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Docket for 10-8505
No. 10-8505
Title:
Sandy Williams, Petitioner
v.
Illinois
Docketed:January 20, 2011
Lower Ct:Supreme Court of Illinois
  Case Nos.:(107550)
  Decision Date:July 15, 2010
  Rehearing Denied:September 27, 2010
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Dec 17 2010 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due February 22, 2011)
Feb 4 2011 Waiver of right of respondent Illinois to respond filed.
Feb 17 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 4, 2011.
Feb 24 2011 Response Requested . (Due March 28, 2011)
Mar 29 2011 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 27, 2011.
Apr 27 2011 Brief of respondent Illinois in opposition filed.
May 4 2011 Reply of petitioner Sandy Williams filed. (Distributed)
May 11 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 26, 2011.
Jun 23 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 27, 2011.
Jun 28 2011 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.
Jul 29 2011 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 31, 2011.
Jul 29 2011 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 19, 2011.
Aug 1 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Aug 23 2011 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Aug 31 2011 Brief of petitioner Sandy Williams filed.
Sep 1 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Sep 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of California Public Defenders Association, et al. filed.
Sep 7 2011 Brief amicus curiae of the Innocence Network filed.
Sep 7 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Richard D. Friedman filed.
Sep 7 2011 Brief amici curiae of Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Sep 12 2011 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday December 6, 2011.
Sep 14 2011 CIRCULATED
Sep 27 2011 Record received from Supreme Court of Illinois. (1 envelope)
Sep 27 2011 Record received from State Appellate Defender First Judicial District. ( 1 box)
Sep 30 2011 Record received from Appellate Court First District of Illinois. (1 envelope)
Oct 19 2011 Brief of respondent Illinois filed. (Distributed)
Oct 26 2011 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. (Distributed)
Oct 26 2011 Brief amici curiae of National District Attorneys Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 26 2011 Brief amici curiae of New York County District Attorney's Office, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 26 2011 Brief amici curiae of Ohio, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 26 2011 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Nov 14 2011 Letter from counsel for the petitioner proposing to lodge copies of a written report of a laboratory examination conducted by Cellmark Diagnostics on February 15, 2010. (Distributed)
Nov 18 2011 Reply of petitioner Sandy Williams filed. (Distributed)
Nov 22 2011 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Nov 25 2011 Letter received from counsel for the respondent objecting to the proposed lodging of the Cellmark Diagnostics report of February 15, 2010. (Distributed)
Nov 30 2011 Petitioner's lodging approved.
Dec 1 2011 Lodging consisting of the forensic report prepared by Cellmark Diagnostics received. (Distributed).
Dec 6 2011 Argued. For petitioner: Brian W. Carroll, Chicago, Ill. For respondent: Anita Alvarez, State's Attorney, Chicago, Ill.; and Michael R. Dreeben, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Jun 18 2012 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED Alito, J., announced the judgment of the Court and delivered an opinion, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy and Breyer, JJ., joined. Breyer, J., filed a concurring opinion. Thomas, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Kagan, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Scalia, Ginsburg, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined.
Jul 18 2012 Record returned to Supreme Court of Illinois.
Jul 20 2012 MANDATE ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Brian W. Carroll Office of State Appellate Defender(312)-814-5472
    Counsel of Record203 North LaSalle 24th Floor
Chicago, IL  60601
brian.carroll@osad.state.il.us
Party name: Sandy Williams
 
Patricia G. Mysza Supervisor(312) 814-5472
Office of the State Appellate Defender
203 North LaSalle St., 24th Floor
Chicago, IL  60601
Patricia.Mysza@osad.state.il.us
Party name: Sandy Williams
Attorneys for Respondent:
Anita Alvarez 309 Richard J. Daley Center(312) 603-5496
    Counsel of RecordChicago, IL  60602
amy.kern@cookcountyil.gov
Party name: Illinois
 
Amy Watroba Kern State's Attorney, Cook County, IL(312)-603-5496
309 Richard J. Daley Center
Chicago, IL  60602
amy.kern@cookcountyil.gov
Party name: Illinois
Other:
Donald J. Bartell Bartell & Hensel(951) 788-2230
5053 La Mart Drive, Suite 201
Riverside, CA  92507
djbartell@pacbell.net
Party name: California Public Defenders Association, et al.
 
Michael R. Dreeben Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
michael.r.dreeben@usdoj.gov
Party name: Sandy Williams v. Illinois
 
Keith Findley University of Wisconsin, Remington Center(608) 262-1008
975 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI  53706
kafindle@wisc.edu
Party name: the Innocence Network
 
Richard D. Friedman 625 South State Street(734) 647-1078
Ann Arbor, MI  48109
rdfrdman@umich.edu
Party name: Richard D. Friedman
 
Caitlin J. Halligan General Counsel(212) 335-9775
NY County District Attorney's Office
One Hogan Place
New York, NY  10013
halliganc@dany.nyc.gov
Party name: New York County District Attorney's Office, et al.
 
Sandra K. Levick Public Defender Service for District of Columbia(202) 628-1200
633 Indiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
slevick@pdsdc.org
Party name: Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
 
Albert C. Locher National District Attorneys Assn.(703) 549-9222
44 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 110
Alexandria, VA  22314
lochera@sacda.org
Party name: National District Attorneys Association, et al.
 
Alexandra T. Schimmer Solicitor General(614) 466-8980
Office of the Ohio Attorney General
30 East Broad Street, 17th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215-3428
alexandra.schimmer@ohioattorneygeneral.gov
Party name: Ohio, 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
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