Decided

No. 14-1209

John Sturgeon v. Bert Frost, in His Official Capacity as Alaska Regional Director of the National Park Service, et al.

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

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Docket Entries

JUDGMENT ISSUED

Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.

Argued. For petitioner: Matthew T. Findley, Anchorage, Alaska; and Ruth Botstein, Assistant Attorney General, Anchorage, Alaska (for Alaska, as amicus curiae). For respondents: Rachel P. Kovner, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.

Reply of petitioner John Sturgeon filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Alaska Native Subsistence Users filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of National Parks Conservation Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Brief of respondents Bert Frost, in His Official Capacity as Alaska Regional Director of the National Park Service, et al. filed. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED.

Record received from the U.S.D.C. Dist. of Alaska. 1 Envelope.

Motion of Alaska for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.

Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.

Record requested from U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit.

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Brief amici curiae of Doyon, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Alaska Miners Association, Inc., et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Alaska filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Southeastern Legal Foundation filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Safari Club International filed.

Brief amici curiae of United States Senators Sullivan and Murkowski, and Representative Young filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed.

Motion of Alaska for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.

Brief of petitioner John Sturgeon filed.

Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner John Sturgeon.

Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.

Petition GRANTED.

Reply of petitioner John Sturgeon filed. (Distributed)

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.

Brief of respondents Sue Masica, in Her Official Capacity as Alaska Regional Director of the National Park Service, et al. in opposition filed.

Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including August 5, 2015.

Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including July 6, 2015.

Brief amicus curiae of Safari Club International filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Alaska filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Artic Slope Regional Corporation

Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 3, 2015.

Brief amici curiae of Ahtna Incorporated, et al. filed.

Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received form counsel for petitioner.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 4, 2015)

Application (14A862) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until March 31, 2015.

Application (14A862) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 16, 2015 to April 30, 2015, submitted to Justice Kennedy.

Parties

John Sturgeon, Petitioner, represented by Matthew T. Findley

Bert Frost, in His Official Capacity as Alaska Regional Director of the National Park Service, et al., Respondent, represented by Donald B. Verrilli Jr.

Bert Frost, in His Official Capacity as Alaska Regional Director of the National Park Service, et al., Respondent, represented by Rachel Peter Kovner

Amici Curiae

Ahtna Incorporated, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by James D. Linxwiler

Alaska, Amicus Curiae, represented by Ruth Botstein

Alaska., Amicus Curiae, represented by Janell Margaret Hafner

Alaska Miners Association, Inc., et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Jason T. Morgan

Alaska Native Subsistence Users, Amicus Curiae, represented by Robert T. Anderson

Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Katherine Demarest

Doyon, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by James D. Linxwiler

National Parks Conservation Association, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Katherine Grace Strong

Pacific Legal Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Damien M. Schiff

Safari Club International, Amicus Curiae, represented by Anna M. Seidman

Southeastern Legal Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Kimberly S. Hermann

United States Senators Sullivan and Murkowski, and Representative Young, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jonathan W. Katchen

 
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