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Abelesz v. OTP Bank, 692 F.3d 638 (7th Cir. 2012)

Appellant's Jurisdictional Memorandum
Appellant's Jurisdictional Reply

Abelesz v. OTP Bank, 692 F.3d 638 (7th Cir. 2012)

Appellant's Brief
Reply Brief

Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, 133 S. Ct. 2552 (2013)

Brief in Opposition
Brief for Respondent Birth Father

Alexander v. Lewis, 133 S. Ct. 933 (2013)

Brief in Opposition

Alice Corporation Pty., Ltd., v. CLS Bank Int'l, No. 13-298 (S. Ct.) (pending)

Amicus Brief

American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc., No. 13-461 (S. Ct.) (pending)

Amicus Brief

Arizona v. Okun, No. 13-436 (S. Ct.) (pending)

Brief in Opposition

Artesyn Technologies, Inc. v. SynQor, Inc., 134 S. Ct. 648 (2013)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioners

Astrue v. Capato, 132 S. Ct. 2021 (2012)

Brief in Opposition
Brief for the Respondent

Bandi v. Becnel, 133 S. Ct. 845 (2013)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioners

Bernacki v. Connecticut, 133 S. Ct. 1804 (2013)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioner

Bond v. Atkinson, ---F.3d---, 2013 WL 4511469 (7th Cir. Aug. 26, 2013)

Plaintiff-Appellee's Answering Brief

Bowman v. Monsanto Co., 133 S. Ct. 1762 (2013)

Amicus Brief

Brown v. Shaw, No. 13-897 (S. Ct.) (pending)

Brief in Opposition

Buonora v. Coggins, 131 S. Ct. 995 (2011) (Mem.)

Brief in Opposition

Butts v. Hall, 133 S. Ct. 1805 (2013)

Brief in Opposition

buySAFE, Inc. v. Google, Inc., No. 2013-1575 (Fed. Cir.) (pending)

Brief for Appellee

Capato v. Commissioner of Social Security, 532 Fed. App'x 251 (2013)

Supplemental Reply Brief

CBT Flint partners, LLC v. Return Path, Inc., 2013 WL 6510953 (Fed. Cir. 2013)

Amicus Brief

City of Pontiac Policemen’s & Firemen’s Retirement System v. UBS AG, No. 12-4355 (2d Cir.) (pending)

Amicus Brief
Amicus Brief

City of Reno v. Conn, 131 S. Ct. 1812 (2011)

Brief in Opposition
Supplemental Brief of Respondents

CLS Bank Int'l v. Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd., 717 F. 3d 1269 (Fed. Cir. 2013)

Amicus Brief

Commonwealth of Virginia ex rel. Cuccinelli v. Sebelius, 656 F.3d 253 (4th Cir. 2011)

Amicus Curiae Brief Of Constitutional Law Professors

Conn v. City of Reno, 658 F.3d 897 (9th Cir. 2011)

Appellants' Supplemental Brief

Convergent Outsourcing, Inc. v. Zinni , 133 S. Ct. 2337 (2013)

Amicus Brief

Costco Wholesale Corp. v. Omega, S.A., 131 S. Ct. 565 (2010) (Mem.)

Amicus Brief

Crowther v. Consolidated Rail Corp., 680 F.3d 95 (1st Cir. 2012)

Brief of Defendants-Appellees

CSX Transp., Inc. v. Pitts, 61 A. 3d 767 (Md. 2013)

Brief of Petitioner (merits stage)

DaimlerChrysler v. Bauman, No. 11-965 (S. Ct.) (pending)

Amicus Brief

Deemer v. Beard, No. 13-1986 (3d Cir.) (pending)

Brief of Appellant
Appellant’s Reply

Deemer v. Beard, No. 13-1153 (S. Ct.) (pending)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari

Depee v. Mahach-Watkins, 131 S. Ct. 898 (2011) (Mem.)

Brief in Opposition

DePierre v. United States, 131 S. Ct. 2225 (2011)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief (cert. stage)
Reply Brief (merits stage)
Brief for Petitioner

Faulkner v. United States, 132 S. Ct. 761 (2011) (Mem.)

Petition for certiorari
Reply Brief
Supplemental Brief

Ferdinand v. Johnson, No. 07-6006 (4th Cir. Sept. 20, 2010) (dismissed)

Brief for Appellant

Florida ex rel. Att'y Gen. v. US Dep't of Health and Human Servs., 648 F.3d 1235 (11th Cir. 2011)

Amicus Brief

George v. Edholm, (9th Cir. No. 11-57075) (pending)

Opening brief
Reply Brief

Global-Tech Appliances, Inc. v. SEB S.A., 131 S. Ct. 2060 (2011)

Amicus Brief

Grad v. Associates Bank, N.A., 801 N.W.2d 349 (Wis. App. 2011)

Brief of Defendant-Respondent

Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank, No. 13-1211 (S. Ct.) (pending)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Reply Brief

Harris v. Quinn, No. 11-681 (S. Ct.) (pending)

Amicus Brief

Highmark Inc. v. Allcare Health Management Systems, Inc., No. 12-1163 (S. Ct.) (pending)

Amicus Brief

Holder v. Martinez Gutierrez, 132 S. Ct. 2011 (2012)

Respondent Sawyers' Brief in Opposition
Brief for Respondent Sawyers

Hornbeck Offshore Services, LLC v. Jewell, No. 13-56 (S. Ct.) (pending)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioners

Jefferson County School District R-1 v. Elizabeth, 133 S. Ct. 2857 (2013)

Brief in Opposition

Keith v. Koerner, 707 F.3d 1185 (10th Cir. 2013)

Plaintiff-Appellee's Answering Brief

Kiehle v. County of Cortland, 133 S. Ct. 1582 (2013)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Reply Brief

Kinder v. Geithner, 695 F.3d 772 (8th Cir. 2012)

Amicus Curiae Brief of Constitutional Law Professors

Lelo Inc. v. ITC, No. 2013-1582 (Fed. Cir.) (pending)

Non-Confidential Brief for Intervenors

Liberty Univ., Inc. v. Geithner, 671 F.3d 391 (4th Cir. 2011)

Amicus Curiae Brief Of Constitutional Law Professors

Los Angeles County v. Humphries, 131 S Ct. 447 (2010)

Brief for Respondents

Masters v. DirecTV, Inc., 2009 WL 4885132 (9th Cir 2009)

Amicus Brief

Merrifield v. County Board of Commissioners, 132 S. Ct. 1991 (2012) (Mem.)

Petition for Certiorari

Microsoft Corp. v. i4i Ltd. Partnership, 131 S. Ct. 2238 (2011)

Amicus Brief

Morrison v. National Australia Bank Limited, 130 S. Ct. 2869 (2010)

Amicus Brief

Movsesian v. Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft A.G. , 670 F.3d 1067 (9th Cir. 2012)

Petition for Rehearing En Banc

Newmy v. Johnson, 13-2756 (8th Cir.) (pending)

Brief of Appellant

Nielson v. Ketchum, 2012 WL 1810350 (S. Ct. 2012) (Mem.)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief

Ninestar Technology Co. v. International Trade Commission, 667 F.3d 1373 (Fed. Cir. 2012)

Non-Confidential Petition for Rehearing En Banc

Ninestar Technology Co. v. International Trade Commission , 133 S. Ct. 1656 (2013)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioners
Supplemental Brief for Petitioners

NML Capital, Ltd. v. Republic of Argentina, ---F.3d---, 2013 WL 4487563 (2d Cir. Aug. 23, 2013)

Amicus Brief

Octane Fitness, LLC v. Icon Health & Fitness, Inc., No. 12-1184 (S. Ct.) (pending)

Amicus Brief

People ex rel. Cuomo v. Greenberg, 95 A.D.3d 474 (2012)

Amicus Brief

People v. Greenberg, ---N.E.2d---, 2013 WL 3185179 (N.Y. June 25, 2013)

Amicus Brief

Poventud v. City of New York, (2d Cir. No. 12-1011) (pending en banc)

Amicus Brief

Retirement Board v. The Bank of New York Mellon, No. 13-664 (2d Cir.) (pending)

Petition for Permission for Leave to File Interlocutory Appeal
Reply in Support of Petition
Brief of Appellee Cross-Appellant
Reply of Appellee Cross-Appellant

Rothstein v. UBS AG, 708 F.3d 82 (2d Cir. 2013)

Brief for the Defendant-Appellee

Rothstein v. UBS AG, No. 11-0211 (2d. Cir.)

Brief of Defendants-Appellees

Ruiz-Turcios v. U.S. Attorney General, 717 F.3d 847 (11th Cir. 2013)

Petition for Rehearing En Banc

Salem v. Holder, 132 S. Ct. 1000 (2012) (Mem.)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief

Schafer v. Astrue, No. 10-1500 (4th Cir. 2011)

Petition for rehearing en banc

Schafer v. Astrue, 132 S. Ct. 2680 (2012) (Mem.)

Petition for Certiorari

Seven-Sky v. Holder, 661 F.3d 1 (D.C. Cir. 2011)

Amicus Curiae Brief of Constitutional Law Professors

Smith v. Bayer Corp., 131 S. Ct. 2368 (2011)

Amicus Brief

Smith v. Colson, 133 S. Ct. 2763 (2013)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioner

State ex rel. AT&T Mobility, LLC v. Wilson, 703 S.E.2d 543 (W. Va. 2010)

Petition for Writ of Prohibition
Memorandum in Support of Petition
Reply to Response to Rule to Show Cause

Suquamish Indian Tribe v. Upper Skagit Indian Tribe, 131 S. Ct. 414 (2010) (Mem.)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioner

Synqor, Inc. v. Artesyn Technologies, Inc., 709 F.3d 1365 (Fed. Cir. 2013)

Opening Brief of Bel Fuse, Inc., Delta Electronics, Inc., Delta Products Corp., & Power-One, Inc.
Reply Brief

Taniguchi v. Kan Pac. Saipan, Ltd., 132 S. Ct. 1997 (2012)

Brief in Opposition
Brief for Respondent

Thomas More Law Center v. Obama, 651 F.3d 529 (6th Cir. 2011)

Amicus Curiae Brief Of Constitutional Law Professors

Thomas v. State of Louisiana, Department of Social Services, 131 S. Ct. 3062 (Mem.)

Petition for Writ of Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioner

United States v. Castleman, No. 12-1371 (S. Ct.) (pending)

Brief in Opposition
Brief for Respondent

United States v. Faulkner , 636 F.3d 1009 (8th Cir. 2011)

Petition for Rehearing En Banc

United States v. Jeffries, 134 S. Ct. 59 (2013)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Reply Brief of Petitioner

United States v. Zepeda, No. 10-10131 (9th Cir.) (pending)

Amicus Brief

Viking Global Equities v. Porsche Automobil Holding SE, f/k/a Dr. Ing h.c. F. Porsche AG, No. 650435/11 (N.Y. App. Div.) (pending)

Brief of Amici Curiae

Viking Global Equities, LP v. Porsche Automobil Holding SE, 958 N.Y.S.2d 35 (App. Div. 2012)

Amicus Brief

Williams v. California Dept. of Corrections & Rehab., 2012 WL 690271 (9th Cir. 2012)

Appellant's Brief
Reply Brief

Wilson v. Flaherty, 133 S. Ct. 2853 (2013)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioner

Wilson v. Stitts , No. 13-579 (S. Ct.) (pending)

Brief in Opposition

Winfield v. Trottier , 710 F.3d 49 (2d Cir. 2013)

Answering Brief for Appellees

Wright v. United States, (8th Cir. No. 12-3639) (pending)

Answering Brief for Plaintiff-Appellee

Wyeth LLC v. Scofield, 131 S. Ct. 3028 (Mem.)

Amicus Brief

Yang v. Holder, 132 S. Ct. 2772 (2012) (Mem.)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioner

Zayed v. Associated Bank, No. 13-3388 (8th Cir.) (pending)

Brief of Appellee
 
 
 
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