Docket for 10-6549
No. 10-6549
Title:
Billy Joe Reynolds, Petitioner
v.
United States
Docketed:September 20, 2010
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  Case Nos.:(08-4747)
  Decision Date:May 14, 2010
  Rehearing Denied:June 16, 2010
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sep 14 2010 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due October 20, 2010)
Oct 14 2010 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 19, 2010.
Nov 19 2010 Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Dec 1 2010 Reply of petitioner Billy Joe Reynolds filed. (Distributed)
Dec 2 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 7, 2011.
Jan 10 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 14, 2011.
Jan 12 2011 Letter of January 12, 2011, from Acting Solicitor General received. (Distributed)
Jan 13 2011 Letter of January 13, 2011, from counsel for the petitioner in response received. (Distributed)
Jan 18 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 21, 2011.
Jan 24 2011 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED limited to Question I presented by the petition for a writ of certiorari.
Feb 10 2011 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including May 9, 2011.
Feb 10 2011 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including June 23, 2011.
May 6 2011 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is further extended to and including May 12, 2011.
May 12 2011 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
May 12 2011 Brief of petitioner Billy Joe Reynolds filed.
Jun 23 2011 Brief of respondent United States filed.
Jul 15 2011 CIRCULATED
Jul 17 2011 Record from U.S.C.A. for 3rd Circuit is electronic.
Jul 19 2011 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, October 3, 2011.
Jul 25 2011 Reply of petitioner Billy Joe Reynolds filed. (Distributed)
Aug 17 2011 Record (sealed) received from U.S.C.A. for 3rd Circuit. (1 envelope)
Aug 23 2011 Record from U.S.D.C. for Western District of Pennslvania is electronic.
Oct 3 2011 Argued. For petitioner: Candace Cain, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Pittsburgh, Pa. For respondent: Melissa Arbus Sherry, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.
Jan 23 2012 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Thomas, Alito, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Scalia, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Ginsburg, J., joined.
Feb 24 2012 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Mar 2 2012 Record (sealed) returned to U.S.C.A. for 3rd Circuit.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Lisa B. Freeland Federal Public Defender(412) 644-6565
    Counsel of Record 1001 Liberty Avenue, 15th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA  15222
lisa_freeland@fd.org
Party name: Billy Joe Reynolds
 
Candace Cain Assistant Federal Public Defender(412) 644-6565
1500 Liberty Center
1001 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15222
candace_cain@fd.org
Party name: Billy Joe Reynolds
Attorneys for Respondent:
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. 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: United States
 
Melissa Arbus Sherry Assistant to the Solicitor General(202)-637-2355
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: United States