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Docket for 07-8521
No. 07-8521     *** CAPITAL CASE ***  
Vide 07-8519, 07-8520
Title:
Edward Jerome Harbison, Petitioner
v.
Ricky Bell, Warden
Docketed:January 3, 2008
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(07-5059)
  Decision Date:September 27, 2007
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Dec 21 2007 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due February 4, 2008)
Feb 1 2008 Brief of respondent Ricky Bell, Warden in opposition filed.
Feb 11 2008 Reply of petitioner Edward Jerome Harbison filed. (Distributed)
Feb 14 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 29, 2008.
Mar 3 2008 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 23 2008 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 4 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 19, 2008.
Jun 23 2008 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.
Jul 1 2008 Letter from Respondent's Counsel
Jul 31 2008 Extension of time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits to and including September 8, 2008.
Aug 29 2008 Joint Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed.
Sep 5 2008 Brief of respondent Ricky Bell, Warden, supporting reversal filed.
Sep 8 2008 Brief of petitioner Edward Jerome Harbison filed.
Sep 15 2008 Brief amici curiae of Former Governors filed.
Sep 15 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Constitution Project filed.
Oct 6 2008 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.
Oct 8 2008 Brief amicus curiae of United States in support of the judgment below filed.
Oct 15 2008 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae filed.
Oct 23 2008 Letter of counsel for the respondent in support of the motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument filed.
Nov 3 2008 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae GRANTED.
Nov 4 2008 CIRCULATED.
Nov 7 2008 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, January 12, 2009.
Nov 7 2008 Reply of petitioner Edward Jerome Harbison filed. (Distributed)
Nov 26 2008 Record received from the U.S.C.A. for the 6th Circuit. (1 binder)
Dec 5 2008 Record received from the U.S.D.C. for the Eastern District of Tennessee. (1 box)
Jan 12 2009 Argued. For petitioner: Dana C. Hansen Chavis, Assistant Federal Community Defender, Knoxville, Tenn. For United States as amicus curiae in support of the judgment below: William M. Jay, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
Apr 1 2009 Judgment REVERSED. Stevens, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg, and Breyer, JJ., joined. Roberts, C. J., and Thomas, J., filed opinions concurring in the judgment. Scalia, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part, in which Alito, J., joined.
May 4 2009 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jun 30 2009 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for the 6th Circut.
Jun 30 2009 Record returned to the U.S.D.C. for the Eastern District of Tennessee.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Dana C. Hansen Chavis Federal Defender Services of Eastern Tennessee, Inc.(865) 637-7979
    Counsel of Record800 S. Gay Street
Suite 2400
Knoxville, TN  37929-9714
dana_hansen@fd.org
Party name: Edward Jerome Harbison
 
Andrew J. Pincus Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006-1101
apincus@mayerbrown.com
Party name: Edward Jerome Harbison
Attorneys for Respondent:
Gordon W. Smith Associate Solicitor General(615) 741-4150
    Counsel of Record 425 Fifth Avenue North
Nashville, TN  37243
Gordon.Smith@state.tn.us
Party name: Ricky Bell, Warden
Other:
William M. Jay Goodwin Procter LLP(202) 346-4000
901 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
wjay@goodwinprocter.com
Party name: Edward Jerome Harbison v. Ricky Bell, Warden
 
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
 
Daniel T. Kobil Capital University Law School(614) 236-6675
303 E. Broad Street
Columbus, OH  43215
Party name: Former Governors
 
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
1099 New York Avenue, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
dverrilli@jenner.com
Party name: Constitution Project
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