Denied

No. 18-9832

Patrick H. Murphy v. Bryan Collier, Executive Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, et al.

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

See other cases from the Fifth Circuit.

Docket Entries

Petition DENIED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/1/2019.

Reply of petitioner Patrick Henry Murphy filed.

Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including August 28, 2019.

Motion to extend the time to file a response from July 29, 2019 to August 28, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.

Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due July 29, 2019)

Justice Kavanaugh concurs in grant of application for stay. Justice Alito, with whom Justice Thomas and Justice Gorsuch join, dissents from grant of application for stay. (Detached opinions)

Application (18A985) granted by the Court. The application for a stay of execution of sentence of death presented to JUSTICE ALITO and by him referred to the Court is granted. The State may not carry out Murphy’s execution pending the timely filing and disposition of a petition for a writ of certiorari unless the State permits Murphy’s Buddhist spiritual advisor or another Buddhist reverend of the State’s choosing to accompany Murphy in the execution chamber during the execution. JUSTICE THOMAS and JUSTICE GORSUCH would deny the application for a stay of execution. Justice Kavanaugh, concurring in grant of application for stay. (Detached Opinion)

Application (18A985) referred to the Court.

Motion for leave to file amicus brief and motion for leave to file brief in compliance with Rule 33.2 filed by The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.

Response to application from respondent Bryan Collier, et al. filed.

Application (18A985) for a stay of execution of sentence of death pending the filing and disposition of a petition for a writ of certiorari, submitted to Justice Alito.

Parties

Patrick Henry Murphy, Petitioner, represented by David R. Dow

Bryan Collier, et al., Respondent, represented by Matthew Dennis Ottoway

 
Last updated: November 17, 2019