Decided

No. 14-8349

Timothy Tyrone Foster v. Bruce Chatman, Warden

from the Supreme Court of Georgia

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Docket Entries

The record from Butts County Superior Court has been returned.

MANDATE ISSUED

JUDGMENT ISSUED

MANDATE ISSUED.

Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Alito, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion.

Argued. For petitioner: Stephen B. Bright, Atlanta, Ga. (Appointed by this Court.) For respondent: Beth A. Burton, Deputy Attorney General, Atlanta, Ga.

Letter from Clerk of Court advising that counsel should be prepared to discuss at oral argument whether certiorari in this case should be directed to the Supreme Court of Georgia or the Superior Court of Butts County, Georgia, and what significance, if any, that determination may have on the Court�s resolution of the case.

Reply of petitioner Timothy Tyrone Foster filed. (Distributed)

Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner GRANTED. and Stephen B. Bright, Esquire, of Atlanta, Georgia, is appointed to serve as counsel for the petitioner in this case.

CIRCULATED

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, November 2, 2015

Brief of respondent Bruce Chatman, Warden filed.

Brief amici curiae of Joseph diGenova, et al. filed.

Brief of petitioner Timothy Tyrone Foster filed.

Joint appendix filed (2 Volumes). (Statement of costs filed)

Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.

The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 24, 2015.

The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including September 8, 2015.

Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner Timothy Tyrone Foster.

Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 21, 2015.

Record received from the Supreme Court of Georgia. The record is electronic.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 14, 2015.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 1, 2015.

Record received from Superior Court of Georgia, Butts County (6 boxes).

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 24, 2015.

Record Requested .

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 17, 2015.

Reply of petitioner Timothy Tyrone Foster filed. (Distributed)

Brief of respondent Bruce Chatman, Warden in opposition filed.

Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due March 9, 2015)

Parties

Timothy Tyrone Foster, Petitioner, represented by Stephen B. Bright

Bruce Chatman, Warden, Respondent, represented by Beth A. Burton

Bruce Chatman, Warden, Respondent, represented by Richard W. Tangum

Amici Curiae

Joseph diGenova, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Paul M. Smith

 
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