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Pleau v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on January 14, 2013

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-230 1st Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys work for or contribute to this blog in various capacities, serves as counsel to the petitioner in this case.

Issue: Whether, when the United States has invoked the Interstate Agreement on Detainers Act and seeks temporary custody of a state prisoner by means of a writ of habeas corpus ad prosequendum, the governor of the sending state – pursuant to the plain language of the Agreement – may disapprove that request.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 25 2012Application (12A108) 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 27 2012Application (12A108) granted by Justice Breyer extending the time to file until August 21, 2012.
Aug 21 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 21, 2012)
Sep 5 2012Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Sep 7 2012Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Sep 12 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 5, 2012.
Sep 17 2012Response Requested . (Due October 17, 2012)
Sep 25 2012Brief amici curiae of Rhode Island ACLU, et al. filed. VIDED.
Sep 26 2012Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed. VIDED.
Oct 11 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 16, 2012.
Oct 12 2012Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Extradition Officials filed. VIDED.
Nov 1 2012Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including November 30, 2012.
Nov 30 2012Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed. VIDED.
Dec 12 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 4, 2013.
Dec 12 2012Reply of petitioner Jason Wayne Pleau filed. (Distributed)
Jan 7 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 11, 2013.
Jan 14 2013Petition DENIED.