Docket for 09-11328
No. 09-11328
Title:
Willie Gene Davis, Petitioner
v.
United States
Docketed:June 15, 2010
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(08-16654)
  Decision Date:March 11, 2010
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jun 8 2010 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due July 15, 2010)
Jul 8 2010 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 16, 2010.
Aug 10 2010 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including September 15, 2010.
Sep 15 2010 Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Oct 7 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 29, 2010.
Nov 1 2010 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.
Nov 23 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Wayne County Michigan in support of the respondent filed.
Dec 2 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Dec 16 2010 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Dec 16 2010 Brief of petitioner Willie Gene Davis filed.
Dec 21 2010 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including February 11, 2011.
Dec 23 2010 SET FOR ARGUMENT Monday, March 21, 2011.
Dec 23 2010 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Federal Defenders filed.
Jan 14 2011 CIRCULATED.
Feb 8 2011 Record received from U.S.C.A for 11th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Feb 11 2011 Brief of respondent United States filed. (Distributed)
Feb 18 2011 Brief amici curiae of Maryland, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 18 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Criminal Justice Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Mar 4 2011 Reply of petitioner Willie Gene Davis filed. (Distributed)
Mar 4 2011 Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner Willie Gene Davis.
Mar 16 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 1, 2011.
Mar 21 2011 Argued. For petitioner: Orin S. Kerr, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Micheal R. Dreeben, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.
Apr 4 2011 Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner GRANTED. William W. Whatley, Esquire, of Montgomery, Alabama, is appointed to serve as counsel for the petitioner in this case.
Jun 16 2011 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Alito, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Sotomayor, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Breyer, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Ginsburg, J., joined.
Jul 18 2011 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jul 19 2011 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for 11th Circuit.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
William W. Whatley Jr. P.O. Box 230743(334) 272-0709
    Counsel of RecordMontgomery, AL  36123-0743
wwwhatley@bellsouth.net
Party name: Willie Gene Davis
 
Orin S. Kerr 2000 H Street, NW(202) 994-4775
Washington, DC  20052
okerr@law.gwu.edu
Party name: Willie Gene Davis
Attorneys for Respondent:
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. 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: United States
 
Michael R. Dreeben Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
michael.r.dreeben@usdoj.gov
Party name: United States
 
Neal Kumar Katyal Acting Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ
Party name: United States
Other:
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
 
Douglas F. Gansler Attorney General(410)-576-6311
200 Saint Paul Place
Baltimore, MD  21202
dgansler@oag.state.md.us
Party name: Maryland, et al.
 
Rebecca Louise Pennell Federal Defenders of Eastern Washington and Idaho(509)-248-8920
306 E. Chestnut
Yakima, WA  98901
rebecca_pennell@fd.org
Party name: National Association of Federal Defenders
 
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