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Docket for 10-209
No. 10-209
Title:
Blaine Lafler, Petitioner
v.
Anthony Cooper
Docketed:August 13, 2010
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(09-1487)
  Decision Date:May 11, 2010
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Aug 9 2010 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 13, 2010)
Sep 1 2010 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 13, 2010.
Sep 13 2010 Brief amici curiae of Connecticut, et al. filed.
Oct 5 2010 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including November 12, 2010.
Nov 12 2010 Brief of respondent Anthony Cooper in opposition filed.
Nov 12 2010 Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent.
Nov 23 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 10, 2010.
Nov 23 2010 Reply of petitioner Blaine Lafler filed. (Distributed)
Dec 6 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 10, 2010.
Jan 3 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 7, 2011.
Jan 7 2011 Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Jan 7 2011 Petition GRANTED. In addition to the Question presented by the petition for writ of certiorari the parties are directed to brief and argue the following Question: "What remedy, if any, should be provided for ineffective assistance of counsel during plea bargain negotiations if the defendant was later convicted and sentenced pursuant to constitutionally adequate procedures?".
Jan 20 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Wayne County, Michigan filed.
Feb 10 2011 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including April 8, 2011.
Feb 10 2011 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including June 22, 2011.
Feb 14 2011 Motion to appoint counsel filed by respondent Anthony Cooper.
Mar 2 2011 Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 18, 2011.
Mar 21 2011 Motion to appoint counsel filed by respondent GRANTED. Valerie R. Newman, Esq., of Detroit, Michigan, is appointed to serve as counsel for the respondent in this case.
Apr 5 2011 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is further extended to and including April 15, 2011.
Apr 15 2011 Brief of petitioner Blaine Lafler filed.
Apr 15 2011 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Blaine Lafler.
Apr 21 2011 Brief amici curiae of Connecticut and 26 Other States filed.
Apr 21 2011 Brief amici curiae of Criminal Justice Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Apr 22 2011 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed.
Apr 28 2011 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is further extended to and including July 15, 2011.
May 2 2011 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.
Jul 6 2011 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Jul 15 2011 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is further extended to and including July 18, 2011.
Jul 18 2011 Brief of respondent Anthony Cooper filed.
Jul 22 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, New York University School of Law filed. VIDED.
Jul 22 2011 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. filed. VIDED.
Jul 22 2011 Brief amicus curiae of The Constitution Project filed. VIDED.
Jul 22 2011 Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association filed. VIDED.
Aug 8 2011 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, October 31, 2011
Aug 10 2011 CIRCULATED
Aug 10 2011 Record from U.S.C.A. for 6th Circuit is electronic.
Aug 11 2011 Record from U.S.D.C. for Eastern District of Michigan is electronic.
Aug 15 2011 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Aug 17 2011 Reply of petitioner Blaine Lafler filed. (Distributed)
Oct 31 2011 Argued. For petitioner: John J. Bursch, Solicitor General, Lansing, Mich.; and William M. Jay, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Valerie R. Newman, Assistant Defender, Detroit, Mich. (Appointed by this Court.)
Mar 21 2012 Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Scalia, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Thomas, J., joined, and in which Roberts, C. J., joined as to all but Part IV. Alito, J., filed a dissenting opinion.
Apr 23 2012 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
John J. Bursch Michigan Solicitor General(517) 373-1124
    Counsel of Record Michigan Department of Attorney General
P.O. Box 30212
Lansing, MI  48909
BurschJ@michigan.gov
Party name: Blaine Lafler
 
B. Eric Restuccia Deputy Solicitor General(517) 373-1124
Michigan Attorney General's Office
P.O. Box 30212
Lansing, MI  48909
restucciae@michigan.gov
Party name: Blaine Lafler
Attorneys for Respondent:
Valerie Newman Assistant Defender(313) 256-9833
    Counsel of Record State Appellate Defender Office
Penobscot Bldg., Suite 3300
645 Griswold Street
Detroit, MI  48226
vnewman@sado.org
Party name: Anthony Cooper
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
 
John F. Cooney Venable LLP(202) 344-8300
575 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC  20004-1601
jfcooney@venable.com
Party name: The Constitution Project
 
Jonathan D. Hacker O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5300
1625 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
jhacker@omm.com
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al.
 
William M. Jay Goodwin Procter LLP(202) 346-4000
901 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
wjay@goodwinprocter.com
Party name: Blaine Lafler v. Anthony Cooper
 
Daniel Meron Latham & Watkins LLP(202) 637-2218
555 11th Street, NW, Ste. 1000
Washington, DC  20004
daniel.meron@lw.com
Party name: Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, New York University School of Law
 
Michael Joseph Proto Assisstant State's Attorney(860) 258-5887
Office of the Chief State's Attorney
Civil Litigation Bureau
300 Corporate Place
Rocky Hill, CT  06067
michael.proto@ct.gov
Party name: Connecticut and 26 Other States
 
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, et al.
 
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: the United States
 
Stephen N. Zack President(312) 988-5000
American Bar Association
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL  60654-7598
abapresident@abanet.org
Party name: American Bar Association
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