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Submissions from 2013

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Brief of Amicus Curiae Academic Authors and Legal Scholars in Support of Defendants Appellees and Affirmance, Nos. 12-14676-FF, 12-15147-FF (April 25, 2013), David R. Hansen, Peter A. Jazsi, Pamela Samuelson, Jason Schultz, and Rebecca Tushnet

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Brief of Amici Curiae Professors Nan D. Hunter, et al., Addressing the Merits in Support of Respondents, Nan D. Hunter and Suzanne B. Goldberg

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Amicus briefs of the National Association of Consumer Advocates in Day v. Persels & Associates, 729 F.3d 1309 (11th Cir. 2013), Brian Wolfman

Submissions from 2012

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On Writ Of Certiorari To The United States Court Of Appeals For The Eleventh Circuit, Brief for Private Petitioners on Severability, National Federation of Independent Business, et al., v. Kathleen Sebelius, et al., State of Florida, et al., v. Department of Health and Human Services, et al., Nos. 11-393, 11-400 (U.S. Jan. 6, 2012), Randy E. Barnett

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On Writ Of Certiorari To The United States Court Of Appeals For The Eleventh Circuit, Brief for State Petitioners on Severability, National Federation of Independent Business, et al., v. Kathleen Sebelius, et al., State of Florida, et al., v. Department of Health and Human Services, et al., Nos. 11-393, 11-400 (U.S. Jan. 6, 2012, Randy E. Barnett

Submissions from 2010

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Brief of Amici Curiae Dinah Bear, Robert Glicksman, Oliver Houck, Daniel Mandelker, Thomas McGarity, Robert Percival, Zygmunt Plater, Nicholas Robinson, and Gary Widman in Support of Respondents, Monsanto Co. v. Geertson Seed Farms, No. 09-475 (U.S. Apr. 5, 2010), Hope M. Babcock

Submissions from 2009

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Conditional Cross-Petition for a Writ of Certiorari, Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project, No. 08-1498 (U.S. July 6, 2009), David Cole

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On Cross-Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project, No. 09-89 (U.S. Sept. 8, 2009), David Cole

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On Writs of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project, Nos. 08-1298, 09-89 (U.S. Nov. 16, 2009), David Cole

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Opposition to Petition for a Writ of Certiorari, Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project, No. 08-1498 (U.S. July 6, 2009), David Cole

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Brief for the Respondants, Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project, Nos. 08-1498, 09-89 (U.S. Dec. 22, 2009), Neal K. Katyal

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On Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Stolt-Neilsen S.A., v. Animalfeed International, No. 08-1198 (U.S. Oct. 20, 2009), Cornelia T. Pillard

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Brief of the Conference of Chief Justices as Amicus Curiae in Support of Neither Party, Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co., No. 08-22 (U.S. Jan. 5, 2009), Roy A. Schotland

Submissions from 2008

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Brief of Amici Curiae American Academy of Pediatrics et al. In Support of Neither Party, Federal Communications Commission v. Fox Television Stations, No. 07-582 (U.S. June 9, 2008), Angela J. Campbell and Coriell Wright

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Petition for Rehearing, Kennedy v. Louisiana, No. 07-343 (U.S. July 21, 2008), Viet D. Dinh and Neal K. Katyal

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Brief of Petitioner, Engquist v. Oregon Dept. of Agriculture, No. 07-474 (U.S. Feb. 20, 2008), Justin Florence, Mathew Gerke, and Neal K. Katyal

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Reply Brief for Petitioner, Engquist v. Oregon Department of Agriculture, No. 07-474 (U.S. April 9, 2008), Justin Florence, Mathew Gerke, and Neal K. Katyal

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Brief for Respondents Riverkeeper, Inc., Entergy Corporation v. Environmental Protection Agency v. Riverkeeper, Nos. 07-588, 07-589 & 07-597 (U.S. Sept. 29, 2008), Richard J. Lazarus

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Brief of Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents, Summers v. Earth Island Inst., No. 07-463 (U.S. June 27, 2008), Richard J. Lazarus, Amanda C. Leiter, and David C. Vladeck

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Brief Amicus Curiae of the National Academy of Arbitrators in Support of Respondents, 14 Penn Plaza v. Pyett, No. 07-581 (U.S. June 27, 2008), James Oldham

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Brief of Amici Curiae Former FDA Commissioners Dr. Donald Kennedy and Dr. David A. Kessler in Support of Respondent, Wyeth v. Levine, No. 06-1249 (U.S. Aug. 14, 2008), Kathryn A. Sabbeth and David C. Vladeck

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Brief of Amici Curiae Members of Congress in Support of Respondents, Coeur Alaska, Inc. v. Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, Nos. 07-984 & 07-990 (U.S. Nov. 14, 2008), Kathryn A. Sabbeth and David C. Vladeck

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Brief of Amici Curiae Tobacco Control Legal Consortium et al. in Support of Respondents, Altria Group, Inc. v. Good, No. 07-562 (U.S. June 17, 2008), Kathryn A. Sabbeth and David C. Vladeck

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Brief of Amicus Curiae AARP in Support of Respondents, Warner-Lambert Company LLC v. Kent, No. 06-1498 (U.S. Jan. 18, 2008), Kathryn A. Sabbeth and David C. Vladeck

Submissions from 2007

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Brief of Consumers Union of United States, Inc., as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioners, Riegel & Riegel v. Medtronic, Inc., No. 06-179 (U.S. Aug. 27, 2007), Lisa Heinzerling

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Brief of Salim Hamdan as Amicus Curiae, Boumediene v. Bush & Al Odah v. United States, Nos. 06-1195 & 06-1196 (U.S. Aug. 24, 2007), Neal K. Katyal

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Brief for Professors James D. Cox et al. as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners, Stoneridge Investment Partners v. Scientific-Atlanta, No. 06-43 (U.S. June 11, 2007), Donald C. Langevoort

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Brief of Legal Historians as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners, Boumediene v. Bush, Nos. 06-1195, 06-1196 (U.S. Aug. 24, 2007), James Oldham

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Brief for Petitioner, Knight v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, No. 06-1286 (U.S. Aug. 23, 2007), Cornelia T. Pillard and Peter J. Rubin

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Reply Brief for Petitioner, Knight v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, No. 06-1286 (U.S. Nov. 2, 2007), Cornelia T. Pillard and Peter J. Rubin

Submissions from 2006

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Brief for American Lung Association et al. as Amici Curiae Supporting Petitioners, Environmental Defense v. Duke Energy Corporation, No. 05-848 (U.S. Jul. 21, 2006), Hope M. Babcock and Kristi M. Smith

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Brief of Law Professors David D. Cole et al. as Amici Curiae Supporting Petitioner (Geneva-Enforceability), Hamdan v. Rumsfield, No. 05-184 (U.S. Jan. 6, 2006), David Cole, Julie R. O'Sullivan, and Carlos Manuel Vázquez

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Brief of Respondents, Arlington Central School District Board of Education v. Murphy, No. 05-18 (U.S. Mar 28, 2006), Jillian M. Cutler and David C. Vladeck

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Brief for Petitioner Salim Ahmed Hamdan, Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, No. 05-184 (U.S. Jan. 6, 2006), Neal K. Katyal

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Brief for Respondents American Rivers and Friends of the Presumpcot River, S.D. Warren Co. v. Maine Bd. of Envtl. Prot., No. 04-1527 (U.S. Jan. 6, 2006), Richard J. Lazarus

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Brief of Intellectual Property Law Professors as Amici Curiae Supporting Petitioner, KSR International Co. v. Teleflex Inc., No. 04-1350 (U.S. Aug. 26, 2006), John R. Thomas

Submissions from 2005

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Brief of the National League of Cities et al. as Amici Curiae Supporting Respondents, Kelo v. New London, No. 04-108 (U.S. Jan. 21, 2005), J. Peter Byrne

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Brief of the American Planning Association et al. as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents, Kelo v. New London, No. 04-108 (U.S. Jan. 21, 2005), John D. Echeverria

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Reply Brief for Petitioner, Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, No. 04-702 (U.S. Jan. 03, 2005), Neal K. Katyal

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari, Scott v. Johanns, No. 05-356 (U.S. Sept. 15, 2005), Scott L. Nelson and David C. Vladeck

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Brief of International Business Machines Corporation as Amicus Curiae Supporting Neither Party, Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings v. Metabolite Laboratories Inc., No. 04-607 (U.S. Dec. 23, 2005), John R. Thomas

Submissions from 2004

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Brief for American Public Health Association et al. as Amici Curiae Supporting Respondents, Department of Transportation v. Public Citizen, No. 03-358 (U.S. Mar. 12, 2004), Hope M. Babcock and Lisa Goldman

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Brief of International Law and Jurisdiction Professors as Amici Curiae Supporting Petitioners, Rasul v. Bush, Nos. 03-334 & 03-343 (U.S. Jan. 12, 2004), Barry E. Carter

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Brief for Prof. Stephen B. Cohen, Pro Se, as Amicus Curiae Supporting Respondents, Commissioner of Internal Revenue v. Banks, Nos. 03-892 & 03-907 (U.S. Aug. 16, 2004), Stephen B. Cohen

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Brief of Amici Curiae Paralyzed Veterans of America et al., Spector v. Norwegian Cruise Line Ltd., No. 03-1388 (U.S. Jul. 5, 2004), Richard McKewen and David C. Vladeck

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Brief Amici Curiae of Legal Historians Listed Herein in Support of the Petitioners, Rasul v. Bush, Nos. 03-334 & 03-343 (U.S. Jan. 14, 2004), James Oldham

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Brief of Respondents in Opposition, In re Green Tree Financial Corp., No. 03-1243 (U.S. Apr. 22, 2004), Cornelia T. Pillard

Submissions from 2003

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Brief of Amici Curiae Judith Areen et al., Grutter v. Bollinger, No. 02-241 (U.S. Feb. 19, 2003), Judith C. Areen and Neal K. Katyal

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Brief of the National Lesbian and Gay Law Association et al. as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners, Lawrence, et al. v. Texas, No. 02-102 (U.S. Jan. 16, 2003), Chai R. Feldblum

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Brief of Amici Curiae Columbia University et al. in Support of Respondents, Grutter v. Bollinger, Nos. 02-241 & 02-516 (U.S. Feb. 13, 2003), Jane E. Genster

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Brief Amicus Curiae of Joseph R. Grodin as Amicus Curiae Supporting Neither Party (Vacatur), Elk Grove Unified School District v. Newdow, No. 02-1624 (U.S. Dec. 19, 2003), ., Neal K. Katyal

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Brief of Former Administrator Carol M. Browner et al., as Amici Curiae Supporting Respondents, South Florida Water Management Dist. v. Miccosukee Tribe of Indians, No. 02-626 (U.S. Nov. 14, 2003), ., Richard J. Lazarus

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Brief of 13,922 Current Law Students at Accredited American Law Schools as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondants, Grutter v. Bollinger, No. 02-241 (U.S. Feb. 18, 2003), Julie R. O'Sullivan and Peter J. Rubin

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Brief for Respondents, Green Tree Financial Corp. v. Bazzle, No. 02-634 (U.S. Mar. 27, 2003), ., Cornelia T. Pillard

Submissions from 2002

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Brief Amicus Curiae of the Idaho Conservation League and the Louisiana Environmental Action Network in Support of Neither Side, Republican Party of Minnesota v. Kelly, No. 01-521 (U.S. Jan. 17, 2002), John D. Echeverria

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Brief for the Respondent, Chevron U.S.A. v. Echazabal, No. 00-1406 (U.S. Feb. 1, 2002), Chai R. Feldblum

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Brief of Respondents, Norfolk & Western Railway Co. v. Ayers, No. 01-963 (U.S. Aug. 19, 2002), Richard J. Lazarus

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Brief of Amici Curiae of American Law Professors in Support of Respondents, Norfolk & Western Ry. Co. v. Ayers, No. 01-963 (U.S. Aug. 19, 2002), ., Paul F. Rothstein

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Brief of Conference of Chief Justices as Amicus Curiae Supporting Respondents, Republican Party of Minnesota v. Kelly, No. 01-521 (U.S. Feb. 19, 2002), ., Roy A. Schotland

Submissions from 2001

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari, Time Warner Entertainment Co. v. F.C.C., No. 01-223 (U.S. Aug. 08, 2001), Fernando Bohorquez, Jr. and Angela J. Campbell

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari, Minority Media and Telecommunications Council v. MD/DC/DE Broadcasters Ass'n, No. 01-639 (U.S. Oct. 17, 2001), Angela J. Campbell and Amy S. Wolverton

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Brief for Amici Curiae AARP et al., United States Department of Housing and Urban Development v. Rucker et al., Nos. 00-1770 & 00-1781 (U.S. Dec. 20, 2001), Peter B. Edelman

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Brief for Respondents, Palazzolo v. Rhode Island ex. rel. Tavares, No. 99-2047 (U.S. Jan. 3, 2001), Richard J. Lazarus

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Brief Amici Curiae of Legal Historians Listed Herein in Support of Repondent, I.N.S. v. St. Cyr, No. 00-767 (U.S. Mar. 27, 2001), ., James Oldham

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Brief in Opposition, Nevada Department of Human Resources v. Hibbs, No. 01-1368 (U.S. 2001), Cornelia T. Pillard

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Reply to Brief in Opposition, Chris v. Tenet, No. 00-829 (U.S. Feb. 12, 2001), David C. Vladeck

Submissions from 2000

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari, Cayetano v. Chevron USA, Inc., No. 00-1198 (U.S. Jan. 24, 2000), J. Peter Byrne

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Brief for William E. Brock and John McCain et al., California Democratic Party v. Jones, No. 99-401 (U.S. Mar. 30, 2000), Viet D. Dinh, Paul F. Rothstein, Roy A. Schotland, and Don Wallace Jr.

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Brief for Respondents Massachusetts and New Jersey, American Trucking Associations, Inc. v. Browner, Nos. 99-1257 & 99-1426 (U.S. Sep. 11, 2000), Lisa Heinzerling and Richard J. Lazarus

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Reply Brief of Respondents Al Gore, Jr., and Florida Democratic Party, George W. Bush v. Palm Beach County Canvassing Board, No. 00-836 (U.S. Nov. 30, 2000), Neal K. Katyal and Peter J. Rubin

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Supplemental Brief of Respondents Al Gore Jr. and Florida Democratic Party, Bush v. Palm Beach County Canvassing Bd., No. 00-836 (U.S. Nov. 30, 2000), Neal K. Katyal and Peter J. Rubin

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari, Arons v. Office of Disciplinary Counsel of the Supreme Court of DE, No. 00-509 (U.S. Oct 02, 2000), David C. Vladeck

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari, Calhoun v. Yamaha Motor Corp, No. 00-681 (U.S. Oct 30, 2000), David C. Vladeck

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari, Chris v. Tenet, No. 00-829 (U.S. Nov 16, 2000), David C. Vladeck