Docket for 08-9156
No. 08-9156     *** CAPITAL CASE ***  
Title:
Holly Wood, Petitioner
v.
Richard F. Allen, Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections, et al.
Docketed:March 12, 2009
Linked with 08A642
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(06-16412)
  Decision Date:September 16, 2008
  Rehearing Denied:November 12, 2008
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jan 21 2009 Application (08A642) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 10, 2009 to March 12, 2009, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Jan 28 2009 Application (08A642) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until March 12, 2009.
Mar 12 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due April 13, 2009)
Apr 13 2009 Brief of respondents Richard F. Allen, Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections, et al. in opposition filed.
Apr 23 2009 Reply of petitioner Holly Wood filed.
Apr 29 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 14, 2009.
May 18 2009 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED. The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted limited to Questions 1 and 2 presented by the petition.
May 27 2009 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including August 3, 2009.
May 27 2009 The time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including September 18, 2009.
Jul 29 2009 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Jul 29 2009 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the respondents.
Aug 3 2009 Joint appendix filed (two volumes). Statement of costs received.
Aug 3 2009 Brief of petitioner Holly Wood filed.
Aug 6 2009 Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed.
Aug 10 2009 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Aug 17 2009 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Aug 17 2009 CIRCULATED.
Sep 18 2009 Brief of respondents Richard F. Allen, Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 25 2009 Brief amici curiae of Indiana and 18 additional states filed. (Distributed)
Sep 25 2009 Brief amicus curiae of Criminal Justice Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Oct 8 2009 Record received from U.S.D.C. for the Middle District of Alabama. ( U.S.C.A. for the 11th Circuit record included). (4 boxes)
Oct 19 2009 Reply of petitioner Holly Wood filed. (Distributed)
Nov 4 2009 Argued. For petitioner: Kerry A. Scanlon, Washington, D.C. For respondents: Corey L. Maze, Solicitor General, Montgomery, Ala.
Nov 6 2009 Letter, dated November 6, 2009, received from counsel for the petitioner. (Distributed).
Jan 20 2010 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer, and Alito, JJ., joined. Stevens, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Kennedy, J., joined.
Feb 16 2010 Petition for Rehearing filed.
Feb 24 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 19, 2010.
Mar 22 2010 Rehearing DENIED.
Mar 22 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
May 27 2010 Records returned (4-boxes, including 11th Circuit record) to the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Kerry Alan Scanlon Kaye Scholer LLP(202) 682-3660
    Counsel of RecordThe McPherson Building
901 Fifteenth Steet, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
kscanlon@kayescholer.org
Party name: Holly Wood
Attorneys for Respondents:
Corey L. Maze Solicitor General(334) 353-4336
    Counsel of Record Office of the Attorney General
500 Dexter Avenue
Montgomery, AL  36130
cmaze@ago.state.al.us
Party name: Richard F. Allen, Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections, et al.
 
Henry M. Johnson Assistant Attorney General(334) 242-7300
501 Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 300152
Montgomery, AL  36130-0152
hjohnson@ago.state.al.us
Party name: Richard F. Allen, Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections, et al.
Other:
Thomas M. Fisher Solicitor General (317) 232-6255
Office of the Attorney General
IGC South, Fifth Floor
302 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN  46204
Tom.Fisher@atg.in.gov
Party name: Indiana and 18 additional states
 
Jonathan L. Marcus Covington & Burling, LLP(202) 662-6000
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20004
jmarcus@cov.com
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
 
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
 
Larry Yackle 765 Commonwealth Avenue(617) 353-2826
Boston, MA  02215
yackle@bu.edu
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union, et al.