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Docket for 14-419
No. 14-419
Title:
Sila Luis, Petitioner
v.
United States
Docketed:October 9, 2014
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(13-13719)
  Decision Date:May 1, 2014
  Rehearing Denied:July 9, 2014
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 7 2014 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 10, 2014)
Oct 16 2014 Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Oct 20 2014 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party received from counsel for the petitioner.
Oct 22 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 7, 2014.
Oct 28 2014 Response Requested . (Due November 28, 2014)
Nov 18 2014 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 29, 2014.
Nov 26 2014 Brief amici curiae of U.S. Justice Foundation, et al. filed.
Nov 28 2014 Brief amici curiae of Associations of Criminal Defense Attorneys filed.
Dec 23 2014 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including February 27, 2015.
Feb 18 2015 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including March 30, 2015.
Mar 30 2015 Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Apr 15 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 1, 2015.
Apr 16 2015 Reply of petitioner Sila Luis filed. (Distributed)
May 1 2015 Rescheduled.
May 4 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 14, 2015.
May 18 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 21, 2015.
May 26 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 28, 2015.
Jun 1 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 4, 2015.
Jun 8 2015 Petition GRANTED.
Jun 15 2015 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 18, 2015.
Jun 15 2015 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including September 30, 2015.
Aug 4 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party, or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Aug 18 2015 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Aug 18 2015 Brief of petitioner Sila Luis filed.
Aug 25 2015 Brief amici curiae of United States Justice Foundation, et al. filed.
Aug 25 2015 Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute and the DKT Liberty Project filed.
Aug 25 2015 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al.
Aug 25 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Americans for Forfeiture Reform filed.
Aug 25 2015 Brief amicus curiae of New York Council of Defense Lawyers filed.
Aug 25 2015 Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association filed.
Aug 25 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Rutherford Institute filed.
Sep 9 2015 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Sep 10 2015 Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 11th Circuit.
Sep 21 2015 Record received from the U.S.D.C. Southern District of Florida is electronic and located on PACER, with the exception of one SEALED Document. (1 envelope)
Sep 22 2015 The record from the U.S.C.A. 11th Circuit is electronic and located on PACER.
Sep 30 2015 Brief of respondent United States filed.
Oct 2 2015 CIRCULATED
Oct 7 2015 Brief amici curiae of National Association of State Legislators, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 9 2015 Motion of Americans for Forfeiture Reform out-of-time for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Oct 29 2015 Reply of petitioner Sila Luis filed. (Distributed)
Oct 30 2015 Motion of Americans for Forfeiture Reform out-of-time for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument DENIED.
Nov 10 2015 Argued. For petitioner: Howard Srebnick, Miami, Fla. For respondent: Michael R. Dreeben, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.
Mar 30 2016 Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Breyer, J., announced the judgment of the Court and delivered an opinion, in which Roberts, C. J., and Ginsburg and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Kennedy, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Alito, J., joined. Kagan, J., filed a dissenting opinion.
May 2 2016 JUDGMENT ISSUED



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Howard M. Srebnick Black, Srebnick, Kornspan & Stumpf, P. A.(305) 371-6421
    Counsel of Record201 S. Biscayne Blvd.
Suite 1300
Miami, FL  33131
hsrebnick@royblack.com
Party name: Sila Luis
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
 
Michael R. Dreeben Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
michael.r.dreeben@usdoj.gov
Party name: United States
Other:
Anand Agneshwar Arnold & Porter LLP(212) 715-1000
399 Park Avenue
New York, NY  10022
anand.agneshwar@aporter.com
Party name: Rutherford Institute
 
Jonathan P. Bach Cooley LLP(212)-479-6000
1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY  10036
jbach@cooley.com
Party name: New York Council of Defense Lawyers
 
Paulette Brown President(312) 988-5000
American Bar Association
321 North Clark Association
Chicago, IL  60654-7598
abapresident@americanbar.org
Party name: American Bar Association
 
Courtney J. Linn Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP(916) 447-9200
400 Capitol Mall
Suite 3000
Sacramento, CA  95819
clinn@orrick.com
Party name: Associations of Criminal Defense Attorneys National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al.
 
Mary Massaron Plunkett Cooney(248) 901-4000
38505 Woodward Avenue
Suite 2000
Bloomfield, MI  48304
mmassaron@plunkettcooney.com
Party name: National Association of State Legislators, et al.
 
William J. Olson William J.Olson, P.C.(703) 356-5070
370 Maple Avenue West, Suite 4
Vienna, VA  22180-5615
wjo@mindspring.com
Party name: United States Justice Foundation, et al.
 
Ilya Shapiro Cato Institute(202) 842-0200
1000 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20001
ishapiro@cato.org
Party name: Cato Institute and the DKT Liberty Project
 
Mahesha P. Subbaraman 222 S. 9th Street(612) 315-9210
Suite 1600
Minneapolis, MN  55402
mps@subblaw.com
Party name: Americans for Forfeiture Reform
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