper and Damien M. Schiff; for the Ruffed Grouse Society by Ryan L. Woody; and for the Society of American Foresters et al. by Virginia S. Albrecht, Eric J. Murdock, and Ryan A. Shores.

            Thomas J. Ward and Quentin Riegel filed a brief of amici curiae for the National Association of Home Builders et al. urging reversal in No. 11–338.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal in No. 11–347 were filed for the American Farm Bureau Federation et al. by James T. Banks, Christopher T. Handman, Mary Helen Wimberly, Ellen Steen, and Michael C. Formica; and for the National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center by Karen R. Harned.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance in both cases were filed for the Environmental Protection Information Center et al. by Michael R. Lozeau and Sharon E. Duggan; for Law Professors by Sanne H. Knudsen and Amy J. Wildermuth; for Northwest Environmental Advocates et al. by James S. Coon; for the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations et al. by Eric R. Glitzenstein; for the Western Division of the American Fisheries Society et al. by Kristen L. Boyles; for Kevin Boston by Shaun A. Goho; and for Robert Wayland et al. by Stephanie Tai.

            Briefs of amici curiae were filed in both cases for the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America by Robert R. Gasaway, Jeffrey Bossert Clark, Aaron L. Nielson, Robin S. Conrad, Rachel L. Brand, and Sheldon Gilbert; for Law Professors by Allison M. LaPlante; and for the Mountain States Legal Foundation by Steven J. Lechner.

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No. 12–98, Wos, Secretary, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services v. E. M. A., a Minor, By and Through Her Guardian ad Litem Johnson, et al.

Argued January 8, 2013

            John F. Maddrey, Solicitor General of North Carolina, argued the cause for petitioner.  With him on the briefs were Roy Cooper, Attorney General, and Gayl M. Manthei and Belinda A. Smith, Special Deputy Attorneys General.

            Christopher Browning, Jr., argued the cause for respondents.  With him on the brief were C. Mark Holt, William B. Bystrynski, and Jeffrey T. Mackie.

            Ginger D. Anders argued the cause for the United States as amicus curiae urging affirmance.  With her on the brief were Solicitor General Verrilli, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Delery, Deputy Solicitor General Kneedler, Alisa B. Klein, William B. Schultz, and Janice L. Hoffman.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal were filed for the State of Texas et al. by Greg Abbott, Attorney General of Texas, Jonathan F. Mitchell, Solicitor General, and Daniel T. Hodge, First Assistant Attorney General, and by the Attorneys General for their respective States as follows: Luther Strange of Alabama, Sam Olens of Georgia, David M. Louie of Hawaii, Lawrence G. Wasden of Idaho, Greg Zoeller of Indiana, Bill Schuette of Michigan, Jon Bruning of Nebraska, Gary K. King of New Mexico, Michael DeWine of Ohio, and Alan Wilson of South Carolina; and for the National Governors Association et al. by Christopher M. Egleson and Lisa E. Soronen.

            Briefs of amici curiae urging affirmance were filed for AARP et al. by Douglas T. Kendall, Elizabeth B. Wydra, Rochelle Bobroff, Kenneth Zeller, and Michael Schuster; for the American Association for Justice et al. by Louis M. Bograd, Mary Alice McLarty, Burton Craige, and Carlos E. Mahoney; and for the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel by Allison O. Van Laningham and Edward M. Kaplan.

 

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