Argued

No. 17-8151

Russell Bucklew v. Anne L. Precythe, Director, Missouri Department of Corrections, et al.

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

See other cases from the Eighth Circuit.

Docket Entries

Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner GRANTED. and Cheryl A. Pilate, Esquire, of Kansas City, Missouri, is appointed to serve as counsel for the petitioner in this case.

Argued. For petitioner: Robert Hochman, Chicago, Ill. For respondents: D. John Sauer, State Solicitor, Jefferson City, Mo.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/16/2018.

Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner Russell Bucklew.

Motion to file Volume III of the joint appendix under seal with redacted copy of transcript for public record GRANTED.

Record received from the U.S.C.A. 8th Circuit. The record is complete. (1 Box).

Reply of petitioner Russell Bucklew filed. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED

Opposition of respondent to lodging proposal of petitioner filed. (Distributed)

Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 8th Circuit.

Lodging proposal of petitioner filed. (Distributed)

Brief of respondent Anne Precythe, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Megan McCracken and Jennifer Moreno filed.

Brief amici curiae of Scholars and Academics of Constitutional Law filed.

Brief amicus curiae of American Medical Association in support of neither party filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Former Judges and Prosecutors filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Pharmacy, Medicine, and Health Policy Experts filed.

Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Russell Bucklew

Motion to extend the time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits granted and the time is extended to and including July 16, 2018.

Motion for an extension of time filed.

Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED. In addition to the questions presented in the petition, the parties are directed to brief and argue the following Question: Whether petitioner met his burden under Glossip v. Gross, 576 U. S. ____ (2015), to prove what procedures would be used to administer his proposed alternative method of execution, the severity and duration of pain likely to be produced, and how they compare to the State's method of execution.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/20/2018.

Brief amici curiae of The American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed. (Distributed)

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/13/2018.

Application (17A911) granted by the Court. The application for stay of execution of sentence of death presented to Justice Gorsuch and by him referred to the Court is granted pending the disposition of the petition for a writ of certiorari. Should the petition for a writ of certiorari be denied, this stay shall terminate automatically. In the event the petition for a writ of certiorari is granted, the stay shall terminate upon the sending down of the judgment of this Court. The Chief Justice, Justice Thomas, Justice Alito, and Justice Gorsuch would deny the application for stay of execution.

Application (17A911) referred to the Court.

Reply of petitioner Russell Bucklew filed.

Brief of respondents Anne Precythe, et al. in opposition filed.

Application (17A911) for a stay of execution of sentence of death, submitted to Justice Gorsuch.

Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due April 16, 2018)

Parties

Russell Bucklew, Petitioner, represented by Robert N. Hochman

Anne Precythe, et al., Respondent, represented by Michael Joseph Spillane

Amici Curiae

American Medical Association, Amicus Curiae, represented by Leonard A. Nelson

Association for Accessible Medicines, Amicus Curiae, represented by Brian Timothy Burgess

Former Corrections Officials, Amicus Curiae, represented by Tejinder Singh

Former Judges and Prosecutors, Amicus Curiae, represented by John Robert Mills

Megan McCracken and Jennifer Moreno, Amicus Curiae, represented by Ginger D. Anders

Pharmacy, Medicine, and Health Policy Experts, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jessica Lynn Ellsworth

Scholars and Academics of Constitutional Law, Amicus Curiae, represented by Bruce H. Schneider

The American Civil Liberties Union, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by David D. Cole

The American Civil Liberties Union, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Cassandra Stubbs

 
Last updated: December 10, 2018