|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|12-223||1st Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2012|
Issue: Whether, after initiating a custody request for a state prisoner under the Interstate Agreement on Detainers Act, 18 U.S.C. app. 2, the federal government may nullify the state’s exercise of its statutory right to disallow that custody request by resort to a writ of habeas corpus ad prosequendum.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 26 2012||Application (12A107) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 5, 2012 to August 21, 2012, submitted to Justice Breyer.|
|Jul 30 2012||Application (12A107) granted by Justice Breyer extending the time to file until August 21, 2012.|
|Aug 21 2012||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 20, 2012)|
|Sep 5 2012||Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.|
|Sep 12 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 5, 2012.|
|Sep 17 2012||Response Requested . (Due October 17, 2012)|
|Sep 21 2012||Brief amici curiae of National Governors Association, et al. filed.|
|Sep 25 2012||Brief amici curiae of Rhode Island ACLU, et al. filed. VIDED.|
|Sep 26 2012||Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed. VIDED.|
|Oct 11 2012||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 16, 2012.|
|Oct 12 2012||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Extradition Officials filed. VIDED.|
|Oct 17 2012||Brief amici curiae of New Mexico, et al. filed.|
|Nov 1 2012||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including November 30, 2012.|
|Nov 30 2012||Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed. VIDED.|
|Dec 12 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 4, 2013.|
|Dec 12 2012||Reply of petitioner Lincoln D. Chafee, Governor of Rhode Island filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 7 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 11, 2013.|
|Jan 14 2013||Petition DENIED.|
The Senate has advanced Biden's nomination of Elizabeth Prelogar to be solicitor general, the top lawyer who represents the administration at the Supreme Court.
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