Docket for 09-158
No. 09-158     *** CAPITAL CASE ***  
Title:
Billy Joe Magwood, Petitioner
v.
Tony Patterson, Warden, et al.
Docketed:August 7, 2009
Linked with 08A1116
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(07-12208)
  Decision Date:January 23, 2009
  Rehearing Denied:March 24, 2009
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jun 10 2009 Application (08A1116) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 22, 2009 to August 7, 2009, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Jun 15 2009 Application (08A1116) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until August 7, 2009.
Aug 4 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 8, 2009)
Sep 9 2009 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 8, 2009.
Oct 8 2009 Brief of respondent Grantt Culliver, Warden in opposition filed.
Oct 21 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 6, 2009.
Oct 21 2009 Reply of petitioner Billy Joe Magwood filed. (Distributed)
Nov 9 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 13, 2009.
Nov 16 2009 Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.
Nov 23 2009 Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner Billy Joe Magwood.
Nov 23 2009 Motion for leave to proceed further herein in forma pauperis filed by petitioner Billy Joe Magwood.
Dec 2 2009 Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 8, 2010.
Dec 17 2009 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Billy Joe Magwood.
Dec 22 2009 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including January 4, 2010.
Dec 29 2009 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the respondents in this case.
Jan 4 2010 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, March 24, 2010.
Jan 4 2010 Brief of petitioner Billy Joe Magwood filed.
Jan 11 2010 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.
Jan 11 2010 Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by petitioner GRANTED.
Jan 11 2010 Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner GRANTED. Jeffrey L. Fisher, Esquire, of Stanford, California, is appointed to serve as counsel for the petitioner in this case.
Jan 11 2010 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. filed.
Jan 22 2010 CIRCULATED.
Feb 2 2010 Record from U.S.C.A. for 11th Circuit is electronic.
Feb 3 2010 Brief of respondents Tony Patterson, Warden, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 4 2010 Record from U.S.D.C. for Middle District of Alabama. (2 boxes)
Feb 4 2010 Additional record received from U.S.C.A. for 11th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Feb 10 2010 Brief amici curiae of South Carolina, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 3 2010 Additional Record received from U.S.D.C. for Middle District of Alabama. (1 box) There are sealed documents in this case.
Mar 5 2010 Reply of petitioner Billy Joe Magwood filed. (Distributed)
Mar 24 2010 Argued. For petitioner: Jeffrey L. Fisher, Stanford, Cal. (Appointed by this Court.) For respondents: Corey L. Maze, Solicitor General, Montgomery, Ala.
Jun 24 2010 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Thomas, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, except as to Part IV-B. Scalia, J., joined in full, and Stevens, Breyer, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined, except as to Part IV-B. Breyer, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment, in which Stevens and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Kennedy, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Roberts, C. J., and Ginsburg and Alito, JJ., joined.
Jul 26 2010 Judgment Issued
Aug 2 2010 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for 11th Circuit.
Aug 2 2010 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for Middle District of Alabama.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Jeffrey L. Fisher Stanford Law School, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic(650) 724-7081
    Counsel of Record559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA  94305-8610
jlfisher@law.stanford.edu
Party name: Billy Joe Magwood
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: Tony Patterson, Warden, et al.
 
Beth Jackson Hughes Assistant Attorney General(334) 353-2021
Office of the Attorney General of Alabama
501 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, AL  36130-0152
bhughes@ago.state.al.us
Party name: Grantt Culliver, Warden
Other:
John H. Blume Cornell Law School(607) 255-1030
112 Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY  14853
jb94@cornell.edu
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al.
 
Melody Jane Brown Office of the Attorney General(803) 734-3742
Post Office Box 11549
Columbia, SC  29211-1549
mbrown@scag.gov
Party name: South Carolina, et al.