Docket for 04-52
No. 04-52
Title:
Bertram Rice, Warden, et al., Petitioners
v.
Steven Martell Collins
Docketed:July 13, 2004
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(01-56958)
  Decision Date:November 7, 2003
  Rehearing Denied:April 8, 2004
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jul 7 2004 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 12, 2004)
Jul 7 2004 Appendix of Bertram Rice, Warden, et al. filed.
Aug 11 2004 Brief of respondent Steven Martell Collins in opposition filed.
Aug 11 2004 Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent.
Aug 25 2004 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 27, 2004.
Jun 13 2005 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 16, 2005.
Jun 20 2005 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 23, 2005.
Jun 23 2005 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 27, 2005.
Jun 28 2005 Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Jun 28 2005 Petition GRANTED.
Jul 14 2005 Motion to appoint counsel filed by respondent Steven Martell Collins.
Jul 20 2005 Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2005.
Jul 20 2005 Extension of time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits to and including August 29, 2005.
Jul 25 2005 SET FOR ARGUMENT on December 5, 2005.
Aug 5 2005 CIRCULATED.
Aug 29 2005 Joint appendix filed (2 vols.). (Distributed).
Aug 29 2005 Brief of petitioners Bertram Rice, Warden, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 29 2005 Brief amicus curiae of Criminal Justice Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Aug 29 2005 Brief amici curiae of Arizona, Colorado, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 19 2005 Extension of time within which to file the respondent's brief on the merits to and including October 17, 2005
Oct 3 2005 Motion to appoint counsel filed by respondent GRANTED. Mark R. Drozdowski, Esq., of Los Angeles, California is appointed to serve as counsel for the respondent in this case. The Chief Justice took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
Oct 13 2005 Further extension of time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits to and including October 19, 2005.
Oct 19 2005 Brief of respondent Steven Martell Collins filed. (Distributed)
Oct 28 2005 Record received from U.S.C.A., 9th Circuit., (1 envelope)
Oct 28 2005 Record received from USDC for District of California. (1 box)
Nov 18 2005 Reply of petitioner Bertram Rice, Warden filed. (Distributed)
Dec 5 2005 Argued. For petitioners: William W. Lockyer, Attorney General, Sacramento, Cal. For respondent: Mark R. Drozdowski, Los Angeles, Cal.
Jan 18 2006 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. Breyer, J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Souter, J., joined.
Feb 21 2006 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Mar 17 2006 Record returned to U.S.C.A for the Ninth Circuit.
Mar 17 2006 Record returned to U.S.D.C Central Court of California.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Erika D. Jackson Deputy Attorney General(213) 897-6973
    Counsel of Record300 South Spring Street, Ste. 1702
Los Angeles, CA  90013
Party name: Bertram Rice, Warden, et al.
 
Donald E. De Nicola Deputy Solicitor General(213) 897-2388
Office of the Attorney General of California
300 South Spring Street
Suite 1702
Los Angeles, CA  90013
donald.denicola@doj.ca.gov
Party name: Bertram Rice, Warden, et al.
Attorneys for Respondent:
Karyn H. Bucur 24881 Alicia Parkway (949) 472-1092
    Counsel of Record#E193
Laguna Hills, CA  92653
khbucur@cox.net
Party name: Steven Martell Collins
 
Mark R. Drozdowski Deputy Federal Public Defender(213) 894-7520
Central District of California
Office of the Federal Public Defender
321 East 2nd Street
Los Angeles, CA  90012-4202
Mark_Drozdowski@fd.org
Party name: Steven Martell Collins
Other:
Charles L. Hobson Criminal Justice Legal Foundation(916) 446-0345
2131 L Street
Sacramento, CA  95816
Party name: Criminal Justice Legal Foundation
 
David K. Neidert 316 California Avenue #420(775) 742-2081
Reno, NV  89509
david.neidert@gmail.com
Party name: Arizona, Colorado, et al.