Docket for 08-911
No. 08-911
Title:
Agron Kucana, Petitioner
v.
Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
Docketed:January 22, 2009
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(07-1002)
  Decision Date:July 7, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 3 2008 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 23, 2009)
Feb 19 2009 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 25, 2009.
Mar 25 2009 Brief of respondent Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General in opposition filed.
Apr 8 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 24, 2009.
Apr 8 2009 Reply of petitioner Agron Kucana filed. (Distributed)
Apr 27 2009 Petition GRANTED.
May 27 2009 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 13, 2009.
May 27 2009 The time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including September 11, 2009.
Jul 13 2009 Brief of respondent Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General in support of petitioner filed.
Jul 13 2009 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs received).
Jul 13 2009 Brief of petitioner Agron Kucana filed.
Jul 20 2009 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed.
Jul 20 2009 Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Liberties Union filed.
Jul 20 2009 Brief amici curiae of National Immigrant Justice Center, et al. filed.
Jul 30 2009 Amanda C. Leiter, Esq., of Washington, D.C., is invited to brief and argue this case, as amicus curiae, in support of the judgment below.
Jul 30 2009 The time within which to file the brief of amicus curiae in support of the judgment below is extended to and including October 5, 2009.
Aug 17 2009 SET FOR ARGUMENT Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Aug 17 2009 Motion for divided argument filed by respondent Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General in support of petitioner.
Aug 17 2009 CIRCULATED.
Aug 18 2009 Record for the U.S.C.A. for the 7th Circuit is electronic.
Oct 5 2009 Motion for divided argument filed by respondent Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General in support of petitioner GRANTED.
Oct 5 2009 Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation, et al. filed. (Distributed).
Oct 5 2009 Brief of Court-Appointed Amicus Curiae in support of the judgment below filed. (Distributed)
Nov 3 2009 Reply of respondent Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, supporting petitioner filed. (Distributed)
Nov 3 2009 Reply of petitioner Agron Kucana filed. (Distributed)
Nov 10 2009 Argued. For petitioner: Rick M. Schoenfield, Chicago, Ill. For respondent in support of petitioner: Nicole A. Saharsky, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. For amicus curiae in support of the judgment below: Amanda C. Leiter, Washington, D.C. (Appointed by this Court.)
Dec 14 2009 Administrative Record received from Dept. of Justice. (1 box)
Jan 20 2010 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Stevens, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Breyer, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Alito, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment.
Feb 22 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Apr 6 2010 Administrative record returned to Office of the Solicitor General.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Rick M. Schoenfield DiVicenzo Schoenfield Swartzman(312) 334-4800
    Counsel of Record33 N. LaSalle, 29th Floor
Chicago, IL  60602
rschoenfield@dsschicagolaw.com
Party name: Agron Kucana
Attorneys for Respondent:
Elena Kagan Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
    Counsel of Record United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
 
Amanda C. Leiter American University Washington College of Law(202) 274-4187
    Counsel of Record4801 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20016
leiter@wcl.american.edu
Party name: Amicus curiae in support of the judgment below
Other:
Lee Gelernt American Civil Liberties Union Foundation(212) 549-2616
125 Broad Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY  10004
lgelernt@aclu.org
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union
 
Jeffrey T. Green Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8000
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
jgreen@sidley.com
Party name: National Immigrant Justice Center, et al.
 
Anne Harkavy Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale Dorr LLP(202) 663-6000
1875 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: Law Professors
 
Nicole A. Saharsky Assistant to the Solicitor General(202)-514-2201
950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: Agron Kucana v. Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
 
Richard A. Samp Washington Legal Foundation(202) 588-0302
2009 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20036
rsamp@wlf.org
Party name: Wahington Legal Foundation, et al.