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Shoop v. Twyford

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-511 6th Cir. Apr 26, 2022
TBD TBD TBD OT 2021

Issues: (1) Whether federal courts may use the All Writs Act to order the transportation of state prisoners for reasons not enumerated in 28 U.S.C. § 2241(c); and (2) whether, before a court grants an order allowing a habeas petitioner to develop new evidence, it must determine whether the evidence could aid the petitioner in proving his entitlement to habeas relief, and whether the evidence may permissibly be considered by a habeas court.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 04 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 5, 2021)
Oct 27 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 5, 2021 to December 6, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 28 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 6, 2021.
Nov 05 2021Brief amici curiae of Utah and 14 Other States filed.
Dec 06 2021Brief of respondent Raymond Twyford in opposition filed.
Dec 06 2021Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Raymond Twyford.
Dec 08 2021Reply of petitioner Tim Shoop, Warden filed.
Dec 08 2021Waiver of the 14-day waiting period under 15.5 filed.
Dec 15 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/7/2022.
Jan 10 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/14/2022.
Jan 14 2022Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Jan 14 2022Petition GRANTED.
Jan 21 2022Joint motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed.
Feb 22 2022Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.
Feb 25 2022Brief of petitioner Tim Shoop filed.
Mar 04 2022Brief amici curiae of State of Utah and 20 Other States filed.
Mar 07 2022Brief amicus curiae of United States in support of neither party filed.
Mar 15 2022ARGUMENT SET FOR Tuesday, April 26, 2022.
Mar 16 2022Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 6th Circuit.
Mar 16 2022Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae, for divided argument, and for enlargement of time for oral argument filed.
Mar 16 2022Opposition to motion of the Solicitor General filed by petitioner Tim Shoop.
Mar 16 2022The record from the U.S.C.A. 6th Circuit is electronic and located on PACER. Also available are documents that has been electronically filed.
Mar 19 2022Motion to appoint counsel filed by respondent Raymond Twyford.
Mar 23 2022CIRCULATED
Mar 28 2022Brief of respondent Raymond Twyford filed. (Distributed)
Apr 01 2022Brief amici curiae of 18 Former Federal Judges filed. (Distributed)
Apr 04 2022Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association filed. (Distributed)
Apr 04 2022Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed. (Distributed)
Apr 04 2022Brief amicus curiae of Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Law, Brain & Behavior filed. (Distributed)
Apr 05 2022Reply of petitioner Tim Shoop filed. (Distributed)
Apr 06 2022Motion to appoint counsel DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/22/2022.
Apr 14 2022Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae, for divided argument, and for enlargement of time for oral argument is GRANTED IN PART, and the time is allotted as follows: 30 minutes for petitioner, 15 minutes for the Solicitor General, and 25 minutes for respondent.
Apr 25 2022Motion to appoint counsel filed by respondent GRANTED, and Michael J. Benza, Esq., of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, is appointed to serve as counsel for respondent in this case.
Apr 26 2022Argued. For petitioner: Benjamin M. Flowers, Solicitor General, Columbus, Ohio. For United States, as amicus curiae: Nicole F. Reaves, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondent: David A. O'Neil, Washington, D. C.