Decided

No. 14-1504

Robert J. Wittman, et al., Appellants v. Gloria Personhuballah, et al.

from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Docket Entries

Record from U.S.D.C. Eastern District of Virginia has been returned.

JUDGMENT ISSUED

Appeal dismissed. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.

Letter, dated March 25, 2016, received from counsel for the appellants Robert J. Wittman, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Argued. For appellants: Michael A. Carvin, Washington, D. C. For the State appellees: Stuart A. Raphael, Solicitor General of Virginia, Richmond, Va. For the private appellees: Marc E. Elias, Washington, D. C. For United States as amicus curiae in support of appellees: Ian H. Gershengorn, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.

Record received again from the U.S.D.C. Eastern District of Virginia. (1 Envelope)

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

Motion for divided argument and enlargement of time for oral argument filed by State appellees GRANTED and the time is divided as follows: 35 minutes for appellants, 10 minutes for State appellees, 15 minutes for private appellees, and 10 minutes for the Solicitor General.

Reply of appellants Robert J. Wittman, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Record received from the U.S.D.C. Eastern Dist. of Virginia is electronic and located on PACER, with the exception of 1 Box.

CIRCULATED.

Record requested from the U.S.D.C. Eastern Dist. of VA. Richmond Div.

Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the appellees Gloria Personhuballah and James Farkas.

Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.

Brief amicus curiae of OneVirginia2021: Virginians for Fair Redistricting filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Virginia State Conference of the NAACP filed.

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

Brief amici curiae of Campaign Legal Center, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law filed.

Motion for divided argument and enlargement of time for oral argument filed by State appellees.

Application (15A724) denied by the Court.

Application (15A724) referred to the Court.

SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, March 21, 2016

Brief of appellees Gloria Personhuballah and James Farkas filed.

Brief of appellees Virginia State Board of Elections, et al. filed.

Reply of applicant Robert J. Wittman, et al., Appellants filed.

Response to application from respondent Virginia State Board of Elections, et al. filed.

Response to application from respondent Gloria Personhuballah and James Farkas filed.

Motion for leave to file amicus brief and motion for leave to file brief pursuant to Rule 33.2 filed by Virginia State Conference of the NAACP.

Response to application (15A724) requested by The Chief Justice, due Thursday, January 21, 2016, by 4 p.m. EST.

Application (15A724) for a stay pending appeal, submitted to The Chief Justice.

Brief amici curiae of Alabama and Texas filed.

Brief of appellants Robert J. Wittman, et al., Appellants filed.

Joint appendix filed (3 Volumes). (Statement of costs filed)

Further consideration of the question of jurisdiction is POSTPONED to the hearing of the case on the merits. In addition to the questions presented by the jurisdictional statement, the parties are directed to brief and argue the following question: Whether Appellants lack standing because none reside in or represent the only congressional district whose constitutionality is at issue in this case.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 13, 2015.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 6, 2015.

Reply brief on standing of appellee Virginia State Board of Elections filed. (Distributed)

Reply brief on standing of appellants Robert J. Wittman, et al., filed. (Distributed)

Reply brief on standing of appellees Gloria Personhuballah and James Farkas filed.

Supplemental brief of appellees Gloria Personhuballah, and James Farkas filed.

Supplemental brief of appellants Robert J. Wittman, et al., filed.

Supplemental brief of appellee Virginia State Board of Elections filed.

The parties are directed to file supplemental briefs addressing the following question: Whether appellants have standing under Article III of the United States Constitution. The briefs, not to exceed 15 pages each, are to be filed simultaneously with the Clerk and served upon opposing counsel on or before Tuesday, October 13, 2015. Reply briefs, not to exceed 10 pages each, are to be filed with the Clerk and served upon opposing counsel on or before Tuesday, October 20, 2015.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.

Reply of Appellants opposing motions to dismiss or affirm filed. (Distributed)

Motion to dismiss or affirm filed by appellees Gloria Personhuballah, and James Farkas.

Motion to affirm filed by appellees Virginia State Board of Elections.

Statement as to jurisdiction filed. (Response due July 22, 2015)

Parties

Gloria Personhuballah and James Farkas, Appellant, represented by Marc E. Elias

Robert J. Wittman, et al., Appellant, represented by Michael A. Carvin

Virginia State Board of Elections, et al., Appellant, represented by Stuart A. Raphael

Amici Curiae

Alabama and Texas, Amicus Curiae, represented by Andrew L. Brasher

Campaign Legal Center, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Jessica Ring Amunson

OneVirginia2021: Virginians for Fair Redistricting, Amicus Curiae, represented by Gregory E. Lucyk

The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Amicus Curiae, represented by Melvin A. Brosterman

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Ian Heath Gershengorn

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Donald B. Verrilli Jr.

Virginia State Conference of the NAACP, Amicus Curiae, represented by Anita S. Earls

 
Last updated: March 27, 2017