Decided

No. 15-1031

John Howell v. Sandra Howell

from the Supreme Court of Arizona

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Docket Entries

Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Ginsburg, Alito, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment. Gorsuch, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.

Argued. For petitioner: Adam G. Unikowsky, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Charles W. Wirken, Phoenix, Ariz.; and Ilana H. Eisenstein, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)

Reply of petitioner John Howell filed. (Distributed)

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

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

Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED.

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

Brief of respondent Sandra Howell filed.

Record requested from the Supreme Court of Arizona.

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, March 20, 2017

Brief amici curiae of Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Operation Firing for Effect filed.

Brief of petitioner John Howell filed.

Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.

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

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

Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner John Howell.

Petition GRANTED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 2, 2016.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2016.

Supplemental brief of petitioner John Howell filed.

Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.

The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 15, 2016.

Reply of petitioner John Howell filed.

Brief of respondent Sandra Howell in opposition filed.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 17, 2016)

Parties

John Howell, Petitioner, represented by Adam G. Unikowsky

Amici Curiae

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Ilana Hope Eisenstein

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jeffrey B. Wall

Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Operation Firing for Effect, Amicus Curiae, represented by Carson J. Tucker

 
Last updated: May 24, 2017