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Docket for 15-8049
No. 15-8049     *** CAPITAL CASE ***  
Title:
Duane Edward Buck, Petitioner
v.
Lorie Davis, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division
Docketed:February 4, 2016
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(14-70030)
  Decision Date:August 20, 2015
  Rehearing Denied:November 6, 2015
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Feb 4 2016 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due March 7, 2016)
Mar 2 2016 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 21, 2016.
Mar 7 2016 Brief amici curiae of Mark L. Earley, et al. filed.
Mar 21 2016 Brief of respondent William Stephens, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division in opposition filed.
Apr 4 2016 Reply of petitioner Duane Edward Buck filed.
Apr 7 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 22, 2016.
Apr 15 2016 Rescheduled.
Apr 25 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 29, 2016.
Apr 27 2016 Rescheduled.
May 9 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 12, 2016.
May 11 2016 Rescheduled.
May 16 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 19, 2016.
May 23 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 26, 2016.
May 31 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 2, 2016.
Jun 6 2016 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.
Jun 9 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party from counsel for the respondent.
Jul 13 2016 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, October 5, 2016.
Jul 14 2016 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 28, 2016.
Jul 19 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Jul 22 2016 Record requested from U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit.
Jul 22 2016 Record from U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit is electronic and located on PACER.
Jul 28 2016 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Jul 28 2016 Brief of petitioner Duane Edward Buck filed.
Jul 29 2016 Brief amicus curiae of National Black Law Students Association filed.
Aug 4 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.
Aug 4 2016 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. filed.
Aug 4 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law filed.
Aug 4 2016 Brief amici curiae of Former Prosecutors filed.
Aug 4 2016 Brief amicus curiae of David Boyle filed.
Aug 19 2016 CIRCULATED.
Aug 29 2016 Brief of respondent Lorie Davis, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division filed. (Distributed)
Sep 28 2016 Reply of petitioner Duane Edward Buck filed. (Distributed)
Oct 5 2016 Argued. For petitioner: Christina A. Swarns, New York, N. Y. For respondent: Scott A. Keller, Solicitor General, Austin, Tex.
Feb 22 2017 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Alito, J., joined.
Mar 8 2017 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Christina A. Swarns NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.(212) 965-2267
    Counsel of Record40 Rector Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY  10006
cswarns@naacpldf.org
Party name: Duane Edward Buck
Attorneys for Respondent:
Scott A. Keller Solicitor General(512) 936-1700
    Counsel of Record Office of the Attorney General
P.O. Box 12548 Capitol Station (MC 059)
Austin, TX  78711-2548
scott.keller@oag.texas.gov
Party name: Lorie Davis, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division
 
Fredericka Sargent Assistant Attorney General(512) 936-1400
    Counsel of Record P. O. Box 12548
Capitol Station
Austin, TX  78711-2548
fredericka.sargent@oag.texas.gov
Party name: Lorie Davis, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division
Other:
Deborah N. Archer New York Law School Racial Justice Project(212)-431-2138
185 West Broadway
New York, NY  10013
deborah.archer@nyls.edu
Party name: National Black Law Students Association
 
David C. Boyle P.O. Box 15143 (734)-904-6132
Long Beach, CA  90815
dbo@boyleslaw.org
Party name: David Boyle
 
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
 
Michael J. Gottlieb Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP(202) 237-2727
5301 Wisconsin Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20015
mgottlieb@bsfllp.com
Party name: Former Prosecutors
 
Brian J. Murray Jones Day(312) 782-3939
77 West Wacker
Chicago, IL  60601
bjmurray@jonesday.com
Party name: Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
 
Hilary Sheard Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association(512) 524-1371
7421 Burnet Road, #300-512
Austin, TX  78757-2250
HilarySheard@Hotmail.com
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al.
 
Clifford M. Sloan Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom(202) 371-7000
1440 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cliff.sloan@skadden.com
Party name: Mark L. Earley, et al.
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