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Johnson v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-7120 8th Cir. Nov 5, 2014
Tr.Aud.
TBD TBD TBD OT 2014

Issue: Whether mere possession of a short-barreled shotgun should be treated as a violent felony under the Armed Career Criminal Act.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 28 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due November 29, 2013)
Nov 20 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 30, 2013.
Dec 20 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including January 29, 2014.
Jan 24 2014Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including February 28, 2014.
Feb 28 2014Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Mar 20 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 4, 2014.
Apr 7 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 18, 2014.
Apr 21 2014Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.
May 16 2014The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including June 26, 2014.
May 16 2014The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 18, 2014.
Jun 13 2014Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Samuel James Johnson.
Jun 26 2014Brief of petitioner Samuel James Johnson filed.
Jun 30 2014Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.
Jul 3 2014Brief amici curiae of Gun Owners of America, Inc., et al. filed.
Aug 18 2014Brief of respondent the United States filed.
Aug 25 2014Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed.
Aug 25 2014Brief amici curiae of The Brady Center for Gun Violence, et al. filed.
Sep 4 2014SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, November 5, 2014.
Sep 8 2014Record requested from U.S.C.A. 8th Circuit.
Sep 15 2014Record received from U.S.C.A. 8th Circuit. 1 - Envelope
Sep 17 2014Reply of petitioner Samuel James Johnson filed.
Sep 19 2014CIRCULATED
Nov 5 2014Argued. For petitioner: Katherine M. Menendez, Assistant Federal Defender, Minneapolis, Minn. For respondent: John F. Bash, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.
Jan 9 2015This case is restored to the calendar for reargument. The parties are directed to file supplemental briefs addressing the following question: "Whether the residual clause in the Armed Career Criminal Act of 1984, 18 U. S. C. §924(e)(2)(B)(ii), is unconstitutionally vague." The supplemental brief of petitioner is due on or before Wednesday, February 18, 2015. The supplemental brief of the United States is due on or before Friday, March 20, 2015. The reply brief, if any, is due on or before Friday, April 10, 2015. The time to file amicus curiae briefs is as provided for by Rule 37.3(a). The word limits and cover colors for the briefs should correspond to the provisions of Rule 33.1(g) pertaining to briefs on the merits rather than to the provision pertaining to supplemental briefs. The case will be set for oral argument during the April 2015 argument session.
 
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