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No. 00-454 Status: DECIDED
Title: Atkinson Trading Company, Inc., Petitioner
v.
Joe Shirley, Jr., et al.
Docketed:          Lower Ct: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
September 22, 2000 (98-2247)

~~Date~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Proceedings and Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sep 22 2000Petition for writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 22, 2000)
Oct 23 2000Brief amicus curiae of Interstate Natural Gas Association of America
filed.
Oct 23 2000Brief of respondents Joe Shirley, et al. in opposition filed.
Oct 23 2000Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Oct 23 2000Brief amici curiae of South Dakota, et al. filed.
Nov 1 2000Reply brief of petitioner Atkinson Trading Company, Inc. filed.
Nov 8 2000 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2000
Nov 27 2000 Petition GRANTED.
SET FOR ARGUMENT March 27, 2001.
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Jan 5 2001 Blanket consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of
either party received from counsel for the petitioner and counsel
for the respondent.
Jan 9 2001Brief amici curiae of Roberta Bugenig, et al. filed.
Jan 11 2001Joint appendix filed.
Jan 11 2001Brief of petitioner Atkinson Trading Company, Inc. filed.
Jan 11 2001 Joint lodging materials received from counsel for the parties.
Jan 11 2001Brief amicus curiae of Interstate Natural Gas Association of America
filed.
Jan 11 2001Brief amicus curiae of Association of American Railroads filed.
Jan 11 2001Brief amici curiae of South Dakota, et al. filed.
Jan 11 2001Brief amicus curiae of Proper Economic Resource Management, Inc.
filed.
Jan 26 2001 CIRCULATED.
Feb 2 2001 Record filed.
Feb 14 2001Brief amici curiae of Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian
Reservation, et al. filed.
Feb 14 2001 Order extending time to file responsents' brief on the merits to
and including February 16, 2001. A reply brief, if any, is to be
filed on or before March 19, 2001. Rule 29.2 does not apply.
Feb 14 2001Brief amici curiae of Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux (Dakota) Community,
et al. filed.
Feb 15 2001Brief of respondents Joe Shirley, et al. filed.
Feb 15 2001Brief amici curiae of Colorado River Indian Tribes, et al. filed.
Feb 15 2001Brief amici curiae of Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of Ft.Peck Indian
Res., et al. filed.
Feb 16 2001Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Feb 22 2001 LODGING consisting of twenty copies of Navajo Supreme Court
document submitted by the Solicitor General.
Feb 28 2001 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in
oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Mar 2 2001 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral
argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument DISTRIBUTED.
Mar 5 2001 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in
oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Mar 16 2001Reply brief of petitioner Atkinson Trading Co. filed.
Mar 27 2001 ARGUED.
May 29 2001 Adjudged to be REVERSED. REHNQUIST, C.J., delivered the opinion
for a unanimous Court. SOUTER, J. filed a concurring opinion, in
which KENNEDY and THOMAS, JJ., joined.
Jun 28 2001 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Aug 2 2001 Record returned to USDC of New Mexico
May 10 2002 Record returned to the USCA for the Tenth Circuit.
 


~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Charles Glaston Cole Steptoe & Johnson 2024296270
1330 Connecticut Ave., N. W.
Washington, DC 20036
Party name: Atkinson Trading Co.
 
Attorneys for Respondent:
Marcelino R. Gomez Attorney General 5208716347
P. O. Drawer 2010
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Party name: Joe Shirley, et al.
 
Other Attorneys:
Michael E. Webster 490 North 31st Street, TW II 4062523441
P.O. Box 2529
Billings, MT 59103-2529
Party name: Interstate Natural Gas Association of America
 
James S. Burling Pacific Legal Foundation 9163622833
10360 Old Placerville Road
Sacramento, CA 95827
Party name: Pacific Legal Foundation, et al.
 
John Patrick Guhin Deputy AG 6057733215
500 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
Party name: South Dakota, et al.
 
Lynn H. Slade 500 Fourth Street, NW 5058481800
Bank America Centre, #1000
Albuquerque, NM 87103
Party name: Association of American Railroads
 
Randy V. Thompson 2300 Firstar Center 6512276661
101 East Fifth Street
Saint Paul, MN 55101
Party name: Proper Economic Resource Management, Inc.
 
Michael L. Roy Hobbs Strauss Dean & Walker 2028228282
2120 L Street, NW, #700
Washington, DC 20037
Party name: Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation, et al.
 
Susan M. Williams Williams Janov & Cooney 5058426961
2501 Rio Grande Blvd.
Albuquerque, NM 87104-3223
Party name: Colorado River Indian Tribes, et al.
 
William R. Perry Sonsky Chamber Sachse 2026820240
1250 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Party name: Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of Ft.Peck Indian Res., et al.
 
Andrew M. Small Southgate Office Plaza, #500 9528931813
5001 West 80th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55437
Party name: Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux (Dakota) Community, et al.
 
Solicitor General U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, DC 20530
 
 
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