Decided

No. 15-606

Miguel Angel Pena-Rodriguez v. Colorado

from the Supreme Court of Colorado

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Docket Entries

JUDGMENT ISSUED.

MANDATE ISSUED.

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

Argued. For petitioner: Jeffrey L. Fisher, Stanford, Cal. For respondent: Frederick R. Yarger, Solicitor General, Denver, Colo.; and Rachel P. Kovner, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)

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

Reply of petitioner Miguel Angel Pena-Rodriguez filed. (Distributed)

Record received from the Supreme Court of Colorado. 1 Envelope partially SEALED and electronic.

Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Criminal Justice Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)

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

Brief amicus curiae of Colorado District Attorneys' Council filed. (Distributed)

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

Brief of respondent Colorado filed. (Distributed)

Record requested from the Supreme Court of Colorado.

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, October 11, 2016.

Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.

Brief amici curiae of the Hispanic National Bar Association, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Center on the Administration of Criminal Law filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Professor Cedric Merlin Powell filed.

Brief amici curiae of Professors of Law filed.

Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Federal Defenders filed.

Brief amici curiae of NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc., et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of The United Mexican States filed.

Brief of petitioner Miguel Angel Pena-Rodriguez filed.

Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)

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

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

The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 29, 2016.

The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including June 23, 2016.

Petition GRANTED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 1, 2016.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 25, 2016.

Reply of petitioner Miguel Angel Pena-Rodriguez filed.

Brief of respondent Colorado in opposition filed.

Brief amici curiae of Retired Judges filed.

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

Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 19, 2016.

Brief amicus curiae of Center on the Administration of Criminal Law filed.

Brief amicus curiae of NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Professors of Law filed.

Response Requested . (Due January 7, 2016)

Brief amicus curiae of National Congress of American Indians filed.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 8, 2016.

Waiver of right of respondent Colorado to respond filed.

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

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

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 10, 2015)

Application (15A265) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until November 12, 2015.

Application (15A265) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 13, 2015 to November 12, 2015, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.

Parties

Miguel Angel Pena-Rodriguez, Petitioner, represented by Jeffrey L. Fisher

Colorado, Respondent, represented by Frederick R. Yarger

Amici Curiae

Center for the Administration of Criminal Law, Amicus Curiae, represented by David A. Barrett

Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, Amicus Curiae, represented by David A. Barrett

Colorado District Attorneys' Council, Amicus Curiae, represented by William S. Consovoy

Constitutional Accountability Center, Amicus Curiae, represented by Brianne Jenna Gorod

Criminal Justice Legal Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Kymberlee Claire Stapleton

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

NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by John Paul Schnapper-Casteras

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Amicus Curiae, represented by R. Reeves Anderson

National Association of Federal Defenders, Amicus Curiae, represented by Matthew S. Hellman

National Congress of American Indians, Amicus Curiae, represented by Virginia A. Seitz

Professor Cedric Merlin Powell, Amicus Curiae, represented by Junis L. Baldon

Professors of Law, Amicus Curiae, represented by Marc A. Goldman

Retired Judges, Amicus Curiae, represented by Nancy Gertner

the Hispanic National Bar Association, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Peter Karanjia

The United Mexican States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Gregory J. Kuykendall

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Noel J. Francisco

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Rachel Peter Kovner

 
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