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Docket for 14-6873
No. 14-6873     *** CAPITAL CASE ***  
Title:
Mark A. Christeson, Petitioner
v.
Don Roper, Warden
Docketed:October 27, 2014
Linked with 14A445
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(14-3389)
  Decision Date:October 24, 2014
Discretionary Court  
  Decision Date:October 22, 2014

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 27 2014 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due November 26, 2014)
Oct 27 2014 Application (14A445) for a stay of execution of sentence of death, submitted to Justice Alito.
Oct 27 2014 Brief of respondent Don Roper, Warden in opposition filed.
Oct 27 2014 Brief amici curiae of Former Federal and State Judges filed. (Distributed)
Oct 27 2014 Brief amici curiae of Ethics Bureau at Yale, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 28 2014 UPON CONSIDERATION of the application of counsel for the applicant and the response filed thereto, IT IS ORDERED that the parties are directed to file supplemental briefs by 2:00pm today, October, 28, 2014, regarding whether the record shows that petitioner has authorized Attorney Jennifer A. Merrigan, or Attorney John R. Mills, or Attorney Joseph J. Perkovich to move on his behalf for substitution of counsel appointed pursuant to 18 U. S. C. � 3599.
Oct 28 2014 Reply of petitioner Mark A. Christeson filed.
Oct 28 2014 Supplemental brief of respondent Don Roper, Warden filed.
Oct 28 2014 Supplemental brief of applicant Mark A. Christeson filed.
Oct 28 2014 Application (14A445) referred to the Court.
Oct 28 2014 Application (14A445) granted by the Court. The application for stay of execution of sentence of death presented to Justice Alito and by him referred to the Court is granted pending the disposition of the petition (14-6873) for a writ of certiorari. Should the petition for a writ of certiorari be denied, this stay shall terminate automatically. In the event the petition for a writ of certiorari is granted, the stay shall terminate upon the sending down of the judgment of this Court. Justice Scalia, Justice Thomas, and Justice Alito would deny the application for stay of execution.
Nov 3 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 7, 2014.
Nov 10 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 14, 2014.
Nov 17 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 25, 2014.
Dec 1 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 5, 2014.
Dec 8 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 12, 2014.
Dec 29 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 9, 2015.
Jan 12 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 16, 2015.
Jan 20 2015 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED (Opinion per curiam). (Detached Opinion). Justice Alito, with whom Justice Thomas joins, dissenting. (Detached opinion).
Feb 23 2015 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Jennifer A. Merrigan Saint Louis University School of Law
100 N. Tucker Blvd.
St. Louis, MO  63101
jenmerrigan@gmail.com
Party name: Mark A. Christeson
Attorneys for Respondent:
Stephen D. Hawke Assistant Attorney General(573) 751-3321
Office of the Missouri Attorney General
P.O. Box 899
Jefferson City, MO  65102
stephen.hawke@ago.mo.gov
Party name: Don Roper, Warden
Other:
Lawrence J. Fox Visiting Lecturer in Law(203) 432-9358
Yale Law School
127 Wall Street
New Haven, CT  06511
lawrence.fox@yale.edu
Party name: Ethics Bureau at Yale, et al.
 
Tejinder Singh Goldstein & Russell, P.C.(202)-362-0636
7475 Wisconsin Ave.
Suite 850
Bethesda, MD  20814
tsingh@goldsteinrussell.com
Party name: Former Federal and State Judges
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