|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|11-1025||2d Cir.||Oct 29, 2012||Feb 26, 2013||5-4||Alito||OT 2012|
Holding: Respondents lack Article III standing to challenge FISA Amendments Act of 2008, 50 U. S. C. § 1881a.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Alito on February 26, 2013. Justice Breyer filed a dissenting opinion in which Justices Ginsburg, Sotomayor, and Kagan joined.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Dec 9 2011||Application (11A555) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 20, 2011 to January 19, 2012, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.|
|Dec 9 2011||Application (11A555) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until January 19, 2012.|
|Jan 9 2012||Application (11A555) to extend further the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 19, 2012 to February 18, 2012, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.|
|Jan 10 2012||Application (11A555) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until February 18, 2012.|
|Feb 17 2012||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 19, 2012)|
|Feb 17 2012||Appendix of James R. Clapper, Jr., Director of National Intelligence, et al. filed (Volumes I & II).|
|Feb 24 2012||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 18, 2012.|
|Mar 19 2012||Brief amici curiae of William Barr, et al. filed.|
|Apr 18 2012||Brief of respondents Amnesty International USA, et al. in opposition filed.|
|May 1 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 17, 2012.|
|May 2 2012||Reply of petitioners James R. Clapper, Jr., Director of National Intelligence, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|May 21 2012||Petition GRANTED.|
|May 29 2012||Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner James R. Clapper, Jr., Director of National Intelligence, et al.|
|May 30 2012||The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including July 26, 2012.|
|May 30 2012||The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including September 17, 2012.|
|Jun 11 2012||Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.|
|Jul 23 2012||SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, October 29, 2012|
|Jul 26 2012||Brief of petitioners James R. Clapper, Jr., Director of National Intelligence, et al. filed.|
|Aug 2 2012||CIRCULATED|
|Aug 2 2012||Brief amici curiae of John D. Ashcroft, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Aug 8 2012||Record from U.S.C.A. for 2nd Circuit is electronic.|
|Aug 8 2012||Record from U.S.D.C. for Southern District of New York is electronic.|
|Sep 17 2012||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or neither party, received from counsel for the respondents.|
|Sep 17 2012||Brief of respondents Amnesty International USA, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 21 2012||Brief amici curiae of Canadian Civil Liberties Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 24 2012||Brief amici curiae of Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 24 2012||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 24 2012||Brief amici curiae of Former Church Committee members and staff filed. (Distributed) Reprinted|
|Sep 24 2012||Brief amici curiae of Gun Owners Foundation, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 24 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Committee on Civil Rights of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 24 2012||Brief amicus curiae of New York State Bar Association filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 24 2012||Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 24 2012||Brief amici curiae of Center for Constitutional Rights, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 24 2012||Brief amicus curiae of The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 17 2012||Reply of petitioners James R. Clapper, Jr., Director of National Intelligence, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 29 2012||Argued. For petitioners: Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Jameel Jaffer, New York, N. Y.|
|Jan 2 2013||Letter from the Solicitor General filed. (Distributed)|
|Feb 26 2013||Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Alito, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Kennedy, and Thomas, JJ., joined. Breyer, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Ginsburg, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined.|
|Apr 1 2013||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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