Decided

No. 20-7622

Merle Denezpi v. United States

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

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Docket Entries

JUDGMENT ISSUED

Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Barrett, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Thomas, Breyer, Alito, and Kavanaugh, JJ., joined. Gorsuch, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Sotomayor and Kagan, JJ., joined as to Parts I and III.

Letter of the Solicitor General correcting a statement made by counsel for the government at oral argument filed. (Distributed)

Argued. For petitioner: Michael B. Kimberly, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Erica L. Ross, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.

Reply of petitioner Merle Denezpi filed. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED

Brief amici curiae of Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of States of Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada, and Utah filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Federal Indian Law Scholars and Historians filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Former United States Attorneys John C. Anderson, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of National Indigenous Women's Resource Center and the National Congress of American Indians filed. (Distributed)

Brief of respondent United States filed.

Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 10th Circuit.

ARGUMENT SET FOR Tuesday, February 22, 2022.

Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.

Joint appendix filed (statement of cost filed.)

Brief of petitioner Merle Denezpi filed.

Joint motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including December 7, 2021. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including January 11, 2022.

Joint motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.

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

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/15/2021.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/8/2021.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.

Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/23/2021.

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 April 30, 2021)

Parties

Merle Denezpi, Petitioner, represented by Michael B. Kimberly

Merle Denezpi, Petitioner, represented by Theresa M. Duncan

Amici Curiae

Federal Indian Law Scholars and Historians, Amicus Curiae, represented by Ian Heath Gershengorn

Former United States Attorneys John C. Anderson, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Robert Trent Shores

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Amicus Curiae, represented by Keith James Hilzendeger

National Indigenous Women's Resource Center and the National Congress of American Indians, Amicus Curiae, represented by Mary Kathryn Nagle

States of Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada, and Utah, Amicus Curiae, represented by Eric Reuel Olson

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jennifer H. Weddle

 
Last updated: October 6, 2022