Decided

No. 14-1457

Brandon Thomas Betterman v. Montana

from the Supreme Court of Montana

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Docket Entries

Records from Supreme Court of Montana has been returned.

MANDATE ISSUED

JUDGMENT ISSUED

Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. Thomas, J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Alito, J., joined. Sotomayor, J., filed a concurring opinion.

Argued. For petitioner: Fred A. Rowley, Jr., Los Angeles, Cal. For respondent: Dale Schowengerdt, Solicitor General, Helena, Mont.; and Ginger D. Anders, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)

Reply of petitioner Brandon Thomas Betterman filed. (Distributed)

Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.

Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.

Brief amici curiae of Indiana, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED.

Brief of respondent Montana filed.

Record received from U.S.D.C. Montana Second Judicial District. (1 Envelope)

Record received from the Supreme Court of Montana. (1 Envelope)

SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, March 28, 2016

Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.

Brief of petitioner Brandon Thomas Betterman filed.

Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)

Petition GRANTED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 4, 2015.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 24, 2015.

Reply of petitioner Brandon Thomas Betterman filed.

Brief of respondent Montana in opposition filed.

Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 16, 2015.

Response Requested . (Due September 16, 2015)

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.

Waiver of right of respondent Montana to respond filed.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 13, 2015)

Application (14A1084) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until June 10, 2015.

Application (14A1084) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 11, 2015 to June 10, 2015, submitted to Justice Kennedy.

Parties

Brandon Thomas Betterman, Petitioner, represented by Fred A. Rowley Jr.

Montana, Respondent, represented by Jonathan M. Krauss

Montana, Respondent, represented by Dale Michael Schowengerdt

Amici Curiae

Indiana, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Thomas M. Fisher

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Amicus Curiae, represented by Mark Haddad

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Ginger D. Anders

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Donald B. Verrilli Jr.

 
Last updated: March 27, 2017