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No. 07-1410
Title:
United States, Petitioner
v.
Navajo Nation
Docketed:May 13, 2008
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  Case Nos.:(2006-5059)
  Decision Date:September 13, 2007
  Rehearing Denied:January 14, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Apr 3 2008 Application (07A817) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 13, 2008 to May 13, 2008, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Apr 9 2008 Application (07A817) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until May 13, 2008.
May 13 2008 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 12, 2008)
May 13 2008 Appendix of United States filed.
May 16 2008 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 14, 2008.
Jul 11 2008 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including August 4, 2008.
Aug 4 2008 Brief of respondent Navajo Nation in opposition filed.
Aug 20 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2008.
Aug 21 2008 Reply of petitioner United States filed. (Distributed)
Oct 1 2008 Petition GRANTED.
Oct 22 2008 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including November 26, 2008.
Oct 22 2008 The time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including January 9, 2009.
Nov 25 2008 Joint appendix filed. (Jt. Appendix in three volumes). Statement of costs filed.
Nov 26 2008 Brief of petitioner United States filed.
Dec 3 2008 Brief amici curiae of Peabody Western Coal Company, and Southern California Edison Company filed. (Distributed)
Dec 5 2008 CIRCULATED.
Dec 8 2008 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, February 23, 2009
Jan 5 2009 Letter from counsel for respondent seeking permission to lodge copies of a brief cited to in respondent's brief on the merits.
Jan 9 2009 Brief of respondent Navajo Nation filed. (Distributed)
Jan 16 2009 Record received from the U.S.C.A. for the Federal Circuit. (1 box)
Jan 16 2009 Brief amici curiae of Former Secretaries of the Interior, Cecil D. Andrus, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 16 2009 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed. (Distributed)
Jan 16 2009 Brief amici curiae of New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah filed. (Distributed)
Jan 16 2009 Brief amici curiae of National Congress of American Indians, et al. filed. (Distributed)


~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Edwin S. Kneedler Acting Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
    Counsel of Record United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
Party name: United States
Attorneys for Respondent:
Carter G. Phillips Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8270
    Counsel of Record1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cphillips@sidley.com
Party name: Navajo Nation
Other:
Reid Peyton Chambers Sonosky Chambers Sachse Endreson & Perry(202) 682-0240
1425 K Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC  20005
Party name: National Congress of American Indians, et al.
 
Charles G. Cole Steptoe & Johnson LLP(202) 429-3000
1330 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: Peabody Western Coal Company, and Southern California Edison Company
 
Richard B. Collins Professor of Law(303) 492-5493
University of Colorado
401 UCB
Boulder, CO
Party name: Law Professors
 
Kathleen M. Sullivan Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges, LLP(212) 849-7000
51 Madison Avenue, 22nd Fl.
New York, NY  10010
kathleensullivan@quinnemanuel.com
Party name: Former Secretaries of the Interior, Cecil D. Andrus, et al.
 
David K. Thomson Deputy Attorney General(505) 827-6039
Office of the Attorney General of New Mexico
P.O. Drawer 1508
Santa Fe, NM  87504-1508
dthomson@nmag.gov
Party name: New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah
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