Docket for 09-5201
No. 09-5201
Title:
Michael Gary Barber, et al., Petitioners
v.
J. E. Thomas, Warden
Docketed:July 9, 2009
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(08-35940, 08-35945)
  Decision Date:April 10, 2009
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jul 8 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due August 10, 2009)
Jul 16 2009 Waiver of right of respondent J. E. Thomas, Warden to respond filed.
Jul 23 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2009.
Jul 23 2009 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed).
Jul 30 2009 Response Requested . (Due August 31, 2009)
Aug 25 2009 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 30, 2009.
Sep 22 2009 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including October 30, 2009.
Oct 30 2009 Brief of respondent J. E. Thomas, Warden in opposition filed. VIDED.
Nov 6 2009 Reply of petitioners Michael Gary Barber, et al. filed. VIDED.
Nov 10 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 24, 2009.
Nov 30 2009 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.
Jan 4 2010 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, March 30, 2010.
Jan 14 2010 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Jan 14 2010 Brief of petitioners Michael Gary Barber, et al. filed.
Jan 21 2010 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 21 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Pierce O'Donnell filed. (Distributed).
Jan 22 2010 CIRCULATED.
Feb 12 2010 The time within which to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including February 18, 2010.
Feb 12 2010 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 9th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Feb 18 2010 Brief of respondent J. E. Thomas, Warden filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2010 Reply of petitioners Michael Gary Barber, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 30 2010 Argued. For petitioners: Stephen R. Sady, Chief Deputy Federal Public Defender, Portland, Ore. For respondent: Jeffrey B. Wall, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.
Jun 7 2010 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED Breyer, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Thomas, Alito, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Kennedy, J., filed a dissenting opinion in which Stevens and Ginsburg, JJ., joined.
Jul 9 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Stephen R. Sady Chief Deputy Federal Public Defender(503) 326-2123
    Counsel of Record 101 SW Main Street
Suite 1700
Portland, OR  97204
steve_sady@fd.org
Party name: Michael Gary Barber, et al.
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: J. E. Thomas, Warden
 
Jeffrey B. Wall Assistant to the Solicitor General
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: J. E. Thomas, Warden
Other:
Jeffrey T. Green Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8000
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
jgreen@sidley.com
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al.
 
George J. Terwilliger III. White & Case LLP(202) 626-3600
701 Thirteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20005-3807
gterwilliger@whitecase.com
Party name: Pierce O'Donnell