Argued

No. 16-5294

James E. McWilliams v. Jefferson S. Dunn, Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections, et al.

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

See other cases from the Eleventh Circuit.

Docket Entries

Argued. For petitioner: Stephen B. Bright, Atlanta, Ga. (Appointed by this Court.) For respondents: Andrew L. Brasher, Solicitor General, Montgomery, Ala.

Reply of petitioner James E. McWilliams filed. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED.

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

Brief amici curiae of American Psychiatric Association, et al. filed.

Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner GRANTED, and Stephen B. Bright, Esquire, of Atlanta, Georgia, is appointed to serve as counsel for the petitioner in this case.

Brief of petitioner James E. McWilliams filed.

Joint appendix filed.

SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, April 24, 2017

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 3, 2017.

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

Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner James E. McWilliams.

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

Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 13, 2017.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.

Record received from the U.S.D.C. for the Northern District of Alabama (4 boxes).

Record received from the U.S.C.A. 11th Circuit. (1-Box)

Record Requested .

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2016.

Reply of petitioner James E. McWilliams filed.

Brief of respondents Jefferson S. Dunn, Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections, et al. in opposition filed.

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

Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due August 19, 2016)

Application (15A978) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until July 15, 2016.

Application (15A978) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 16, 2016 to July 15, 2016, submitted to Justice Thomas.

Parties

James E. McWilliams, Petitioner, represented by Stephen B. Bright

James E. McWilliams, Petitioner, represented by Mark Aaron Loudon-Brown

Jefferson S. Dunn, Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections, et al., Respondent, represented by Andrew L. Brasher

Jefferson S. Dunn, Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections, et al., Respondent, represented by Henry M. Johnson

Amici Curiae

American Psychiatric Association, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Aaron M. Panner

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by George H. Kendall

 
Last updated: May 30, 2017