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Docket for 04-1327
No. 04-1327     *** CAPITAL CASE ***  
Title:
Bobby Lee Holmes, Petitioner
v.
South Carolina
Docketed:April 5, 2005
Linked with 04A699
Lower Ct:Supreme Court of South Carolina
  Case Nos.:(25886)
  Decision Date:November 1, 2004
  Rehearing Denied:December 1, 2004
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Feb 8 2005 Application (04A699) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 1, 2005 to March 31, 2005, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Feb 17 2005 Application (04A699) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until March 31, 2005.
Mar 31 2005 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 5, 2005)
Apr 11 2005 Brief amicus curiae of Innocence Project filed.
Apr 20 2005 Brief amicus curiae of Certain Professors of Evidence Law filed.
May 5 2005 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 6, 2005.
Jun 10 2005 Brief of respondent South Carolina in opposition filed.
Jun 14 2005 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including June 13, 2005.
Jun 22 2005 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2005.
Jun 29 2005 Reply of petitioner Bobby Lee Holmes filed. (Distributed)
Jul 12 2005 Record Requested .
Jul 26 2005 Record received from the Supreme Court of South Carolina (one box).
Sep 27 2005 Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition for certiorari.
Oct 14 2005 Extension of time within which to file petitioner's brief on the merits and the joint appendix to and including November 30, 2005.
Nov 30 2005 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, February 22, 2006.
Nov 30 2005 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Nov 30 2005 Brief amicus curiae of The Innocence Project, Inc. filed.
Nov 30 2005 Joint appendix filed. (Jt. appendix in 2 volumes)
Nov 30 2005 Brief of petitioner Bobby Lee Holmes filed.
Nov 30 2005 Brief amicus curiae of Forty Professors of Evidence Law filed.
Dec 9 2005 CIRCULATED.
Dec 20 2005 Order extending time to file respondent's brief on the merits to and including January 11, 2006.
Jan 11 2006 Brief amici curiae of Kansas, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 11 2006 Brief of respondent South Carolina filed. (Distributed)
Jan 25 2006 Motion of Kansas, et al. for leave to participate in oral argument as amici curiae and for divided argument filed.
Feb 9 2006 Reply of petitioner Bobby Lee Holmes filed. (Distributed)
Feb 17 2006 Motion of Kansas, et al. for leave to participate in oral argument as amici curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Feb 22 2006 Argued. For petitioner: John H. Blume, Ithaca, N.Y. For respondent: Donald J. Zelenka, Assistant Deputy Attorney General, Columbia, S.C.; and Steffen N. Johnson, Chicago, IL., (for Kansas, et al., as amici curiae, supporting respondent)
May 1 2006 Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Alito, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Jun 2 2006 MANDATE ISSUED.
Jun 13 2006 Acknowledgement of receipt (06/06/06) of judgment from Clerk, Supreme Court of South Carolina received.
Jun 16 2006 Record returned to the Supreme Court of South Carolina.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
William A. Norris Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP(310) 229-1000
2029 Century Park East
Suite 2400
Los Angeles, CA  90067-3012
Party name: Bobby Lee Holmes
Attorneys for Respondent:
Donald J. Zelenka Senior Assistant Deputy Attorney General(803) 734-6305
    Counsel of Record Office of the Attorney General
P.O. Box 11549
Columbia, SC  29211-1549
dzelenka@scag.gov
Party name: South Carolina
Other:
John H. Blume Cornell Law School(607) 255-1030
112 Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY  14853
jb94@cornell.edu
Party name: Certain Professors of Evidence Law
 
Samuel R. Gross University of Michigan Law School(734) 764-1519
625 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI  48109
Party name: Forty Professors of Evidence Law
 
Steffen N. Johnson Winston & Strawn LLP(202) 282-5000
1700 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
sjohnson@winston.com
Party name: Bobby Lee Holmes v. South Carolina
 
Elaine Metlin Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky LLP(202) 785-9700
2101 L Street NW
Washington, DC  20037-1526
Party name: The Innocence Project, Inc.
 
David S. Petron Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8000
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
jgreen@sidley.com
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
 
Gene Schaerr Winston & Strawn LLP(202) 282-5000
1700 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
gschaerr@winston.com
Party name: Kansas, et al.
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