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Docket for 08-1470
No. 08-1470
Title:
Mary Berghuis, Warden, Petitioner
v.
Van Chester Thompkins
Docketed:May 29, 2009
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(06-2435)
  Decision Date:November 19, 2008
  Rehearing Denied:February 24, 2009
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
May 26 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 29, 2009)
Jun 8 2009 Waiver of right of respondent Van Chester Thompkins to respond filed.
Jun 24 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2009.
Jun 30 2009 Response Requested . (Due July 30, 2009)
Jul 21 2009 Brief of respondent Van Chester Thompkins in opposition filed. (Distributed)
Jul 21 2009 Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent.
Aug 28 2009 Reply of petitioner Mary Berghuis, Warden filed. (Distributed).
Sep 30 2009 Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Sep 30 2009 Petition GRANTED.
Nov 2 2009 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including December 1, 2009.
Nov 2 2009 The time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including January 15, 2010.
Nov 10 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Wayne County, Michigan filed.
Nov 25 2009 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is further extended to and including December 4, 2009.
Nov 25 2009 The time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits is further extended to and including January 19, 2010.
Nov 30 2009 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, March 1, 2010.
Dec 4 2009 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs received)
Dec 4 2009 Brief of petitioner Mary Berghuis, Warden filed.
Dec 10 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Criminal Justice Legal Foundation filed.
Dec 11 2009 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Dec 26 2009 CIRCULATED.
Dec 31 2009 Record received from U.S.C.A. for Sixth Circuit. (1 enveloope)
Jan 6 2010 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Jan 19 2010 Brief of respondent Van Chester Thompkins filed. (Distributed)
Jan 26 2010 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 18 2010 Reply of petitioner Mary Berghuis, Warden filed. (Distributed)
Feb 19 2010 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Feb 19 2010 Record from U.S.D.C. for District of Michigan (Detroit) is electronic.
Mar 1 2010 Argued. For petitioner: B. Eric Restuccia, Solicitor General, Lansing, Mich.; and Nicole A. Saharsky, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Elizabeth L. Jacobs, Detroit, Mich.
Jun 1 2010 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Thomas, and Alito, JJ., joined. Sotomayor, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Stevens, Ginsburg, and Breyer, JJ., joined.
Jun 23 2010 Petition for Rehearing filed.
Jul 1 2010 DISTRIBUTED.
Jul 26 2010 Rehearing DENIED.
Jul 26 2010 Judgment Issued
Aug 2 2010 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for 6th Circuit.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
B. Eric Restuccia Deputy Solicitor General(517) 373-1124
    Counsel of Record Michigan Attorney General's Office
P.O. Box 30212
Lansing, MI  48909
restucciae@michigan.gov
Party name: Mary Berghuis, Warden
Attorneys for Respondent:
Elizabeth L. Jacobs 615 Griswold (313) 962-4090
    Counsel of RecordSuite 1125
Detroit, MI  48226
elzjacobs@aol.com
Party name: Van Chester Thompkins
 
Van Chester Thompkins #339216
Lakeland Correctional Facility
141 First Street
Coldwater, MI  49036
Party name: Van Chester Thompkins
Other:
Jonathan L. Abram Hogan & Hartson(202) 637-5681
555 Thirteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20004-1109
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al.
 
Timothy A. Baughman Chief of Research, Training and Appeals(313) 224-5792
Wayne County Prosecutor's Office
1441 St. Antoine, 11th Floor
Detroit, MI  48226
tbaughma@co.wayne.mi.us
Party name: Wayne County, Michigan
 
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
 
Nicole A. Saharsky Assistant to the Solicitor General(202)-514-2201
950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: Mary Berghuis, Warden v. Van Chester Thompkins
 
Kent S. Scheidegger Criminal Justice Legal Foundation(916) 446-0345
2131 L Street
Sacramento, CA  95816
brfs@cjlf.org
Party name: Criminal Justice Legal Foundation
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