No. 17-8151 *** CAPITAL CASE ***
Title:Russell Bucklew, Petitioner
v.
Anne L. Precythe, Director, Missouri Department of Corrections, et al.
Docketed:March 15, 2018
Linked with 17A911
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
   Case Numbers:(17-3052)
   Decision Date:March 6, 2018
   Rehearing Denied:March 15, 2018
  Discretionary Court Decision Date:
Analyst:
Questions Presented

DateProceedings and Orders
Mar 15 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due April 16, 2018)
Motion for Leave to Proceed in Forma PauperisPetitionAppendixCertificate of Word CountProof of Service
Mar 15 2018Application (17A911) for a stay of execution of sentence of death, submitted to Justice Gorsuch.
Main Document
Mar 16 2018Brief of respondents Anne Precythe, et al. in opposition filed.
Main DocumentOtherProof of Service
Mar 19 2018Reply of petitioner Russell Bucklew filed.
Main DocumentCertificate of Word CountProof of Service
Mar 20 2018Application (17A911) referred to the Court.
Mar 20 2018Application (17A911) granted by the Court. The application for stay of execution of sentence of death presented to Justice Gorsuch and by him referred to the Court is granted pending the disposition of the petition for a writ of certiorari. Should the petition for a writ of certiorari be denied, this stay shall terminate automatically. In the event the petition for a writ of certiorari is granted, the stay shall terminate upon the sending down of the judgment of this Court. The Chief Justice, Justice Thomas, Justice Alito, and Justice Gorsuch would deny the application for stay of execution.
Mar 22 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/13/2018.
Apr 06 2018Brief amici curiae of The American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Main DocumentCertificate of Word CountProof of Service
Apr 16 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/20/2018.
Apr 23 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
Apr 30 2018Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED. In addition to the questions presented in the petition, the parties are directed to brief and argue the following Question: Whether petitioner met his burden under Glossip v. Gross, 576 U. S. ____ (2015), to prove what procedures would be used to administer his proposed alternative method of execution, the severity and duration of pain likely to be produced, and how they compare to the State's method of execution.
May 08 2018Motion for an extension of time filed.
Main Document
May 16 2018Motion to extend the time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits granted and the time is extended to and including July 16, 2018.
Jun 26 2018Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Russell Bucklew
Blanket Consent
Jul 06 2018Consent to the filing of amicus briefs received from counsel for Anne Precythe, et al. submitted.
Blanket Consent
Jul 16 2018Brief of Russell Bucklew submitted.
Main DocumentCertificate of Word CountProof of Service
Jul 16 2018Petitioner's Unopposed Motion to File Joint Appendix -- Volume III Under Seal of Russell Bucklew submitted.
Main Document
Jul 16 2018Joint Appendix submitted.
Main DocumentMain Document

NAMEADDRESSPHONE
Attorneys for Petitioner
Robert N. Hochman
    Counsel of Record
Sidley Austin, LLP
One South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60603

rhochman@sidley.com
312-853-2936
Party name: Russell Bucklew
Attorneys for Respondents
D. John Sauer
    Counsel of Record
Office of the Attorney General
Supreme Court Building, 207 West High Street
P.O. Box 899
Jefferson City, MO 65102

john.sauer@ago.mo.gov
573-751-3321
Party name: Anne Precythe, et al.
Michael Joseph SpillanePO Box 899
Jefferson City, MO 65102

mike.spillane@ago.mo.gov
(573) 751-1307
Party name: Anne Precythe, et al.
Other
Cassandra Stubbs
    Counsel of Record
ACLU Capital Punishment Project
201 W. Main Street
Suite 402
Durham, NC 27701

cstubbs@aclu.org
919-688-4605
Party name: The American Civil Liberties Union, et al.
David D. ColeAmerican Civil Liberties Union Foundation
915 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

dcole@aclu.org
212-549-2611
Party name: The American Civil Liberties Union, et al.