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Docket for 14-280
No. 14-280
Title:
Henry Montgomery, Petitioner
v.
Louisiana
Docketed:September 9, 2014
Lower Ct:Supreme Court of Louisiana
  Case Nos.:(2013-KP-1163)
  Decision Date:June 20, 2014
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sep 5 2014 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 9, 2014)
Oct 9 2014 Waiver of right of respondent Louisiana to respond filed.
Oct 22 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 7, 2014.
Nov 3 2014 Response Requested . (Due December 3, 2014)
Dec 3 2014 Brief of respondent Louisiana in opposition filed.
Dec 10 2014 Reply of petitioner Henry Montgomery filed.
Dec 17 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 9, 2015.
Feb 9 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 20, 2015.
Feb 23 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 27, 2015.
Mar 2 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 6, 2015.
Mar 9 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 20, 2015.
Mar 23 2015 Petition GRANTED. In addition to the question presented by the petition, the parties are directed to brief and argue the following question: "Do we have jurisdiction to decide whether the Supreme Court of Louisiana correctly refused to give retroactive effect in this case to our decision in Miller v. Alabama, 567 U. S. ____ (2012)?"
Mar 30 2015 Richard Bernstein, Esquire, of Washington, D. C., is invited to brief and argue, as amicus curiae, against this Court�s jurisdiction to decide whether the Supreme Court of Louisiana correctly refused to give retroactive effect in this case to our decision in Miller v. Alabama, 567 U. S. ____ (2012). The brief of the Court-appointed amicus curiae is to be filed on or before Wednesday, June 10, 2015. The brief of petitioner is to be filed on or before Friday, July 10, 2015. The brief of respondent is to be filed on or before Monday, August 10, 2015. Reply briefs are to be filed on or before Wednesday, September 9, 2015.
May 21 2015 The time to file the brief of the Court-appointed amicus curiae is extended to and including June 16, 2015.
May 21 2015 The time to file petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 22, 2015.
Jun 5 2015 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 24, 2015.
Jun 16 2015 Brief of Court-appointed amicus curiae filed.
Jul 1 2015 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Jul 2 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Jul 6 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Jul 22 2015 Brief of petitioner Henry Montgomery filed.
Jul 23 2015 Brief amici curiae of The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Louisiana filed.
Jul 28 2015 Brief amici curiae of Certain Family Members of Victims Killed by Youths filed.
Jul 28 2015 Brief amici curiae of Former Juvenile Court Judges filed.
Jul 29 2015 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, October 13, 2015.
Jul 29 2015 Brief amici curiae of Equal Justice Initiative on Behalf of Dozens Sentenced to Die in Prison When They Were Children filed.
Jul 29 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Center on the Administration of Criminal Law in support of jurisdiction filed.
Jul 29 2015 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed.
Jul 29 2015 Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association filed.
Jul 29 2015 Brief amici curiae of Pascal F. Calogero, Jr., et al. filed.
Jul 29 2015 Brief amici curiae of Charles Houston Institute for Race and Justice, et al. in support of neither party filed.
Jul 29 2015 Brief amici curiae of Northwestern University School of Law's Children and Family Justice Center and Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth, et al. filed.
Jul 29 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Douglas A. Berman filed.
Aug 12 2015 Record requested from the Supreme Court of Louisiana.
Aug 12 2015 Reply briefs are to be filed in compliance with Rule 25.3.
Aug 17 2015 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Aug 19 2015 Motion for enlargement of time for oral argument and for divided argument filed by the parties.
Aug 24 2015 Brief of respondent Louisiana filed. (Distributed)
Aug 31 2015 CIRCULATED
Aug 31 2015 Brief amici curiae of Michigan and 15 Other States filed (Reprinted). (Distributed)
Aug 31 2015 Brief amici curiae of Becky Wilson and the National Association of Victims of Juvenile Murderers filed.
Aug 31 2015 Brief amici curiae of National District Attorneys Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 31 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Criminal Justice Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Sep 14 2015 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Sep 14 2015 Motion for enlargement of time for oral argument and for divided argument GRANTED and the time is divided as follows: 15 minutes for the Court-appointed amici curiae, 15 minutes for petitioner, 15 minutes for the Solicitor General, and 30 minutes for respondent. The Court-appointed amici curiae and petitioner will each be permitted to reserve time for rebuttal.
Sep 22 2015 Record received from the Supreme Court of Louisiana. (1 Box)
Sep 23 2015 Reply of petitioner Henry Montgomery filed. (Distributed)
Sep 23 2015 Reply brief of Court-appointed amicus curiae filed. (Distributed)
Oct 13 2015 Argued. For the Court-appointed amicus curiae: Richard D. Bernstein, Washington, D. C. For petitioner: Mark D. Plaisance, Thibodaux, La.; and Michael R. Dreeben, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae). For respondent: S. Kyle Duncan, Washington, D. C.
Jan 25 2016 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Scalia, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Thomas and Alito, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion.
Feb 26 2016 Judgment Issued
Feb 26 2016 Mandate Issued



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Mark D. Plaisance Office of Public Defender(985) 227-4588
East Baton Rouge Parish
P.O. Box 796
Thibodaux, LA  70302-0796
Plais77@aol.com
Party name: Henry Montgomery
Attorneys for Respondent:
S. Kyle Duncan Schaerr l Duncan LLP(202) 714-9492; (202) 787-1060
    Counsel of Record1717 K Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC  20006
kduncan@schaerr-duncanpllc.com
Party name: Louisiana
 
Dylan C. Alge Assistant District Attorney(225) 389-8849
Nineteenth Judicial District
Parish of East Baton Rouge, Louisiana
222 St. Louis Street,Fifth Floor
Baton Rouge, LA  70802
dalge@ebrda.org
Party name: Louisiana
 
Colin A. Clark Assistant Attorney General(225) 326-6200
Louisiana State Attorney General's Office
1885 N. Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA  70802
clarkc@ag.louisiana.gov
Party name: Louisiana
Other:
Richard D. Bernstein Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP(202) 303-1108
1875 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
rbernstein@willkie.com
Party name: Court-appointed amicus curiae
 
Matthew Curtis Corcoran Jones Day(614) 469-3939
325 John H. McConnell Boulevard, Suite 600
P.O. Box 165017
Suite 600
Columbus, OH  43215.2673
mccorcoran@jonesday.com
Party name: Professor Douglas A. Berman
 
Michael R. Dreeben Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
michael.r.dreeben@usdoj.gov
Party name: United States
 
Steven A. Drizin Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth(312) 503-6608
Northwestern Univ. School of Law
375 East Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL  60611
drizin@law.northwestern.edu
Party name: Northwestern University School of Law's Children and Family Justice Center and Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth, et al.
 
William C. Hubbard American Bar Association(312) 988-5000
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL  60654
abapresident@americanbar.org
Party name: American Bar Association
 
Aaron D. Lindstrom Solicitor General(517) 373-1124
Michigan Department of Attorney General
P.O. Box 30212
Lansing, MI  48909
LindstromA@michigan.gov
Party name: Michigan and 15 Other States
 
Robert L. Littlehale III. 2001 K Street, NW 202-223-7319
Washington, DC  20006
rlittlehale@paulweiss.com
Party name: Center on the Administration of Criminal Law in support of jurisdiction
 
John C. Neiman Jr. Maynard Cooper & Gale, P.C.(205) 254-1228
1901 Sixth Avenue North
2400 Regions/Harbert Plaza
Birmingham, AL  35203
jneiman@maynardcooper.com
Party name: National District Attorneys Association, et al.
 
Stephen M. Nickelsburg Clifford Chance US LLP(202) 912-5000
2001 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006-1001
steve.nickelsburg@cliffordchance.com
Party name: Pascal F. Calogero, Jr., et al.
 
Charles  Ogletree Jr. Harvard Law School(617) 496-2054
1515 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA  02138
ogletree@law.harvard.edu
Party name: Charles Houston Institute for Race and Justice, et al. in support of neither party
 
John J. Park Jr. Strickland Brockington Lewis LLP(678) 347-2208
1170 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 2200
Atlanta, GA  30309
jjp@sbllaw.net
Party name: Becky Wilson and the National Association of Victims of Juvenile Murderers
 
Kent S. Scheidegger Criminal Justice Legal Foundation(916) 446-0345
2131 L Street
Sacramento, CA  95816
briefs@cjlf.org
Party name: Criminal Justice Legal Foundation
 
Steven R. Shapiro American Civil Liberties Union Foundation(212) 549-2500
125 Broad Street
New York, NY  10004
sshapiro@aclu.org
Party name: The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Louisiana
 
Bryan A. Stevenson Equal Justice Initiative (334) 269-1803
122 Commerce Street
Montgomery, AL  36104
bstevenson@eji.org
Party name: Equal Justice Initiative on Behalf of Dozens Sentenced to Die in Prison When They Were Children
 
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: the United States
 
Angela C. Vigil Baker & McKenzie LLP(305) 789-8904
Sabadell Financial Center
1111 Brickell Avenue, Suite 1700
Miami, FL  33131
angela.vigil@bakermckenzie.com
Party name: Certain Family Members of Victims Killed by Youths
 
Elizabeth B. Wydra Constitutional Accountability Center(202) 296-6889
1200 18th St., N.W., Suite 501
Washington, DC  20036
elizabeth@theusconstitution.org
Party name: Former Juvenile Court Judges
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