|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|12-609||Kan.||Oct 16, 2013||Dec 11, 2013||9-0||Sotomayor||OT 2013|
Holding: When a defense expert who has examined the defendant testifies that the defendant lacked the requisite mental state to commit a crime, the prosecution may offer evidence from a court-ordered psychological examination for the limited purpose of rebutting the defendant's evidence.
Judgment: Vacated and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Sotomayor on December 11, 2013.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Nov 13 2012||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 17, 2012)|
|Dec 4 2012||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 16, 2013.|
|Jan 11 2013||Brief of respondent Scott D. Cheever in opposition filed.|
|Jan 11 2013||Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Scott D. Cheever.|
|Jan 23 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 15, 2013.|
|Jan 23 2013||Reply of petitioner Kansas filed. (Distributed)|
|Feb 19 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 22, 2013.|
|Feb 25 2013||Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.|
|Feb 25 2013||Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.|
|Mar 25 2013||The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including May 13, 2013.|
|Mar 25 2013||The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 22, 2013.|
|Apr 2 2013||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.|
|Apr 3 2013||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.|
|May 13 2013||Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)|
|May 13 2013||Brief of petitioner Kansas filed.|
|May 17 2013||Brief amici curiae of National District Attorneys Association, et al. filed.|
|May 20 2013||Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed.|
|May 20 2013||Brief amici curiae of California, et al. filed.|
|May 20 2013||Brief amicus curiae of Criminal Justice Legal Foundation filed.|
|May 23 2013||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.|
|Jul 22 2013||CIRCULATED.|
|Jul 22 2013||Brief of respondent Scott D. Cheever filed. (Distributed)|
|Jul 23 2013||SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, October 16, 2013.|
|Jul 29 2013||Brief amicus curiae of Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law filed. (Distributed)|
|Jul 29 2013||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed. (Distributed)|
|Jul 29 2013||Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Aug 21 2013||Reply of petitioner Kansas filed. (Distributed)|
|Aug 22 2013||Record received from District Court of Supreme Court of Kansas - 3 boxes.|
|Aug 30 2013||Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.|
|Oct 16 2013||Argued. For petitioner: Derek Schmidt, Attorney General, Topeka, Kan.; and Nicole A. Saharsky, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Neal Katyal, Washington, D. C.|
|Dec 11 2013||Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|Jan 13 2014||MANDATE ISSUED.|
|Jan 15 2014||Record from Supreme Court of Kansas has been returned.|
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