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Docket for 15-8544
No. 15-8544
Title:
Travis Beckles, Petitioner
v.
United States
Docketed:March 14, 2016
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(13-13569)
  Decision Date:September 29, 2015
  Rehearing Denied:February 11, 2016
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Mar 9 2016 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due April 13, 2016)
Apr 7 2016 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 13, 2016.
May 10 2016 Letter dated May 6, 2016, received from counsel for petitioner waiving the 14-day waiting period for the filing of a reply brief pursuant to Rule 15.5.
May 13 2016 Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
May 18 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 2, 2016.
May 23 2016 Reply of petitioner Travis Beckles filed. (Distributed)
Jun 6 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 9, 2016.
Jun 8 2016 Supplemental brief of petitioner Travis Beckles filed. (Distributed)
Jun 13 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 16, 2016.
Jun 20 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 23, 2016.
Jun 27 2016 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion and this petition.
Aug 11 2016 Adam K. Mortara, Esquire, of Chicago, Illinois, is invited to brief and argue this case, as amicus curiae, in support of the judgment below on Question 2 presented by the petition. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this order.
Aug 11 2016 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Aug 11 2016 Brief of petitioner Travis Beckles filed.
Aug 16 2016 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including September 19, 2016.
Aug 16 2016 The time to file the brief of Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below on Question 2 presented by the petition is extended to and including October 21, 2016.
Aug 16 2016 Briefs of other amici curiae in support of the judgment below on Question 2 presented by the petition are to be filed on or before October 28, 2016.
Aug 18 2016 Brief amici curiae of Federal Public and Community Defenders, and the National Association of Federal Defenders filed.
Aug 18 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Scholars of Criminal Law, Federal Courts, and Sentencing filed.
Sep 19 2016 Brief of respondent United States filed.
Oct 20 2016 Motion for enlargement of time for oral argument and for divided argument filed by respondent United States.
Oct 21 2016 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, November 28, 2016
Oct 21 2016 Brief of Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below on Question 2 filed.
Oct 26 2016 CIRCULATED.
Nov 1 2016 Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 11th Circuit.
Nov 14 2016 Motion for additional time to argue by respondent GRANTED. and the time is divided as follows: 25 minutes for petitioner, 25 minutes for respondent, and 15 minutes for the Court-appointed amicus curiae. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
Nov 15 2016 Record received from the U.S.D.C. Southern District of Florida 1 Envelope. Also received from the Southern District of Florida are SEALED documents, these records are electronic.
Nov 17 2016 Reply of petitioner Travis Beckles filed. (Distributed)
Nov 21 2016 Reply of respondent United States filed. (Distributed)
Nov 28 2016 Argued. For petitioner: Janice L. Bergmann, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For respondent: Michael R. Dreeben, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For Court-appointed amicus curiae: Adam K. Mortara, Chicago, Ill. (Appointed by this Court.)
Mar 6 2017 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Thomas, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Breyer, and Alito, JJ., joined. Kennedy, J., filed a concurring opinion. Ginsburg, J., and Sotomayor, J., filed opinions concurring in the judgment. Kagan, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.
Apr 7 2017 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Janice L. Bergmann Asst. Federal Public Defender(954) 356-7436
    Counsel of Record One East Broward Boulevard
Suite 1100
Fort Lauderdale, FL  33301-1100
Janice_Bergmann@fd.org
Party name: Travis Beckles
Attorneys for Respondent:
Noel J. Francisco 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
 
Adam K. Mortara Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP(312) 494-4400
    Counsel of Record54 W. Hubbard St., Suite 300
Chicago, IL  60654
adam.mortara@bartlit-beck.com
Party name: Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below on Question 2
 
Michael R. Dreeben Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
michael.r.dreeben@usdoj.gov
Party name: United States
Other:
Amy Baron-Evans National Sentencing Resource Counsel(617) 391-2253
51 Sleeper Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA  02210
abaronevans@gmail.com
Party name: Federal Public and Community Defenders, and the National Association of Federal Defenders
 
Carissa Hessick 160 Ridge Road, CB #3380(919) 962-4129
Chapel Hill, NC  27599
chessick@email.unc.edu
Party name: Scholars of Criminal Law, Federal Courts, and Sentencing
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