Decided

No. 15-8049

Duane Edward Buck v. Lorie Davis, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

See other cases from the Fifth Circuit.

Docket Entries

JUDGMENT 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. Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Alito, J., joined.

Argued. For petitioner: Christina A. Swarns, New York, N. Y. For respondent: Scott A. Keller, Solicitor General, Austin, Tex.

Brief amicus curiae of David Boyle filed.

Brief amici curiae of Former Prosecutors filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law filed.

Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.

Brief amicus curiae of National Black Law Students Association filed.

Brief of petitioner Duane Edward Buck filed.

Record requested from U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit.

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

The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 28, 2016.

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, October 5, 2016.

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

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

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 2, 2016.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 26, 2016.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 19, 2016.

Rescheduled.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 12, 2016.

Rescheduled.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 29, 2016.

Rescheduled.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 22, 2016.

Reply of petitioner Duane Edward Buck filed.

Brief of respondent William Stephens, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division in opposition filed.

Brief amici curiae of Mark L. Earley, et al. filed.

Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 21, 2016.

Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due March 7, 2016)

Parties

Duane Edward Buck, Petitioner, represented by Christina A. Swarns

Lorie Davis, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division, Respondent, represented by Fredericka Sargent

Amici Curiae

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

David Boyle, Amicus Curiae, represented by David C. Boyle

Former Prosecutors, Amicus Curiae, represented by Michael J. Gottlieb

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Amicus Curiae, represented by Brian J. Murray

Mark L. Earley, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Clifford M. Sloan

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Hilary Sheard

National Black Law Students Association, Amicus Curiae, represented by Deborah N. Archer

 
Last updated: July 25, 2017