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Docket for 10-895
No. 10-895
Title:
Rafael Arriaza Gonzalez, Petitioner
v.
Rick Thaler, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division
Docketed:January 11, 2011
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(08-10871)
  Decision Date:October 6, 2010
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Jan 4 2011 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 10, 2011)
Feb 23 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 18, 2011.
Mar 3 2011 Response Requested . (Due April 4, 2011)
Mar 25 2011 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 4, 2011.
May 4 2011 Brief of respondent Rick Thaler, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division in opposition filed.
May 16 2011 Reply of petitioner Rafael Arriaza Gonzalez filed.
May 17 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 2, 2011.
Jun 6 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 9, 2011.
Jun 13 2011 Petition GRANTED limited to the following questions: 1. Was there jurisdiction to issue a certificate of appealability under 28 U. S. C. �2253(c) and to adjudicate petitioner�s appeal? 2. Was the application for a writ of habeas corpus out of time under 28 U. S. C. �2244(d)(1) due to �the date on which the judgment became final by the conclusion of direct review or the expiration of the time for seeking such review�? .
Jul 1 2011 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 5, 2011.
Jul 1 2011 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including September 14, 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 5 2011 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Aug 5 2011 Brief of petitioner Rafael Arriaza Gonzalez filed.
Aug 8 2011 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Aug 10 2011 Record from U.S.C.A. for 5th Circuit is electronic.
Aug 12 2011 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Innocence Network filed.
Aug 12 2011 Brief amicus curiae of The Rutherford Institute filed.
Aug 17 2011 Record received from U.S.D.c. for Northern District of Texas. (1 box)
Aug 19 2011 CIRCULATED.
Sep 14 2011 Brief of respondent Rick Thaler, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division filed. (Distributed)
Sep 21 2011 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. (Distributed)
Sep 21 2011 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Oct 14 2011 Reply of petitioner Rafael Arriaza Gonzalez filed. (Distributed)
Oct 17 2011 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Nov 2 2011 Argued. For petitioner: Patricia A. Millett, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Jonathan F. Mitchell, Solicitor General, Austin, Tex.; and Ann O'Connell, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Nov 3 2011 Letter from Counsel for the petitioner filed. (Distributed)
Jan 10 2012 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Scalia, J., filed a dissenting opinion.
Feb 13 2012 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Mar 2 2012 Record returned to U.D.C. for the Northern District of Texas.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Patricia A. Millett Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP(202) 887-4000
    Counsel of Record1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036-1564
pmillett@akingump.com
Party name: Rafael Arriaza Gonzalez
Attorneys for Respondent:
Jonathan F. Mitchell Solicitor General of Texas(512) 936-1695
    Counsel of Record Texas Attorney General's Office
P.O. Box 12548 (MC 059)
Austin, TX  78711-2548
jonathan.mitchell@oag.state.tx.us
Party name: Rick Thaler, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division
Other:
Douglas Hallward-Driemeier Ropes & Gray LLP(202) 508-4600
One Metro Center
700 12th Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC  20005
Douglas.Hallward-Driemeier@ropesgray.com
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Innocence Network
 
Ann O'Connell Assistant to the Solicitor General(202)-514-3385
Office of the Solicitor General
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
aoconnell123@gmail.com
Party name: Rafael Arriaza Gonzalez v. Rick Thaler, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division
 
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
 
John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute(434) 978-3888
1440 Sachem Place
Charlottesville, VA  22901
johnw@rutherford.org
Party name: The Rutherford Institute
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