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(ORDER LIST: 552 U.S.)

FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 2008

ORDERS IN PENDING CASES

06-1082 VIRGINIA V. MOORE, DAVID L.

The motion of American Bar Association for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument is denied.

07-21 ) CRAWFORD, WILLIAM, ET AL. V. MARION CTY. ELECTION BD., ET AL.
07-25 ) IN DEMOCRATIC PARTY, et al. v. ROKITA, IN SEC. OF STATE
07-5439 BAZE, RALPH, ET AL. V. REES, COMM'R, KY DOC, ET AL.

The motions of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument are granted.

CERTIORARI GRANTED

06-7517 IRIZARRY, RICHARD V. UNITED STATES

The motion of petitioner for leave to proceed in forma pauperis and the petition for a writ of certiorari are granted. The brief of petitioner is to be filed on or before Thursday, February 14, 2008. The brief of respondent is to be filed on or before Wednesday, March 12, 2008. A reply brief, if any, is to be filed in accordance with Rule 25.3 of the Rules of this Court.

07-210 BRIDGE, JOHN, ET AL. V. PHOENIX BOND & INDEMNITY, ET AL.

The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted limited to the following question: "Whether reliance is a required element of a RICO claim predicated on mail fraud and, if it is, whether that reliance must be by the plaintiff." The brief of petitioners is to be filed on or before Thursday, February 14, 2008. The brief of respondents is to be filed on or before Wednesday, March 12, 2008. A reply brief, if any, is to be filed in accordance with Rule 25.3 of the Rules of this Court.

07-330 GREENLAW, MICHAEL V. UNITED STATES

The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. The brief of petitioner is to be filed on or before Thursday, February 14, 2008. The brief of respondent is to be filed on or before Wednesday, March 12, 2008. A reply brief, if any, is to be filed in accordance with Rule 25.3 of the Rules of this Court.

07-343 KENNEDY, PATRICK V. LOUISIANA

The motion of Louisiana Public Defender Offices in Parishes Impacted by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita for leave to file a brief as amici curiae is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. The brief of petitioner is to be filed on or before Thursday, February 14, 2008. The brief of respondent is to be filed on or before Wednesday, March 12, 2008. A reply brief, if any, is to be filed in accordance with Rule 25.3 of the Rules of this Court.

07-411 PLAINS COMMERCE BANK V. LONG FAMILY LAND & CATTLE

The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. The brief of petitioner is to be filed on or before Thursday, February 14, 2008. The brief of respondents is to be filed on or before Wednesday, March 12, 2008. A reply brief, if any, is to be filed in accordance with Rule 25.3 of the Rules of this Court.

07-552 SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS, ET AL. V. APCC SERVICES, INC., ET AL.

The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. The brief of petitioners is to be filed on or before Thursday, February 14, 2008. The brief of respondents is to be filed on or before Wednesday, March 12, 2008. A reply brief, if any, is to be filed in accordance with Rule 25.3 of the Rules of this Court.