TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2010
APPEALS -- SUMMARY DISPOSITION
09-416 SCHWARZENEGGER, GOV. OF CA V. PLATA, MARCIANO, ET AL. with
09-553 CA STATE REPUBLICAN LEGISLATOR V. PLATA, MARCIANO, ET AL.
The appeals are dismissed for want of jurisdiction.
The Court takes note that a further order has been entered
in this case, but that order is not the subject of these
appeals. It is also noted that the district court has
stayed its further order pending review by this Court.
CERTIORARI -- SUMMARY DISPOSITIONS
07-1483 PATRICK, WARDEN V. SMITH, SHIRLEY R.
The motion of respondent for leave to proceed in forma
pauperis is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is
granted. The judgment is vacated, and the case is remanded to
the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit for
further consideration in light of McDaniel v. Brown, 558 U.S.
___ (2010).
08-652 BEARD, SEC., PA DOC, ET AL. V. ABU-JAMAL, MUMIA
The motion of respondent for leave to proceed in forma
pauperis is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari
is granted. The judgment is vacated, and the case is remanded
to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
for further consideration in light of Smith v. Spisak,
558 U.S. ___ (2010).
08-7757 WATTS, DARIAN A. V. UNITED STATES
The motion of petitioner for leave to proceed in forma
pauperis and the petition for a writ of certiorari are granted.
The judgment is vacated and the case is remanded to the United
States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit for further
consideration in light of the position asserted by the Solicitor
General in her brief for the United States filed on May 8, 2009.
09-122 HUNTER, DEMARICK V. UNITED STATES
The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. The
judgment is vacated, and the case is remanded to the United
States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit for further
consideration in light of the position asserted by the Solicitor
General in her brief for the United States filed on November 25,
2009.
09-5370 VAZQUEZ, CARLOS V. UNITED STATES
The motion of petitioner for leave to proceed in forma
pauperis and the petition for a writ of certiorari are granted.
The judgment is vacated and the case is remanded to the United
States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit for further
consideration in light of the position asserted by the Solicitor
General in her brief for the United States filed November 16,
2009.
09-5995 JOHNSON, BRUCE A. V. UNITED STATES
The motion of petitioner for leave to proceed in forma
pauperis and the petition for a writ of certiorari are granted.
The judgment is vacated and the case is remanded to the United
States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit for further
consideration in light of Abuelhawa v. United States, 556 U.S.
___ (2009).
09-7408 LINTON, PRINCE V. UNITED STATES
The motion of petitioner for leave to proceed in forma
pauperis and the petition for a writ of certiorari are granted.
The judgment is vacated and the case is remanded to the United
States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit for further
consideration in light of United States v. Booker, 543 U.S. 220
(2005).
ORDERS IN PENDING CASES
09A541 NORTON, SALLY V. FANNIE MAE
The application for stay addressed to Justice Sotomayor and
referred to the Court is denied.
09M63 KASTNER, KRISTOFER T. V. MARTIN & DROUGHT, INC., ET AL.
09M64 COOLEY, KIM J. V. ST. BERNARD PARISH, ET AL.
The motions to direct the Clerk to file petitions for writs
of certiorari out of time are denied.
1, ORIG. WISCONSIN, ET AL. V. ILLINOIS, ET AL. with
2, ORIG. MICHIGAN V. ILLINOIS, ET AL.
3, ORIG. NEW YORK V. ILLINOIS, ET AL.
The motion of Michigan for preliminary injunction
08-1234 KIYEMBA, JAMAL, ET AL. V. OBAMA, PRESIDENT OF U.S., ET AL.
The motion of petitioners for leave to proceed in
forma pauperis is granted.
09-338 RENICO, WARDEN V. LETT, REGINALD
The motion of respondent for appointment of counsel is
granted. Marla R. McCowan, of Detroit, Michigan, is
appointed to serve as counsel for the respondent in this case.
09-529 VOPA V. REINHARD, JAMES S., ET AL.
The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this
case expressing the views of the United States.
09-6554 PLUMMER, WILLIAM P. V. CALIFORNIA
09-6764 ROYSE, JOHN A. V. CORNING GLASS WORKS, INC.
09-6888 BEAVER, STEVEN E. V. McNEIL, SEC., FL DOC
09-6916 HOWARD, GREGORY T. V. SUPREME COURT OF OH, ET AL.
The motions of petitioners for reconsideration of orders
denying leave to proceed in forma pauperis are denied.
09-7550 JONES, DONALD G. V. LIBERTY BANK AND TRUST, ET AL.
The motions of petitioners for leave to proceed in forma
pauperis are denied. Petitioners are allowed until February 9,
2010, within which to pay the docketing fees required by Rule
38(a) and to submit petitions in compliance with Rule 33.1 of
the Rules of this Court.
09-7565 CORINES, PETER J. V. KILLIAN, WARDEN
The motions of petitioners for leave to proceed in forma
pauperis are denied. Petitioners are allowed until February 9,
2010, within which to pay the docketing fees required by Rule
38(a) and to submit petitions in compliance with Rule 33.1 of
the Rules of this Court. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the
consideration or decision of these motions.
CERTIORARI DENIED
08-11060 FERGUSON, FRANK L. V. WEST VIRGINIA
09-197 KIMCO OF EVANSVILLE, ET AL. V. INDIANA
09-224 NICKELS, STANLEY R. V. GRAND TRUNK WESTERN RR, INC.
09-294 UNUS, AYSHA N., ET AL. V. KANE, DAVID, ET AL.
09-302 MASARIK, DANIEL V. UNITED STATES
09-310 WILLIAMS, LARRY A. V. UNITED STATES
09-314 VIRGINIA BEACH, VA V. TANNER, BRADLEY, ET AL.
09-325 ARONOV, ALEXANDRE V. NAPOLITANO, SEC. OF HOMELAND
09-343 EDISON ELECTRIC INST., ET AL. V. PIEDMONT ENVIRONMENTAL, ET AL.
09-379 ALLMOND, WILBUR V. AKAL SECURITY, INC., ET AL.
09-385 BAKERY MACHINERY & FABRICATIONS V. TRADITIONAL BAKING, INC.
09-395 RICCI, ASSOC. ADM'R, NJ, ET AL. V. KAMIENSKI, PAUL
09-412 SMC CORP., ET AL. V. NORGREN, INC., ET AL.
09-439 QSI HOLDINGS, INC., ET AL. V. ALFORD, DENNIS E., ET AL.
09-447 HECKER, DENNIS, ET AL. V. DEERE & CO.
09-518 BULLOCK, ANDREW J. V. KLEIN, ARTHUR S., ET AL.
09-549 UNITED STATES, ET AL. V. SMITH, BYRON
09-550 FESSLER, JOSEPH, ET UX. V. KIRK SAUER DEVELOPMENT, ET AL.
09-555 ASHABRANNER, TERRY V. GOODMAN, JEANETTE with
09-574 GOODMAN, JEANETTE V. HARRIS COUNTY, TX, ET AL.
09-556 SCHREINER, BRIAN V. EWING, KRISTI, ET AL.
09-558 RATCLIFF, ELIJAH W. V. TEXAS
09-561 PARKHURST, ROSS, ET UX. V. TABOR, STEPHEN, ET AL.
09-565 BASON, LANISE V. YUKINS, WARDEN
09-568 MAREMONT CORPORATION V. ST. JOHN, FLORENCE D.
09-575 ENGLISH-SPEAKING UNION V. JOHNSON, JAMES, ET AL.
09-577 HALE, MARY, ET AL. V. BEXAR COUNTY, TX
09-585 HARVEST INSTITUTE, ET AL. V. UNITED STATES
09-586 CLAPP O'CALLAGHAN, ALISON E. V. GUARDIANSHIP OF THORA M. MOULTON
09-588 GOLDEN, ROBERTA A. V. HOUSMAN, CHARLES H., ET AL.
09-595 CIPTANAGARA, CHAYADIPURNAMA V. HOLDER, ATT'Y GEN.
09-598 MACDERMID, DONALD H. V. DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES
09-603 DELAWARE COUNTY, PA, ET AL. V. FAA, ET AL. with
09-607 ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY, ET AL. V. FAA, ET AL.
09-618 JIMINEZ, MIGUEL V. VAUGHAN, WARDEN
09-633 CIMINI, MARK V. SMITH, MARILYN R., ET AL.
09-635 SHINNECOCK SMOKE SHOP V. KAPPOS, DIR., PATENT & TRADEMARK
09-646 CARNIVAL CORP. V. THOMAS, PULIYURUMPIL M.
09-649 KONOP, ROBERT C. V. HAWAIIAN AIRLINES, INC.
09-651 HIRMER, CLAUDIA C., ET AL. V. UNITED STATES
09-653 GEARING, THOMAS J. V. CALIFORNIA
09-655 WADE, STANLEY L. V. UNITED STATES
09-691 EPIS, BRYAN J. V. UNITED STATES
09-692 OLIS, JAMIE V. UNITED STATES
09-5202 BOOKER, ANTHONY T. V. MISSISSIPPI
09-5455 GILES, DALE V. UNITED STATES
09-6167 PATTERSON, CLEO V. UNITED STATES
09-6179 AGUILERA-MEZA, EUSEBIO V. UNITED STATES
09-6245 HARGROVE, AARON V. WALKER, WARDEN
09-6441 GLOVER, ROBERT V. UNITED STATES
09-6457 MOLINA-GAZCA, ALEJANDRO V. UNITED STATES
09-6504 THOMPSON, BRENTON D. V. WILLIAMS, DANIEL, ET AL.
09-6577 MITCHELL, BARBARA L. V. O'BRIEN, KELLY
09-6605 BERRY, HASSAN S. V. UNITED STATES
09-6650 PENDLETON, RICKY V. V. BALLARD, WARDEN
09-6792 KERN, ADAM L. V. UNITED STATES
09-6835 VAN HOOSEN, DANIEL S. V. KRAMER, WARDEN
09-6846 WHITE, DEMONTRELL W. V. UNITED STATES
09-6983 OWEN, DUANE E. V. McNEIL, SEC., FL DOC, ET AL.
09-6985 RUCKER, FRED V. IL DEPT. OF CHILDREN SERVICES
09-7156 CORNWELL, SIDNEY V. BOBBY, WARDEN
09-7168 WADFORD, KELLY V. UNITED STATES
09-7326 ISA, TARIQ V. UNITED STATES
09-7424 RAY, GEORGE E. V. FEDERAL INSURANCE CO.
09-7435 HAYWOOD, REGINALD V. BEDATSKY, JEFF, ET AL.
09-7442 JACKSON, MICHAEL J. V. FLORIDA
09-7443 HALE, TIMOTHY A. V. TENNIS, SUPT., ROCKVIEW, ET AL.
09-7444 THOMAS, B. J. V. MICHIGAN
09-7453 SAIRRAS, GIOVANNI V. SCHLEFFER, JONATHAN, ET AL.
09-7457 FULLER, CURTIS V. BERGH, WARDEN
09-7460 HOOKS, JAMES A. V. BRUTON, ARCHIE, ET AL.
09-7466 CORDOVA, TRACEY, ET AL. V. ARAGON, DEREK, ET AL.
09-7471 CHAVEZ, DAVID I. V. SWARTHOUT, WARDEN
09-7476 MURRAY, MARY J. V. MILWAUKEE COUNTY, WI, ET AL.
09-7478 JOHNSON, ROGER V. KELLY, SUPT., MS
09-7479 KETCHUM, MELVIN V. THALER, DIR., TX DCJ
09-7481 WILSON, DAVID W. V. HAWS, WARDEN
09-7496 LOGGINS, WILLIAM V. CLINE, WARDEN, ET AL.
09-7497 KARES, STEPHEN J. V. ENIEX, JEFFREY, ET AL.
09-7501 RUTLEDGE, ARTHUR D. V. THALER, DIR., TX DCJ
09-7503 STRAW, AARON J. V. KLOPOTOSKI, SUPT., DALLAS
09-7506 BROWN, HOWARD V. KELLEY, CURTISS J., ET AL.
09-7510 JENNER, DAVID K., ET AL. V. ZAVARES, EXEC. DIR., CO DOC
09-7512 BEDFORD, KENNETH J. V. WEBB, WARDEN
09-7517 PEREZ, STEVEN V. TEXAS
09-7524 REESE, KEVIN J. V. TEXAS
09-7525 WALDIE, WAYNE V. CALIFORNIA
09-7526 TRUMP, KIMELA V. V. THALER, DIR., TX DCJ
09-7528 VILLARREAL, LIONEL V. SMITH, WARDEN
09-7534 VICTORIA, ALFREDO V. CONWAY, SUPT., ATTICA
09-7538 BRONSON, PURCELL V. KELCHNER, SUPT., CAMP HILL
09-7540 IVANOVA, MARINA N. V. MICHIGAN
09-7542 GRUBER, MARK V. BUESCHER, CO SEC. OF STATE
09-7557 PERRY, CALVIN L. V. VIRGINIA
09-7566 ERICKSON, HEIDI K. V. MASSACHUSETTS
09-7569 FELIX, SMITH V. HOLDER, ATT'Y GEN.
09-7570 MAJOR-DAVIS, SAMUEL J. V. THALER, DIR., TX DCJ
09-7571 CLEVELAND, GEORGE V. ABERNATHY, MAYOR, ET AL.
09-7575 DAVIS, JERRY L. V. EITEL, THOMAS, ET AL.
09-7587 VINNIE, RAYMOND P. V. MASSACHUSETTS
09-7593 ANTHONY, MARK T. V. CIRCUIT COURT OF MI, ET AL.
09-7597 MASON, ANTOINE V. ILLINOIS
09-7600 BARNES, HARDIS L. V. THALER, DIR., TX DCJ
09-7606 TRAVALINE, SCOTT J. V. TRAVALINE, ROBIN
09-7609 MOORE, HERBERT W. V. THALER, DIR., TX DCJ
09-7610 DILLEHAY, NICIE V. HUD, ET AL.
09-7611 DIAZ, MICHAEL A. V. TEXAS
09-7612 DUPONT, TIMOTHY V. GERRY, WARDEN
09-7616 JOHNSON, LAMIN V. CATE, SEC., CA DOC, ET AL.
09-7617 MATYLINSKY, FRANK J. V. BUDGE, WARDEN
09-7619 VAN SWAIT, ARTHUR V. EVANS, WARDEN
09-7625 SINGLETON, BENJAMIN R. V. JOHNSON, JEFFREY, ET AL.
09-7651 NALL, EMMETT R. V. McCALL, WARDEN
09-7655 EVANS, JAMAR J. V. MERCY MEDICAL CENTER
09-7694 CHARLES, GERELL V. MICHIGAN
09-7696 SAQUIC-SACCHE, DIEGO V. HOLDER, ATT'Y GEN.
09-7701 GOLDEN, ANDREDA V. HUBBELL INC., ET AL.
09-7761 LASKEY, LAURIE M. V. VISION INFOSOFT
09-7790 WHITE, CAESAR V. FL DEPT. OF HIGHWAY SAFETY
09-7830 WATTS, TRACY V. WILSON, HARRY, ET AL.
09-7866 EMBUSCADO, RESTITUTO V. DC COMICS, ET AL.
09-7873 FOSTER, WILLVERTO L. V. ALABAMA
09-7893 JOHNSON, ROBERT V. COOK INC.
09-7921 BLOUNT, DONALD A. V. HARDY, CORR. ADM'R, NASH, ET AL.
09-7985 CRESSWELL, DORIAN V. UNITED STATES
09-7987 FISCHER, TERANCE V. UNITED STATES
09-7988 GOODMAN, LARRY D. V. UNITED STATES
09-7989 GARBA, OSMAN V. UNITED STATES
09-7994 JACKSON, WARREN L. V. UNITED STATES
09-7996 McMILLAN, RICHARD T. V. UNITED STATES
09-7997 HAMDY, MOHAMED B. V. UNITED STATES
09-7999 VINSON, WAYNE V. UNITED STATES
09-8004 REED, MICHAEL C. V. UNITED STATES
09-8008 WINGO, KARL V. UNITED STATES
09-8009 SINGLETARY, ALBERT B. V. UNITED STATES
09-8010 ROACH, MANUEL A. V. UNITED STATES
09-8013 BRIDE, TITUS V. UNITED STATES
09-8016 SUMMAGE, KERWIN L. V. UNITED STATES
09-8017 ROBERSON, EUGENE V. UNITED STATES
09-8025 CARDONA, NORA H. V. UNITED STATES
09-8027 BREWER, TRENT V. UNITED STATES
09-8028 ADAMS, LOREN J. V. UNITED STATES
09-8030 AKEL, ANTONIO V. UNITED STATES
09-8032 EBERHARDT, IVAN V. UNITED STATES
09-8033 FOWLER, DEXTER E. V. UNITED STATES
09-8035 FALLS, LAMONT G. V. UNITED STATES
09-8036 GLAWSON, RICHARD B. V. UNITED STATES
09-8038 HUMPHREY, ARINDUS V. UNITED STATES
09-8040 HAYES, KHNUM H. V. UNITED STATES
09-8045 GRAVELY, DWAUNE V. UNITED STATES
09-8047 HOBERECK, STANLEY V. UNITED STATES
09-8051 COLIN-LUJAN, CARLOS V. UNITED STATES
09-8054 MEJIA-RIOS, ALEJANDRO V. UNITED STATES
09-8056 ORTEGA, WILLIAM V. UNITED STATES
09-8058 REGISTER, MARLON X. V. UNITED STATES
09-8060 WALTERS, BRANDON L. V. UNITED STATES
09-8062 CRUZ, ENIL J. V. UNITED STATES
09-8063 CARDOZA-PUENTE, ARTURO V. UNITED STATES
09-8064 GARCIA, ART V. UNITED STATES
09-8071 HERROD, TRORY Q. V. UNITED STATES
09-8073 SIMPKINS, JAMES V. UNITED STATES
09-8075 HECKE, STEVEN J. V. UNITED STATES
The petitions for writs of certiorari are denied.
08-1401 METRISH, WARDEN V. NEWMAN, DANIEL A.
The motion of respondent for leave to proceed in
forma pauperis is granted. The petition for a writ
of certiorari is denied.
09-315 BUSCH, DONNA K. V. MARPLE NEWTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
The motion of Indian River School District for leave to file
a brief as amicus curiae is granted. The petition for a writ of
certiorari is denied.
09-333 GARCIA, GUADALUPE L., ET AL. V. VILSACK, SEC. OF AGRIC.
The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied. The Chief
Justice took no part in the consideration or decision of this
petition.
09-359 MALDONADO, NANO V. IWASAKI, RANDELL
The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied. Justice
Breyer took no part in the consideration or decision of this
petition.
09-430 WAHI, RAKESH V. CHARLESTON AREA MEDICAL, ET AL.
The motion of Association of American Physicians and
Surgeons, Inc. for leave to file a brief as amicus curiae is
granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied.
09-484 O'BRIEN, SUPT., OLD COLONY V. O'LAUGHLIN, MICHAEL
The motion of respondent for leave to proceed in
forma pauperis is granted. The petition for a writ
of certiorari is denied.
09-567 VAN DE BERG, STEPHEN M. V. SSA, ET AL.
The motion of petitioner to defer consideration of
the petition for a writ of certiorari is denied. The
petition for a writ of certiorari is denied.
09-7452 SLEZAK, GARY V. GLOVER, SAMUEL, ET AL.
09-7461 GHEE, DEDRA V. TARGET NATIONAL BANK
09-7498 LAU, HON V. BROWN, ATT'Y GEN.
09-7499 LAU, HON V. ADAMS, WARDEN
The motions of petitioners for leave to proceed in forma
pauperis are denied, and the petitions for writs of certiorari
are dismissed. See Rule 39.8.
09-7516 LEIGHT, KENNETH V. UNITED STATES
The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied. Justice
Sotomayor took no part in the consideration or decision of this
petition.
09-7537 ADAMSON, R. CASPER V. McNEIL, SEC., FL DOC
The motion of petitioner for leave to proceed in
forma pauperis is denied, and the petition for a writ
of certiorari is dismissed. See Rule 39.8.
09-7599 BAILEY, DEMETRIUS V. WAKEFIELD, DAVID, ET AL.
The motion of petitioner for leave to proceed in forma
pauperis is denied, and the petition for a writ of certiorari
is dismissed. See Rule 39.8. As the petitioner has repeatedly
abused this Court's process, the Clerk is directed not to accept
any further petitions in noncriminal matters from petitioner
unless the docketing fee required by Rule 38(a) is paid and the
petition is submitted in compliance with Rule 33.1. See Martin
v. District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 506 U.S. 1 (1992) (per
curiam). Justice Stevens dissents. See id., at 4, and cases
cited therein.
HABEAS CORPUS DENIED
09-8096 IN RE JAMES E. WALLS
09-8190 IN RE SAUL A. GUTIERREZ
09-8237 IN RE HENRY E. MILLER
09-8285 IN RE EDWARD B. BARTOLI
The petitions for writs of habeas corpus are denied.
MANDAMUS DENIED
09-7455 IN RE DARREL L. WILBER
The petition for a writ of mandamus is denied.
09-7492 IN RE RAYSHON THOMAS
The petition for a writ of mandamus and/or prohibition
is denied.
REHEARINGS DENIED
08-10000 HUFF, ROSE V. KY RETIREMENT SYSTEMS
08-10781 CALLES, ANTONIO A. V. URIBE, WARDEN
09-5031 LANGON, STEVE V. FLORIDA
09-5176 GORDON, RONALD X. V. SUPREME COURT OF TX, ET AL.
09-6411 WHIRTY, JOHN R. V. THALER, DIR., TX DCJ
09-6413 ROTH, JOHN W. V. PENNSYLVANIA
09-6546 MILLER, ROMIE H. V. FRIEL, WARDEN
09-6569 BURROUGHS, DELORIS V. BROADSPIRE
09-6637 CUMMINGS, BERTHA L. V. MOORE, EDDIE N., ET AL.
09-6777 HERBERT, SUSAN V. UNITED STATES, ET AL.
09-6980 IN RE GERALD LESTER
09-6999 JONES, MARLIN B. V. PLATTEVIEW APARTMENTS, ET AL.
09-7006 IN RE JOSEPH C. MINNEMAN
09-7015 MONTES, GUSTAVO S. V. UNITED STATES
09-7348 BEVERLY, KENNETH D. V. UNITED STATES
The petitions for rehearing are denied.