Decided

No. 15-6418

Gregory Welch v. United States

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

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Docket Entries

Record from U.S.D.C. Southern District of Florida has been returned.

JUDGMENT ISSUED

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

Argued. For petitioner: Amir H. Ali, Washington, D. C. For respondent in support of vacatur and remand: Michael R. Dreeben, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below: Helgi C. Walker, Washington, D. C.

Reply of petitioner Gregory Welch filed. (Distributed)

Reply of respondent United States filed. (Distributed)

Motion for divided argument filed by respondent GRANTED.

Motion for divided argument filed by respondent United States.

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

Brief amicus curiae of Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below filed. (Distributed)

Record received from U.S.D.C. Southern Dist. of Florida is electronic and located on PACER with the exception of the SEALED documents received in 1 envelope.

CIRCULATED.

Brief amici curiae of Scholars of Federal Courts and Sentencing filed.

Brief amici curiae of The Federal Public and Community Defenders, and the National Association of Federal Defenders filed.

Brief of petitioner Gregory Welch filed.

Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)

Brief of respondent United States filed.

Record requested from U.S.C.A. 11th Circuit.

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.

SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Amicus curiae briefs in support of the judgment below are due within 7 days after the filing of the brief of Court-appointed amicus curiae.

The joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits shall be filed on or before February 9, 2016.

Respondent's brief on the merits shall be filed on or before February 9, 2016.

The brief of Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below shall be filed on or before March 8, 2016.

Helgi C. Walker, Esq., of Washington, D. C., is invited to brief and argue this case, as amicus curiae, in support of the judgment below. Briefs of other amici curiae in support of affirmance are to be filed within 7 days after the filing of the brief of the Court-appointed amicus curiae.

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

Supplemental brief of petitioner Gregory Welch filed. (Distributed)

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 8, 2016.

Reply of petitioner Gregory Welch filed.

Memorandum of respondent United States filed.

Response Requested . (Due December 7, 2015)

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 13, 2015.

Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.

Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due November 5, 2015)

Parties

Gregory Welch, Petitioner, pro se

Gregory Welch, Petitioner, represented by Amir H. Ali

United States, Respondent, represented by Michael R. Dreeben

United States, Respondent, represented by Donald B. Verrilli Jr.

Amici Curiae

Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below, Amicus Curiae, represented by Helgi C. Walker

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

Scholars of Federal Courts and Sentencing, Amicus Curiae, represented by Eugene Martin Gelernter

The Federal Public and Community Defenders, and the National Association of Federal Defenders, Amicus Curiae, represented by Amy Baron-Evans

 
Last updated: March 27, 2017