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Docket for 15-537
No. 15-537
Title:
Juan Bravo-Fernandez and Hector Martinez-Maldonado, Petitioners
v.
United States
Docketed:October 27, 2015
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  Case Nos.:(14-1089, 14-1091)
  Decision Date:June 15, 2015
  Rehearing Denied:July 27, 2015
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 23 2015 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 27, 2015)
Nov 18 2015 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 28, 2015.
Dec 16 2015 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including January 27, 2016.
Jan 22 2016 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including February 10, 2016.
Feb 10 2016 Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Feb 23 2016 Reply of petitioners Juan Bravo-Fernandez and Hector Martinez-Maldonado filed.
Feb 24 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 18, 2016.
Mar 21 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 25, 2016.
Mar 28 2016 Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.
Apr 7 2016 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including June 10, 2016.
Apr 7 2016 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 12, 2016.
Jun 10 2016 Joint appendix filed.
Jun 10 2016 Brief of petitioners Juan Bravo-Fernandez and Hector Martinez-Maldonado filed.
Jun 17 2016 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Jun 17 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
Jun 17 2016 Brief amicus curiae of National Association for Public Defense filed.
Jun 17 2016 Brief amici curiae of Criminal Law Professors filed.
Jul 13 2016 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, October 4, 2016.
Jul 22 2016 Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 1st Circuit.
Jul 28 2016 Record received from U.S.D.C. District of Puerto Rico is electronic and located on PACER.
Jul 29 2016 Record received from the U.S.C.A. 1st Circuit is electroninc and located on PACER with the exception of one Joint Appendix (1 Box).
Aug 4 2016 Record received from U.S.D.C. District of Puerto Rico (2 Boxes 1 of which is SEALED).
Aug 12 2016 Brief of respondent United States filed. (Corrected copy filed & distributed 9/2/16.)
Aug 19 2016 CIRCULATED.
Sep 12 2016 Reply of petitioners Juan Bravo-Fernandez and Hector Martinez-Maldonado filed. (Distributed)
Oct 4 2016 Argued. For petitioners: Lisa S. Blatt, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Elizabeth B. Prelogar, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.
Nov 29 2016 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. Thomas, J., filed a concurring opinion.
Jan 3 2017 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Lisa S. Blatt Arnold & Porter LLP(202) 942-5000
    Counsel of Record601 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20001
lisa.blatt@aporter.com
Party name: Juan Bravo-Fernandez and Hector Martinez-Maldonado
Attorneys for Respondent:
Ian Heath Gershengorn Acting 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
 
Elizabeth Barchas Prelogar Assistant to the Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: United States
Other:
David J. Debold Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
ddebold@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Cato Institute
 
David T. Goldberg Donahue & Goldberg, LLP(212) 334-8813
99 Hudson Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY  10013
david@donahuegoldberg.com
Party name: National Association for Public Defense
 
Jeffrey T. Green Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8000
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
jgreen@sidley.com
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
 
Jonathan D. Hacker O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5300
1625 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
jhacker@omm.com
Party name: Criminal Law Professors
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