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Docket for 11-9540
No. 11-9540
Title:
Matthew Robert Descamps, Petitioner
v.
United States
Docketed:March 28, 2012
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(08-30013)
  Decision Date:January 10, 2012
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Mar 19 2012 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due April 27, 2012)
Apr 18 2012 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 29, 2012.
May 21 2012 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including June 28, 2012.
Jun 28 2012 Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Jul 12 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2012.
Jul 17 2012 Supplemental brief of petitioner Matthew Robert Descamps filed. (Distributed)
Aug 31 2012 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.
Sep 11 2012 Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner Matthew Robert Descamps.
Oct 3 2012 Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 26, 2012.
Oct 5 2012 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 24, 2012.
Oct 5 2012 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including December 3, 2012.
Oct 18 2012 Motion to file volume II of the joint appendix under seal filed by petitioner Matthew Robert Descamps.
Oct 24 2012 Joint appendix filed. (Volume 1 of 2) (Statement of costs filed)
Oct 24 2012 Brief of petitioner Matthew Robert Descamps filed.
Oct 29 2012 Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner GRANTED. Dan B. Johnson, Esquire, of Spokane, Washington, is appointed to serve as counsel for the petitioner.
Oct 29 2012 Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 20, 2012.
Oct 31 2012 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, January 7, 2013.
Oct 31 2012 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. filed.
Nov 16 2012 CIRCULATED.
Nov 26 2012 Motion to file volume II of the joint appendix under seal GRANTED.
Dec 3 2012 Brief of respondent United States filed. (Distributed)
Dec 5 2012 Record recieved from U.S.C.A. for 9th Circuit. (1 box).
Dec 5 2012 Record from U.S.D.C. for Eastern District of Washingon is electronic. There is 1 sealed envelope received from U.S.C.A. for 9th Circuit) that is a part of U.S.D.C. record.
Dec 27 2012 Reply of petitioner Matthew Robert Descamps filed. (Distributed)
Jan 7 2013 Argued. For petitioner: Dan B. Johnson, Spokane, Wash. (Appointed by this Court.) For respondent: Benjamin J. Horwich, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.
Jun 20 2013 Judgment REVERSED. Kagan, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Kenendy, Ginsburg, Breyer, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Kennedy, J., filed a concurring opinion. Thomas, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Alito, J., filed a dissenting opinion.
Jul 3 2013 Petition for Rehearing filed.
Aug 8 2013 DISTRIBUTED.
Aug 30 2013 Rehearing DENIED.
Aug 30 2013 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Sep 4 2013 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for 9th Circuit.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Dan B. Johnson 4407 N. Division Street(509) 483-5311
    Counsel of RecordSuite 601
Spokane, WA  99207
danbjohnsonlaw@gmail.com
Party name: Matthew Robert Descamps
 
Matthew Robert Descamps #11175-085
P.O. Box 1000
Lewisburg, PA  17837
Party name: Matthew Robert Descamps
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
 
Benjamin Horwich Assistant to the Solicitor General
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: United States
Other:
Kevin K. Russell Goldstein & Russell, P.C.(202) 362-0636
5225 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Suite 404
Washington, DC  20015
kr@goldsteinrussell.com
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al.
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