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Docket for 15-606
No. 15-606
Title:
Miguel Angel Pena-Rodriguez, Petitioner
v.
Colorado
Docketed:November 10, 2015
Linked with 15A265
Lower Ct:Supreme Court of Colorado
  Case Nos.:(13SC9)
  Decision Date:May 18, 2015
  Rehearing Denied:June 15, 2015
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Aug 31 2015 Application (15A265) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 13, 2015 to November 12, 2015, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Sep 10 2015 Application (15A265) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until November 12, 2015.
Nov 10 2015 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 10, 2015)
Nov 12 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 16 2015 Waiver of right of respondent Colorado to respond filed.
Dec 2 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 8, 2016.
Dec 8 2015 Response Requested . (Due January 7, 2016)
Dec 8 2015 Brief amicus curiae of National Congress of American Indians filed.
Dec 10 2015 Brief amicus curiae of NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. filed.
Dec 10 2015 Brief amici curiae of Professors of Law filed.
Dec 10 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Center on the Administration of Criminal Law filed.
Dec 21 2015 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 19, 2016.
Jan 7 2016 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Jan 7 2016 Brief amici curiae of Retired Judges filed.
Feb 19 2016 Brief of respondent Colorado in opposition filed.
Mar 7 2016 Reply of petitioner Miguel Angel Pena-Rodriguez filed.
Mar 9 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 25, 2016.
Mar 28 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 1, 2016.
Apr 4 2016 Petition GRANTED.
Apr 22 2016 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including June 23, 2016.
Apr 22 2016 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 29, 2016.
May 4 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
May 11 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Jun 23 2016 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Jun 23 2016 Brief of petitioner Miguel Angel Pena-Rodriguez filed.
Jun 24 2016 Brief amicus curiae of The United Mexican States filed.
Jun 30 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.
Jun 30 2016 Brief amici curiae of NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc., et al. filed.
Jun 30 2016 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Federal Defenders filed.
Jun 30 2016 Brief amici curiae of Professors of Law filed.
Jun 30 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Cedric Merlin Powell filed.
Jun 30 2016 Brief amici curiae of the Hispanic National Bar Association, et al. filed.
Jun 30 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Center on the Administration of Criminal Law filed.
Jul 13 2016 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, October 11, 2016.
Jul 22 2016 Record requested from the Supreme Court of Colorado.
Aug 19 2016 CIRCULATED.
Aug 29 2016 Brief of respondent Colorado filed. (Distributed)
Sep 6 2016 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)
Sep 6 2016 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Sep 6 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Colorado District Attorneys' Council filed. (Distributed)
Sep 6 2016 Brief amici curiae of Indiana, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 6 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Criminal Justice Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Sep 14 2016 Record received from the Supreme Court of Colorado. 1 Envelope partially SEALED and electronic.
Sep 19 2016 Reply of petitioner Miguel Angel Pena-Rodriguez filed. (Distributed)
Sep 26 2016 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Oct 11 2016 Argued. For petitioner: Jeffrey L. Fisher, Stanford, Cal. For respondent: Frederick R. Yarger, Solicitor General, Denver, Colo.; and Rachel P. Kovner, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Mar 6 2017 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion. Alito, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Roberts, C. J. and Thomas, J., joined.
Apr 7 2017 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Apr 7 2017 MANDATE ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Jeffrey L. Fisher Stanford Law School(650) 724-7081
    Counsel of RecordSupreme Court Litigation Clinic
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA  94305-8610
jlfisher@law.stanford.edu
Party name: Miguel Angel Pena-Rodriguez
Attorneys for Respondent:
Frederick R. Yarger Solicitor General(720) 508-6000
    Counsel of Record Colorado Judicial Center
1300 Broadway, 10th Floor
Denver, CO  80203
fred.yarger@coag.gov
Party name: Colorado
 
Other:
R. Reeves Anderson Arnold & Porter LLP(303) 863-1000
370 Seventeenth Street
Suite 4400
Denver, CO  80202
Reeves.Anderson@aporter.com
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
 
Junis L. Baldon Frost Brown Todd LLC(502) 589-5400
400 West Market Street, 32nd Floor
Louisville, KY  40202-3363
jbaldon@fbtlaw.com
Party name: Professor Cedric Merlin Powell
 
David A. Barrett Boies Schiller & Flexner LLP(212) 446-2300
535 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY  19922
dbarrett@bsfllp
Party name: Center for the Administration of Criminal Law
 
David A. Barrett Boies, Schiller & Flexner, LLP(212) 446-2300
575 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY  10022
dbarrett@bsfllp.com
Party name: Center on the Administration of Criminal Law
 
William S. Consovoy Consovoy McCarthy Park PLLC(703) 243-9423
3033 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, VA  22201
will@consovoymccarthy.com
Party name: Colorado District Attorneys' Council
 
Thomas M. Fisher Solicitor General (317) 232-6255
IGC South, Fifth Floor
302 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN  46204
Tom.Fisher@atg.in.gov
Party name: Indiana, et al.
 
Noel J. Francisco Acting Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States
 
Nancy Gertner 51 Abbottsford Road(617) 851-3812
Brookline, MA  02446
ngertner@law.harvard.edu
Party name: Retired Judges
 
Marc A. Goldman Massey & Gail(202) 652-4511
1325 G Street, NW
Washington, DC  20005
mgoldman@masseygail.com
Party name: Professors of Law
 
Brianne Jenna Gorod Constitutional Accountability Center(202) 296-6889
1200 18th Street, NW
Suite 501
Washington, DC  20036
brianne@theusconstitution.org
Party name: Constitutional Accountability Center
 
Matthew S. Hellman Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6861
1099 New York Ave., N.W
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
mhellman@jenner.com
Party name: National Association of Federal Defenders
 
Peter Karanjia Davis Wright Tremaine LLP(202) 973-4200
1919 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC  20006
peterkaranjia@dwt.com
Party name: the Hispanic National Bar Association, et al.
 
Rachel Peter Kovner 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW (202) 514-8469
Washington, DC  20530
rachel.kovner@usdoj.gov
Party name: United States
 
Gregory J. Kuykendall Director Mexican Capital Legal Assistance(520) 792-8033
Mexican Capital Legal Assistance Program
531 South Convent Avenue
Tucson, AZ  85701
greg@kuykendall-law.com
Party name: The United Mexican States
 
John Paul Schnapper-Casteras NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund(202) 682-1300
1444 I Street NW
Washington, DC  20005
jschnapper@naacpldf.org
Party name: NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.
 
Virginia A. Seitz Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8000
1501 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20005
vseitz@sidley.com
Party name: National Congress of American Indians
 
Kymberlee Claire Stapleton Criminal Justice Legal Foundation916-446-0345
2131 L Street
Sacramento, CA  95816
briefs@cjlf.org
Party name: Criminal Justice Legal Foundation
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