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Docket for 08-724
No. 08-724
Title:
Keith Smith, Warden, Petitioner
v.
Frank G. Spisak, Jr.
Docketed:December 4, 2008
Linked with 08A339
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(03-4034)
  Decision Date:January 11, 2008
  Rehearing Denied:July 28, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 14 2008 Application (08A339) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 26, 2008 to December 10, 2008, submitted to Justice Stevens.
Oct 17 2008 Application (08A339) granted by Justice Stevens extending the time to file until December 10, 2008.
Dec 1 2008 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 5, 2009)
Dec 1 2008 Appendix of Keith Smith, Warden filed.
Dec 29 2008 Brief of respondent Frank G. Spisak, Jr. in opposition filed.
Jan 12 2009 Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent.
Jan 12 2009 Reply of petitioner Keith Smith, Warden filed. (Distributed)
Jan 14 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 20, 2009.
Feb 4 2009 Record Requested .
Feb 11 2009 Record received from the U.S.C.A. for the Sixth Circuit (1 binder only).
Feb 18 2009 Record received from the U.S.D.C. for the Northern District of Ohio (Cleveland)
Feb 23 2009 Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Feb 23 2009 Petition GRANTED.
Feb 27 2009 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including May 26, 2009.
May 22 2009 Joint appendix filed. (2 Volumes). Statement of costs received.
May 22 2009 Brief of petitioner Keith Smith, Warden filed.
May 29 2009 Brief amici curiae of Pennsylvania, et al. filed.
Jun 1 2009 Motion to appoint counsel filed by respondent Frank G. Spisak (Page 2) (CL Page 162)
Jun 5 2009 The time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 7, 2009.
Jun 17 2009 Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2009.
Jul 16 2009 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, October 13, 2009.
Jul 17 2009 CIRCULATED.
Aug 7 2009 Brief of respondent Frank G. Spisak, Jr. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 14 2009 Brief amici curiae of Steven Lubet, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 3 2009 Reply of petitioner Keith Smith, Warden filed. (Distributed)
Sep 30 2009 Motion to appoint counsel filed by respondent GRANTED. Michael J. Benza, Esquire, of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, is appointed to serve as counsel for the respondent in this case.
Oct 13 2009 Argued. For petitioner: Richard Cordray, Attorney General, Columbus, Ohio. For respondent: Michael J. Benza, Chagrin Falls, Ohio (Appointed by this Court.)
Jan 12 2010 Judgment REVERSED. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, Alito, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined, and in which Stevens, J., joined as to Part III. Stevens, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment.
Feb 16 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
May 24 2010 Record returned (1-binder) to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
May 24 2010 Records returned (3-boxes) to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Benjamin C. Mizer Solicitor General(614) 466-8980
    Counsel of Record Office of the Ohio Attorney General
30 E. Broad Street, 17th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215-3428
benjamin.mizer@ohioattorneygeneral.gov
Party name: Keith Smith, Warden
 
Richard A. Cordray Ohio Attorney General(614) 466-8980
Office of the Ohio Attorney General
30 East Broad Street
17th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215
Party name: Keith Smith, Warden
Attorneys for Respondent:
Michael J. Benza 17850 Geauga Lake Road(216) 319-1247
    Counsel of RecordChagrin Falls, OH  44023
michael.benza@case.edu
Party name: Frank G. Spisak, Jr.
Other:
Roy T. Englert Jr. Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber LLP(202) 775-4500
1801 K Street, N.W., Suite 411
Washington, DC  20006
renglert@robbinsrussell.com
Party name: Steven Lubet, et al.
 
Amy Zapp Chief Deputy Attorney General(717) 787-6348
Criminal Law Division, 16th Floor
Strawberry Square
Harrisburg, PA  17120
azapp@attorneygeneral.gov
Party name: Pennsylvania, et al.
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