Docket for 09-5327
No. 09-5327     *** CAPITAL CASE ***  
Title:
Albert Holland, Petitioner
v.
Florida
Docketed:July 16, 2009
Linked with 08A880
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(07-13366)
  Decision Date:August 18, 2008
  Rehearing Denied:January 13, 2009
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Apr 1 2009 Application (08A880) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 13, 2009 to May 13, 2009, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Apr 13 2009 Application (08A880) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until May 13, 2009.
May 13 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due August 17, 2009)
Aug 11 2009 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 14, 2009.
Sep 11 2009 Brief of respondent Florida in opposition filed.
Sep 24 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 9, 2009.
Oct 13 2009 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.
Oct 26 2009 Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner Albert Holland.
Nov 13 2009 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including December 16, 2009.
Nov 17 2009 Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 4, 2009.
Nov 30 2009 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, March 1, 2010.
Dec 3 2009 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is further extended to and including December 23, 2009.
Dec 7 2009 Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner GRANTED. Todd G. Scher, Esquire, of Miami Beach, Florida, is appointed to serve as counsel for the petitioner in this case.
Dec 23 2009 Joint appendix filed (Volume I and II). (Statement of costs received)
Dec 23 2009 Brief of petitioner Albert Holland filed.
Dec 28 2009 Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 30 2009 Brief amici curiae of Legal Ethics Professors and Practitioners, et al. filed.
Dec 30 2009 Brief amici curiae of Eleven Legal Historians filed. (Distributed)
Jan 4 2010 CIRCULATED.
Jan 15 2010 Record received from U.S.D.C. for Southern District of Florida. (4 boxes)
Jan 15 2010 Record received from U.S.C.A. for 11th Circuit. (1 envelope)
Jan 22 2010 Brief of respondent Florida filed. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2010 Brief amici curiae of Texas, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Criminal Justice Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Feb 22 2010 Reply of petitioner Albert Holland filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2010 Argued. For petitioner: Todd G. Scher, Miami Beach , Fla. (Appointed by this Court.) For respondent: Scott D. Makar, Solicitor General, Tallahassee, Fla.
Jun 14 2010 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C J., and Stevens, Kennedy, Ginsburg, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Alito, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment. Scalia, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Thomas, J., joined as to all but Part I.
Jul 16 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jul 16 2010 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for 11th Circuit. 1-envelope
Jul 16 2010 Record returned to U.S.D.C. for Southern District of Florida. 4-boxes



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Todd G. Scher Law Office of Todd G. Scher, P.L.(754) 263-2349
    Counsel of Record398 E. Dania Beach Blvd. #300
Dania Beach, FL  33004
tscher@msn.com
Party name: Albert Holland
Attorneys for Respondent:
Louis Frederick Hubener III. Chief Deputy Solicitor General(850) 414-3681
    Counsel of Record Office of the Attorney General
PL01 - The Capitol
Tallahassee, FL  32399-1050
lou.hubener@myfloridalegal.com
Party name: Florida
 
Lisa-Marie Lerner Assistant Attorney General(561) 837-5000
Office of the Attorney General
1515 N. Flagler Dr., Ste. 900
West Palm Beach, FL  33401
Lisamarie.lerner@myfloridalegal.com
Party name: Florida
Other:
Lawrence J. Fox Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP(215) 988-2700
One Logan Square, Suite 2000
Philadelphia, PA  19103
Lawrence.Fox@dbr.com
Party name: Legal Ethics Professors and Practitioners, et al.
 
James C. Ho Solicitor General(512) 936-1700
Office of the Attorney General
P.O. Box 12548 (MC 059)
Austin, TX  78711-2548
James_Ho@oag.state.tx.us
Party name: Texas, et al.
 
Kent S. Scheidegger Criminal Justice Legal Foundation(916) 446-0345
2131 L Street
Sacramento, CA  95816
brfs@cjlf.org
Party name: Criminal Justice Foundation
 
William F. Sheehan Goodwin I Procter LLP(202) 346-4000
901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20001
wsheehan@goodwinprocter.com
Party name: Eleven Legal Historians
 
Larry Yackle 765 Commonwealth Avenue(617) 353-2826
Boston, MA  02215
yackle@bu.edu
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union, et al.