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Docket for 12-9012
No. 12-9012
Title:
Benjamin Robers, Petitioner
v.
United States
Docketed:February 28, 2013
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(10-3794)
  Decision Date:September 14, 2012
  Rehearing Denied:November 28, 2012
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Feb 26 2013 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due April 1, 2013)
Mar 28 2013 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 1, 2013.
Apr 25 2013 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including June 3, 2013.
Jun 3 2013 Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Jun 12 2013 Reply of petitioner Benjamin Robers filed.
Jun 13 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 30, 2013.
Oct 7 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 11, 2013.
Oct 15 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 18, 2013.
Oct 21 2013 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.
Nov 19 2013 Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner Benjamin Robers.
Nov 21 2013 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including December 13, 2013.
Nov 21 2013 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including January 21, 2014.
Nov 25 2013 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Dec 3 2013 Record received from U.S.C.A. 7th Circuit is electronic.
Dec 4 2013 Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 10, 2014.
Dec 13 2013 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Dec 13 2013 Brief of petitioner Benjamin Robers filed.
Jan 9 2014 CIRCULATED
Jan 13 2014 Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner GRANTED. Christopher Donovan, Esquire, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin is appointed to serve as counsel for the petitioner in this case.
Jan 14 2014 Proposal from counsel for petitioner to lodge copies of two case files from underlying civil cases.
Jan 21 2014 Brief of respondent United States filed. (Distributed)
Jan 30 2014 The Clerk has approved the submission of petitioner's proposed lodging.
Jan 31 2014 Lodging received and distributed.
Feb 14 2014 Reply of petitioner Benjamin Robers filed. (Distributed)
Feb 25 2014 Argued. For petitioner: Jeffrey T. Green, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Sarah E. Harrington, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.
May 5 2014 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED Breyer, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. Sotomayor, J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Ginsburg, J., joined.
Jun 6 2014 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Christopher Donovan Pruhs & Donovan, S.C.(414) 221-1950
    Counsel of Record757 N. Broadway, Suite 401
Milwaukee, WI  53202
donovanc34@hotmail.com
Party name: Benjamin Robers
 
Jeffrey T. Green Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8000
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
jgreen@sidley.com
Party name: Benjamin Robers
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
 
Sarah Elaine Harrington Assistant to the Solicitor General
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: United States
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