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Docket for 07-542
No. 07-542
Title:
Arizona, Petitioner
v.
Rodney Joseph Gant
Docketed:October 24, 2007
Linked with 08A115
Lower Ct:Supreme Court of Arizona
  Case Nos.:(CR-06-0385-PR)
  Decision Date:July 25, 2007
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 19 2007 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 23, 2007)
Nov 19 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Los Angeles County filed.
Nov 21 2007 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by National Association of Police Organizations, Inc.
Dec 5 2007 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 4, 2008.
Dec 11 2007 Response Requested . (Due January 10, 2008)
Jan 23 2008 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 24, 2008.
Jan 24 2008 Brief of respondent Rodney Joseph Gant in opposition filed.
Feb 5 2008 Reply of petitioner Arizona filed. (Distributed)
Feb 6 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 22, 2008.
Feb 25 2008 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by National Association of Police Organizations, Inc. GRANTED.
Feb 25 2008 Petition GRANTED limited to the following Question: Does the Fourth Amendment require law enforcement officers to demonstrate a threat to their safety or a need to preserve evidence related to the crime of arrest in order to justify a warrantless vehicular search incident to arrest conducted after the vehicle's recent occupants have been arrested and secured?.
Mar 25 2008 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Americans for Effective Law Enforcement, et al.
Apr 10 2008 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including May 12, 2008.
Apr 15 2008 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by National Association of Police Organizations, Inc.
May 12 2008 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
May 12 2008 Brief of petitioner Arizona filed.
May 15 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Los Angeles County filed.
May 19 2008 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
May 19 2008 Brief amici curiae of Florida, et al. filed.
Jun 2 2008 Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by National Association of Police Organizations, Inc. GRANTED.
Jun 2 2008 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Americans for Effective Law Enforcement, et al. GRANTED.
Jun 4 2008 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is further extended to and including July 18, 2008.
Jun 9 2008 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, October 7, 2008.
Jul 3 2008 CIRCULATED
Jul 17 2008 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either or neither party received from counsel for the respondent.
Jul 18 2008 Brief of respondent Rodney Joseph Gant filed. (Distributed)
Jul 22 2008 Brief amici curiae of ACLU and the ACLU of Arizona filed. (Distributed)
Jul 25 2008 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Jul 25 2008 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Laywers filed. (Distributed)
Jul 25 2008 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Federal Defenders filed. (Distributed)
Aug 7 2008 Application (08A115) for an extension of time to file petitioner's reply brief on the merits to and including September 2, 2008, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Aug 11 2008 Application (08A115) granted by Justice Kennedy for an extension of time to file petitioner's reply brief on the merits to and including September 2, 2008.
Aug 26 2008 Record received from the Supreme Court of Arizona. (1 box) (There are sealed documetns in this record)
Sep 2 2008 Reply of petitioner Arizona filed. (Distributed)
Sep 5 2008 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Oct 7 2008 Argued. For petitioner: Joseph T. Maziarz, Assistant Attorney General, Phoenix, Ariz.; and Anthony Yang, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Thomas F. Jacobs, Tucson, Ariz.
Apr 21 2009 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Stevens, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Scalia, Souter, Thomas, and Ginsburg, JJ., joined. Scalia, J., filed a concurring opinion. Breyer, J., filed a dissenting opinion. Alito, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, J., joined, and in which Breyer, J., joined except as to Part II-E.
May 26 2009 MANDATE ISSUED.
Jun 16 2009 Record returned to Supreme Court of Arizona.
Jun 16 2009 Record returned to Superior County of Pima County Arizona.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Joseph T. Maziarz Assistant Attorney General(602) 542-4686
    Counsel of Record Office of the Attorney General
Criminal Appeals Section
1275 West Washington
Phoenix, AZ  85007
joseph.maziarz@azag.gov
Party name: Arizona
 
Randall M. Howe Office of the Attorney General(602) 542-4686
Criminal Appeals Section
1275 W. Washington
Phoenix, AZ  85007-2926
randall.howe@azag.gov
Party name: Arizona
Attorneys for Respondent:
Thomas F. Jacobs Law Offices of Thomas Jacobs(520) 628-1622
    Counsel of Record271 North Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ  85701
tjacobs@jacobsazlaw.com
Party name: Rodney Joseph Gant
 
Henry Lawrence Jacobs 271 North Stone Avenue (520)-628-1622
Tucson, AZ  85701
Party name: Rodney Joseph Gant
Other:
Phyllis C. Asayama Deputy District Attorney(213) 974-5916
Appellate Division
320 West Temple Street, Suite 540
Los Angeles, CA  90012
Party name: Los Angeles County
 
Jeffrey L. Fisher Stanford Law School, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic(650) 724-7081
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA  94305-8610
jlfisher@law.stanford.edu
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Laywers
 
Ketanji Brown Jackson Morrison & Foerster LLP(202) 887-1568
2000 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Suite 5500
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: National Association of Federal Defenders
 
Elena Kagan Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States
 
Scott D. Makar Solicitor General(850) 414-3300
Office of Attorney General of Florida
The Capitol,Suite PL-01
Tallahassee, FL  32399
scott.makar@myfloridalegal.com
Party name: Florida, et al.
 
James P. Manak 421 Ridgewood Avenue(630) 858-6392
Suite 100
Glen Ellyn, IL  60137-4900
lelp@xnet.com
Party name: Americans for Effective Law Enforcement, et al.
 
Devallis Rutledge Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office(213) 974-6765
210 West Temple Street 18-101
Los Angeles, CA  92612-3210
Party name: National Association of Police Organizations, Inc.
 
James J. Tomkovicz University of Iowa(319) 335-9100
College of Law
Iowa City, IA  52242
Party name: ACLU and the ACLU of Arizona
 
Anthony Alan Yang Office of the Solicitor General (202)-514-4821
950 Pennsylvania Ave.NW
Room 5615
Washington, DC  20530-0001
Party name: Arizona v. Rodney Joseph Gant
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