Docket for 11-6969
|No. 11-6969|| *** CAPITAL CASE *** |
|Donald Keith Newbury, Petitioner|
| 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