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Docket for 11-10362
No. 11-10362
Title:
Kim Millbrook, Petitioner
v.
United States
Docketed:May 17, 2012
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  Case Nos.:(12-1531)
  Decision Date:April 23, 2012
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
May 10 2012 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due June 18, 2012)
Jun 18 2012 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 18, 2012.
Jul 11 2012 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including August 17, 2012.
Aug 17 2012 Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Aug 30 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2012.
Sep 25 2012 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED limited to the following question: Whether 28 U.S.C. Sec.1346(b) and 2680(h) waive the sovereign immunity of the United States for the intentional torts of prison guards when they are acting within the scope of their employment but are not exercising authority to "execute searches, to seize evidence, or to make arrests for violations of Federal law.
Oct 4 2012 Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner Kim Millbrook. (Distributed)
Oct 9 2012 Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner GRANTED. , and it is ordered that Christopher J. Paolella, Esquire, of New York, New York, is appointed to serve as counsel for the petitioner in this case.
Nov 6 2012 The time to file the joint appendix and and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including November 30, 2012.
Nov 9 2012 Letter of respondent United States filed. (Distributed)
Nov 30 2012 Brief of respondent United States supporting reversal and remand filed.
Nov 30 2012 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Nov 30 2012 Brief of petitioner Kim Millbrook filed.
Nov 30 2012 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Dec 3 2012 Jeffrey S. Bucholtz, Esquire, of Washington, D. C., is invited to brief and argue this case, as amicus curiae, in support of the judgment below.
Dec 7 2012 The time to file the brief of Court-Appointed amicus curiae is extended to and including January 11, 2013.
Dec 7 2012 Brief amici curiae of Lambda Legal Defense and Education, Inc., et al. filed.
Dec 7 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Lewisburg Prison Project filed.
Dec 7 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Rutherford Institute filed.
Dec 18 2012 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, February 19, 2013.
Jan 4 2013 CIRCULATED.
Jan 11 2013 Record from U.S.C.A. for Third Circuit and U.S.D.C. for the Middle District of Pennsylvania is electronic.
Jan 11 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Court-Appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below filed. (Distributed)
Feb 11 2013 Motion of the Solicitor General for divided argument out-of-time filed.
Feb 11 2013 Reply of respondent United States filed. (Distributed)
Feb 11 2013 Reply of petitioner Kim Millbrook filed. (Distributed)
Feb 15 2013 Motion for divided argument filed by the Solicitor General out-of-time GRANTED.
Feb 19 2013 Argued. For petitioner: Christopher J. Paolella, New York, N. Y. (Appointed by this Court.) For respondent in support of reversal and remand: Anthony A. Yang, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of judgment below: Jeffrey S. Bucholtz, Washington, D. C.
Mar 27 2013 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Thomas, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Apr 29 2013 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Apr 29 2013 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Christopher Julian Paolella Reich & Paolella, LLP(212) 804-7090
    Counsel of Record111 Broadway
Suite 2002
New York, NY  10006
cpaolella@reichpaolella.com
Party name: Kim Millbrook
 
Kim Millbrook 13700-026
P.O. Box 1000
USP Lewisburg
Lewisburg, PA  17837
Party name: Kim Millbrook
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
 
Anthony Alan Yang Office of the Solicitor General (202)-514-4821
950 Pennsylvania Ave.NW
Room 5615
Washington, DC  20530-0001
Party name: United States
Other:
Jeffrey S. Bucholtz King & Spalding LLP(202) 737-0500
1700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20006
jbucholtz@kslaw.com
Party name: Court-Appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below
 
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: Lambda Legal Defense and Education, Inc., et al.
 
Ronald C. Travis 161 West Third Street(570) 323-8711
P.O. Box 215
Williamsport, PA  17703-0215
rtravers@riederstravis.com
Party name: Lewisburg Prison Project
 
John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute(434) 978-3888
1440 Sachem Place
Charlottesville, VA  22901
johnw@rutherford.org
Party name: Rutherford Institute
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