Docket for 13-6827
No. 13-6827
Title:
Gregory Houston Holt, aka Abdul Maalik Muhammad, Petitioner
v.
Ray Hobbs, Director, Arkansas Department of Correction, et al.
Docketed:October 10, 2013
Linked with 13A374
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(12-3185)
  Decision Date:June 12, 2013
  Rehearing Denied:July 17, 2013
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sep 27 2013 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due November 12, 2013)
Oct 11 2013 Application (13A374) for an injunction pending disposition of the petition for a writ of certiorari, submitted to Justice Alito.
Oct 16 2013 Response to application (13A374) requested by Justice Alito. (Due Thursday, October 24, 2013, by 4 p.m. EDT.)
Oct 24 2013 Response to application from respondent Ray Hobbs, Director, Arkansas Department of Correction, et al. filed.
Oct 29 2013 Waiver of right of respondents Ray Hobbs, Director, Arkansas Department of Correction, et al. to respond filed.
Oct 31 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 15, 2013.
Nov 1 2013 Response Requested . (Due December 2, 2013)
Nov 14 2013 Application (13A374) referred to the Court.
Nov 14 2013 Application (13A374) granted by the Court. The application for an injunction submitted to Justice Alito and by him referred to the Court is granted pending disposition of applicant�s petition for a writ of certiorari. Respondents are enjoined from enforcing the Arkansas Department of Correction�s grooming policy to the extent that it prohibits applicant from growing a one-half-inch beard in accordance with his religious beliefs. If the Court denies the petition for a writ of certiorari, this order shall terminate automatically. If the Court grants the petition for a writ of certiorari, this order shall terminate when the Court enters its judgment.
Nov 21 2013 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 16, 2014.
Jan 3 2014 Supplemental brief of petitioner Gregory Houston Holt, aka Abdul Maalik Muhammad filed.
Jan 16 2014 Brief of respondents Ray Hobbs, Director, Arkansas Department of Correction, et al. in opposition filed.
Jan 30 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 21, 2014.
Feb 4 2014 Reply of petitioner Gregory Houston Holt, aka Abdul Maalik Muhammad filed. (Distributed)
Feb 24 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 28, 2014.
Mar 3 2014 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.
Mar 3 2014 The order granting the petition for a writ of certiorari is amended as follows: The motion of petitioner for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted limited to the following question: �Whether the Arkansas Department of Correction�s grooming policy violates the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000, 42 U. S. C. �2000cc et seq., to the extent that it prohibits petitioner from growing a one-half-inch beard in accordance with his religious beliefs.� .
Apr 1 2014 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including May 22, 2014.
Apr 1 2014 The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including July 23, 2014.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Douglas Laycock University of Virginia School of Law(434) 243-8546
    Counsel of Record580 Massie Road
Charlottesville, VA  22903
dlaycock@virginia.edu
Party name: Gregory Houston Holt, aka Abdul Maalik Muhammad
Attorneys for Respondents:
Christine Ann Cryer Office of the Attorney General5016830958
    Counsel of Record323 Center Street, Suite 200
Little Rock, AR  72201
christine.cryer@arkansasag.gov
Party name: Ray Hobbs, Director, Arkansas Department of Correction, et al.