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Docket for 15-5040
No. 15-5040     *** CAPITAL CASE ***  
Title:
Terrance Williams, Petitioner
v.
Pennsylvania
Docketed:July 1, 2015
Linked with 14A1161
Lower Ct:Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Eastern District
  Case Nos.:(668 CAP, 669 CAP)
  Decision Date:December 15, 2014
  Rehearing Denied:February 18, 2015
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
May 7 2015 Application (14A1161) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 19, 2015 to July 18, 2015, submitted to Justice Alito.
May 12 2015 Application (14A1161) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until June 18, 2015.
Jun 12 2015 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due July 31, 2015)
Jul 24 2015 Brief of respondent Pennsylvania in opposition filed.
Aug 7 2015 Reply of petitioner Terrance Williams filed.
Aug 13 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.
Oct 1 2015 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.
Nov 6 2015 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including November 30, 2015.
Nov 6 2015 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including January 13, 2016.
Nov 10 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party received from counsel for the petitioner.
Nov 13 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party received from counsel for the respondent.
Nov 30 2015 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Nov 30 2015 Brief of petitioner Terrance Williams filed.
Dec 7 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.
Dec 7 2015 Brief amici curiae of Former Judges with Prosecutorial Experience filed.
Dec 7 2015 Brief amici curiae of The Ethics Bureau at Yale, et al. filed.
Dec 7 2015 Brief amicus curiae of The American Bar Association filed.
Dec 7 2015 Brief amici curiae of Former Appellate Court Jurists filed.
Dec 7 2015 Brief amici curiae of Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, and Justice at Stake filed.
Dec 7 2015 Brief amici curiae of The American Civil Liberties Union, and The ACLU of Pennsylvania filed.
Dec 7 2015 Brief amicus curiae of The American Academy of Appellate Lawyers filed.
Dec 23 2015 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, February 29, 2016
Jan 8 2016 Record received from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Eastern District. (2 Boxes)
Jan 13 2016 Brief of respondent Pennsylvania filed. (Distributed)
Jan 15 2016 CIRCULATED.
Feb 11 2016 Record received from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. (2 Boxes)
Feb 12 2016 Reply of petitioner Terrance Williams filed. (Distributed)
Feb 29 2016 Argued. For petitioner: Stuart B. Lev, Assistant Federal Defender, Philadelphia, Pa. For respondent: Ronald Eisenberg, Deputy District Attorney, Philadelphia, Pa.
Jun 9 2016 Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Roberts, C. J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Alito, J., joined. Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion.
Jun 9 2016 MANDATE ISSUED.
Jul 12 2016 JUDGMENT ISSUED
Jul 12 2016 MANDATE ISSUED
Aug 16 2016 Records from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has been returned. (4 Boxes)



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Stuart B. Lev Assistant Federal Defender(215) 928-0520
    Counsel of Record Federal Community Defender Office
for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Curtis Building, Suite 545 West
601 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
stuart_lev@fd.org
Party name: Terrance Williams
 
Shawn Nolan Federal Community Defender(215) 928-0520
601 Walnut Street, Suite 545 West
Philadelphia, PA  19106
Shawn_Nolan@fd.org
Party name: Terrance Williams
Attorneys for Respondent:
Ronald Eisenberg Deputy District Attorney(215) 686-5700
    Counsel of Record Three South Penn Square
Philadelphia, PA  19107-3499
ronald.eisenberg@phila.gov
Party name: Pennsylvania
Other:
Anna Marie Arceneaux American Civil Liberties Union Foundation919 682-9563
201 W. Main Street, Suite 402
Durham, NC  27701
aarceneaux@aclu.org
Party name: The American Civil Liberties Union, and The ACLU of Pennsylvania
 
Paulette Brown President(312) 988-5000
American Bar Association
321 North Clark Association
Chicago, IL  60654-7598
abapresident@americanbar.org
Party name: The American Bar Association
 
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: The Ethics Bureau at Yale, et al.
 
Jeffrey T. Green Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8000
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
jgreen@sidley.com
Party name: Former Appellate Court Jurists
 
Daniel F Kolb Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP(212) 450-4000
450 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY  10017
daniel.kolb@davispolk.com
Party name: Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, and Justice at Stake
 
Wendy Cole Lascher Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP(805) 659-6800
1050 S. Kimball Road
Ventura, CA  93004
wlascher@fcoplaw.com
Party name: The American Academy of Appellate Lawyers
 
Alan Philip Solow DLA Piper LLP (US)(312) 368-4000
202 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 1900
Chicago, IL  60601
Party name: Former Judges with Prosecutorial Experience
 
Elizabeth B. Wydra Constitutional Accountability Center(202) 296-6889
1200 18th St., N.W., Suite 501
Washington, DC  20036
elizabeth@theusconstitution.org
Party name: Constitutional Accountability Center
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