Decided

No. 15-1194

Lester Gerard Packingham v. North Carolina

from the Supreme Court of North Carolina

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Docket Entries

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

Argued. For petitioner: David T. Goldberg, Stanford, Cal. For respondent: Robert C. Montgomery, Senior Deputy Attorney General, Raleigh, N. C.

Reply of petitioner Lester Gerard Packingham filed. (Distributed)

Record received from the Supreme Court of North Carolina and North Carolina Court of Appeals. The record is electronic.

Brief amici curiae of Council of State Governments, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Stop Child Predators, and Shared Hope International filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of State of Louisiana,and Twelve Other States filed. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED.

Brief of respondent North Carolina filed. (Distributed)

Record requested from the Supreme Court of North Carolina

Brief amici curiae of Electronic Frontier Foundation, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, et al. filed.

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, February 27, 2017.

Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed.

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

Brief amici curiae of Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and the Thomas Jefferson Center for Protection of Free Expression filed.

Brief of petitioner Lester Gerard Packingham filed.

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

The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including December 15, 2016.

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

Petition GRANTED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 28, 2016.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 14, 2016.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 7, 2016.

Reply of petitioner Lester Gerard Packingham filed. (Distributed)

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.

Brief of respondent North Carolina in opposition filed.

Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 30, 2016.

Response Requested . (Due May 31, 2016)

Brief amici curiae of Profs. Ashutosh Bhagwat, et al. filed. (Distributed)

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 12, 2016.

Waiver of right of respondent North Carolina to respond filed.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 22, 2016)

Application (15A757) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until March 21, 2016.

Application (15A757) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 4, 2016 to March 21, 2016, submitted to The Chief Justice.

Parties

Lester Gerard Packingham, Petitioner, represented by David T. Goldberg

Lester Gerard Packingham, Petitioner, represented by G. Glenn Gerding

North Carolina, Respondent, represented by Robert C. Montgomery

North Carolina, Respondent, represented by Anne Murray Middleton

Amici Curiae

Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by John J. Korzen

Cato Institute, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Mark C. Fleming

Council of State Governments, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by John C. Neiman Jr.

Electronic Frontier Foundation, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Jonathan Sherman

Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Marc Rotenberg

Profs. Ashutosh Bhagwat, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Eugene Volokh

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and the Thomas Jefferson Center for Protection of Free Expression, Amicus Curiae, represented by Bruce D. Brown

State of Louisiana and Twelve Other States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Colin A. Clark

Stop Child Predators, and Shared Hope International, Amicus Curiae, represented by Melissa Arbus Sherry

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jonathan D. Hacker

 
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