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Docket for 15-6418
No. 15-6418
Title:
Gregory Welch, Petitioner
v.
United States
Docketed:October 6, 2015
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(14-15733)
  Decision Date:June 9, 2015
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sep 2 2015 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due November 5, 2015)
Oct 14 2015 Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Oct 29 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 13, 2015.
Nov 5 2015 Response Requested . (Due December 7, 2015)
Dec 3 2015 Memorandum of respondent United States filed.
Dec 21 2015 Reply of petitioner Gregory Welch filed.
Dec 23 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 8, 2016.
Dec 28 2015 Supplemental brief of petitioner Gregory Welch filed. (Distributed)
Jan 8 2016 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.
Jan 15 2016 Helgi C. Walker, Esq., of Washington, D. C., is invited to brief and argue this case, as amicus curiae, in support of the judgment below. Briefs of other amici curiae in support of affirmance are to be filed within 7 days after the filing of the brief of the Court-appointed amicus curiae.
Jan 20 2016 The joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits shall be filed on or before February 9, 2016.
Jan 20 2016 Respondent's brief on the merits shall be filed on or before February 9, 2016.
Jan 20 2016 The brief of Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below shall be filed on or before March 8, 2016.
Jan 20 2016 Amicus curiae briefs in support of the judgment below are due within 7 days after the filing of the brief of Court-appointed amicus curiae.
Jan 29 2016 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Feb 1 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Feb 2 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party received from counsel for the respondent.
Feb 8 2016 Record requested from U.S.C.A. 11th Circuit.
Feb 9 2016 Brief of respondent United States filed.
Feb 9 2016 Brief of petitioner Gregory Welch filed.
Feb 9 2016 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Feb 16 2016 Brief amici curiae of The Federal Public and Community Defenders, and the National Association of Federal Defenders filed.
Feb 16 2016 Brief amici curiae of Scholars of Federal Courts and Sentencing filed.
Feb 23 2016 CIRCULATED.
Mar 1 2016 Record received from U.S.D.C. Southern Dist. of Florida is electronic and located on PACER with the exception of the SEALED documents received in 1 envelope.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2016 Motion for divided argument filed by respondent United States.
Mar 15 2016 Brief amici curiae of Indiana, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2016 Motion for divided argument filed by respondent GRANTED.
Mar 23 2016 Reply of respondent United States filed. (Distributed)
Mar 23 2016 Reply of petitioner Gregory Welch filed. (Distributed)
Mar 30 2016 Argued. For petitioner: Amir H. Ali, Washington, D. C. For respondent in support of vacatur and remand: Michael R. Dreeben, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below: Helgi C. Walker, Washington, D. C.
Apr 18 2016 Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion.
May 20 2016 JUDGMENT ISSUED



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Amir H. Ali Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
    Counsel of Record1099 New York Ave., NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
aali@jenner.com
Party name: Gregory Welch
 
Gregory Welch 73675-004
FCI Coleman
P.O. Box 1032
Coleman, FL  33521
Party name: Gregory Welch
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:
Amy Baron-Evans Federal Defenders(617) 391-2253
National Sentencing Resource Counsel
51 Sleeper St., 5th Floor
Boston, MA  02210
abaronevans@gmail.com
Party name: The Federal Public and Community Defenders, and the National Association of Federal Defenders
 
Thomas M. Fisher Solicitor General (317) 232-6201
IGC South, Fifth Floor
302 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN  46204
Tom.Fisher@atg.in.gov
Party name: Indiana, et al.
 
Eugene Martin Gelernter Paterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP0212-336-2000
1133 Avenue of the Amer.icas
New York, NY  10036
emgelernter@pbwt.com
Party name: Scholars of Federal Courts and Sentencing
 
Helgi C. Walker Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 887-3599
1050 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20036
HWalker@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below
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