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Docket for 11-6969
No. 11-6969     *** CAPITAL CASE ***  
Title:
Donald Keith Newbury, Petitioner
v.
Rick Thaler, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division
Docketed:October 20, 2011
Linked with 11A703
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(10-70028)
  Decision Date:July 14, 2011

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 12 2011 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due November 21, 2011)
Nov 21 2011 Brief of respondent Rick Thaler, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division in opposition filed.
Dec 1 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2012.
Jan 25 2012 Application (11A703) for a stay of execution of sentence of death, submitted to Justice Scalia.
Jan 25 2012 Application (11A703) granted by Justice Scalia. It is ordered that the execution of sentence of death is stayed pending the disposition of the petition for a writ of certiorari. Should the petition for a writ of certiorari be denied, this stay terminates automatically. In the event the petition for a writ of certiorari is granted, the stay shall terminate upon the sending down of the judgment of this Court.
Mar 21 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 23, 2012.
Mar 26 2012 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Martinez v. Ryan, 566 U. S. ___ (2012).
Apr 27 2012 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
William S. Harris 307 West Seventh Street(817) 332-5575
Suite 1905
Fort Worth, TX  76102
wmsharris.law@sbcglobal.net
Party name: Donald Keith Newbury
Attorneys for Respondent:
Tomee M. Heining Assistant Attorney General(512) 936-1600
    Counsel of Record P.O. Box 12548
Capitol Station
Austin, TX  78711
Party name: Rick Thaler, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division
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