Docket for 09-479
No. 09-479
Title:
Kevin Abbott, Petitioner
v.
United States
Docketed:October 22, 2009
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  Case Nos.:(08-1623)
  Decision Date:July 28, 2009
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 19 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 23, 2009)
Nov 20 2009 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 23, 2009.
Dec 22 2009 Memorandum of respondent United States filed.
Dec 31 2009 Reply of petitioner Kevin Abbott filed.
Jan 7 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 22, 2010.
Jan 25 2010 Petition GRANTED. The petition for a writ of certiorari in No. 09-7073 is GRANTED. The cases are consolidated and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument.
Mar 1 2010 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' briefs on the merits is extended to and including April 30, 2010.
Mar 1 2010 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' briefs on the merits is extended to and including April 30, 2010. VIDED.
Mar 1 2010 The time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 15, 2010. VIDED.
Apr 30 2010 Brief of petitioner Kevin Abbott filed. VIDED.
Apr 30 2010 Joint appendix filed. VIDED. (Statement of costs received.)
May 7 2010 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed. VIDED.
May 7 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Families Against Mandatory Minimums filed. VIDED.
May 7 2010 Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association filed. VIDED.
Jul 15 2010 Brief of respondent United States filed. VIDED
Jul 19 2010 Joint motion for divided argument filed by petitioners. VIDED.
Jul 20 2010 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, October 4, 2010.
Jul 29 2010 CIRCULATED.
Aug 9 2010 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 3rd Circuit. (1 box)
Aug 10 2010 Record received from U.S.D.C. for Eastern District of Pennsylvania. (1 envelope)
Aug 16 2010 Reply of petitioner Kevin Abbott filed. (Distributed)
Sep 3 2010 Joint motion for divided argument GRANTED. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
Sep 7 2010 Justice Kagan is recused in this case.
Oct 4 2010 Argued. For petitioner in 09-7073: David L. Horan, Dallas, Tex. (Appointed by this Court.) For petitioner in 09-479: James E. Ryan, Charlottesville, Va. For respondent: Roy W. McLeese, Acting Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
Nov 15 2010 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which all other Members joined, except Kagan, J., who took no part in the consideration or decision of the cases. VIDED.
Dec 17 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jul 26 2012 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for 3rd Circuit.
Jul 26 2012 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for Eastern District of Pennsylvania.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Mark T. Stancil Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck Untereiner & Sauber, LLP(202) 775-4500
    Counsel of Record1801 K Street, N.W., Suite 411L
Washington, DC  20006
mstancil@robbinsrussell.com
Party name: Kevin Abbott
 
David L. Horan Jones Day(214) 220-3939
2727 N. Harwood Street
Dallas, TX  75201-1515
dlhoran@jonesday.com
Party name: Carlos Rashad Gould
 
James E. Ryan University of Virginia Law School(434)-924-3572
580 Massie Road
Charlottesville, VA  22903
jryan@virginia.edu
Party name: Kevin Abbott
Attorneys for Respondent:
Neal Kumar Katyal Acting Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
    Counsel of Record United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ
Party name: United States
Other:
Miguel A. Estrada Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
mestrada@gibsondunn.com
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
 
Carolyn B. Lamm President(312) 988-5000
American Bar Association
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL  60654-7598
clamm@whitecase.com
Party name: American Bar Association
 
Mary Price Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation(202) 822-6700
1612 K Street, NW Suite 700
Washington, DC  20006
mprice@famm.org
Party name: Families Against Mandatory Minimums