Decided

No. 14-452

Kansas v. Sidney J. Gleason

from the Supreme Court of Kansas

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Docket Entries

Mandate Issued

Judgment Issued

Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Scalia, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Sotomayor, J., filed a dissenting opinion. (Opinion also for Nos. 14-449 & 14-450)

Argued (Burden Question). For petitioner: Derek L. Schmidt, Attorney General, Topeka, Kan. For respondent in 14-452 & 14-449: Jeffrey T. Green, Washington, D. C. For respondent in 14-450: Neal K. Katyal, Washington, D. C. VIDED

Letter from counsel for petitioner filed. (Distributed)

Record received from the Supreme Court of Kansas. (1 Box). part of the record is electronic.

Reply of petitioner Kansas (on mitigation instruction question arguments of respondent Gleason, and respondents in 14-449 & 14-450) filed. (Distributed)

Record requested from the Supreme Court of Kansas.

CIRCULATED.

Brief of respondent Sidney J. Gleason filed.

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, October 7, 2015.

Upon consideration of the joint motion of respondents for scheduling of argument and for divided argument, and of the motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument in Nos. 14- 449 and 14-450, the following allocation of oral argument time is adopted. A total of one hour is allocated for oral argument in No. 14-452, and on Question 1 in Nos. 14-449 and 14-450, to be divided as follows: 30 minutes for petitioner, 20 minutes for respondents Jonathan D. Carr and Sidney J. Gleason, and 10 minutes for respondent Reginald D. Carr. A total of one hour is allocated for oral argument on Question 2 in Nos. 14-449 and 14-450, to be divided as follows: 20 minutes for petitioner, 10 minutes for the Solicitor General, 20 minutes for respondent Reginald D. Carr, and 10 minutes for respondent Jonathan D. Carr. VIDED

Motion for scheduling of argument and for divided argument filed by respondents in Nos. 14-449, 14-450 & 14-452 GRANTED. VIDED

Motion for scheduling of argument and for divided argument filed by respondents in Nos. 14-449, 14-450 & 14-452. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Criminal Justice Legal Foundation, et al. VIDED (See 14-449 & 14-450) filed.

Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.

Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)

Brief of petitioner Kansas filed.

The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including June 8, 2015.

The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 3, 2015.

Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party recieved from counsel for the petitioner.

Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.

Petition GRANTED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 27, 2015.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 20, 2015.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 6, 2015.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 27, 2015.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 20, 2015.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 23, 2015.

Reply of petitioner Kansas filed.

Brief of respondent Sidney J. Gleason in opposition filed.

Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Sidney J. Gleason.

Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 19, 2014.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 19, 2014)

Parties

Kansas, Petitioner, represented by Stephen R. McAllister

Kansas, Petitioner, represented by Derek L. Schmidt

Sidney J. Gleason, Respondent, represented by Sarah E. Johnson

Sidney J. Gleason, Respondent, represented by Jeffrey T. Green

Amici Curiae

Criminal Justice Legal Foundation, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Kent S. Scheidegger

 
Last updated: March 27, 2017