UPDATE: Berg v. Obama et al. – No. 08-570 U.S. Supreme Court

…. the United States Supreme Court press office and the following is the results of that conversation.

On November 18th all of the defendants, Barrack H. Obama and the Federal Election Commission et al., waived their right to respond to the Phillip J. Berg Petition for a writ of certiorari.

As a result the Court will now schedule the Berg ‘Petition’ for conference and will now make its decision as to whether to Grant the Petition entirely and solely on the pending Berg Petition.

Below is the entire Docket for this pending case.


No. 08-570


Philip J. Berg, Petitioner


Barack Obama, et al.


October 31, 2008

Lower Ct:

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Case Nos.: (08-4340)

Rule 11

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings and Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Oct 30 2008 Petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment filed. (Response due

December 1, 2008)

Oct 31 2008 Application (08A391) for an injunction pending disposition of the petition for a writ of certiorari, submitted to Justice Souter.

Nov 3 2008 Supplemental brief of applicant Philip J. Berg filed.

Nov 3 2008 Application (08A391) denied by Justice Souter.

Nov 18 2008 Waiver of right of respondents Federal Election Commission, et al. to respond filed.

~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~Phone~~~

Attorneys for Petitioner:

Philip J. Berg

555 Andorra Glen Court, Suite 12 (610) 825-3134

Lafayette Hill,



Party name: Philip J. Berg

Attorneys for Respondents:

Gregory G. Garre Solicitor General (202) 514-2217

United States Department of Justice

950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.




Party name: Federal Election Commission, et al.

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