MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1998

ORDERS IN PENDING CASES

M-28 MELVIN DAWSON V. DENNIS BAILEY, STATE TROOPER, COLBERT

COUNTY, ALABAMA, ET AL.

M-29 STEVE RUDOLPH GELIS V. UNITED STATES
M-30 SEA AIR SHUTTLE CORPORATOIN V. UNITED STATES

The motions to direct the Clerk to file petitions for writs of certiorari out-of-time are denied.

97-7597 KNOWLES, PATRICK V. IOWA

The motion for appointment of counsel is granted and it is ordered that Paul Rosenberg, Esquire, of Des Moines, Iowa, is appointed to serve as counsel for the petitioner in this case under Rule 39.6 of the Rules of this Court.

98-286 FISH, BURTON L. V. MARSH, SPAEDER, BAUR, ET AL.

The motion of respondents for damages and costs is denied.

98-512 DAVIS, ANITA, ET AL. V. CHILES, GOV. OF FL, ET AL.

The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.

CERTIORARI GRANTED

97-2048 O'SULLIVAN, WILLIAM V. BOERCKEL, DARREN

The motion of respondent for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted limited to the following question: May an individual who is in custody pursuant to a state criminal conviction pursue claims in a federal habeas petition if those claims were not raised on direct appeal in a petition for discretionary review to the state's highest court?

98-223 FLORIDA V. WHITE, TYVESSEL TYVORUS

The motion of respondent for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted.

98-262 JOHNSON, PERRY, ET AL. V. HADIX, EVERETT, ET AL.

The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted limited to the following questions: 1. Whether, in litigation pending on the effective date of the Prison Litigation Reform Act, the attorney fee provision of PLRA Sec. 803(d), 42 U.S.C. Sec. 1997e(d), applies to fees awarded after the Act's effective date for services rendered after that date. 2. Whether, in such litigation, this fee provision applies to fees awarded after the Act's effective date for services rendered before that date.

CERTIORARI DENIED

97-1993 SUN DRILLING PRODUCTS CORP. V. RAYBORN, JERRY
98-105 URBANO, MIRTHA V. CONTINENTAL AIRLINES, INC.
98-200 HARPER, KENNETH, ET AL. V. BLOCKBUSTER ENTERTAINMENT
98-272 NORFOLK SO. CORP., ET AL. V. CIR
98-279 YOUNG, DIANE, ET AL. V. LOCKHEED ADVANCED DEV. CO.
98-295 CARTER, SCOTT V. GOOD, DANIEL, ET AL.
98-309 HANIFI, EBRAHIM, ET AL. V. MOTOR CLUB OF AM. INS. CO.
98-391 GEE, GERALD V. FLORIDA, ET AL.
98-397 CITIZENS FOR CLEAN GOVT. V. RUSSELL, RON, ET AL. with
98-399 BURRIS, TROY, ETC., ET AL. V. RUSSELL, RON, ET AL.
98-431 MELENDEZ, ADAN, ET UX. V. LOS ANGELES, CA
98-432 PARRINO, NICK, ETC. V. FHP, INC., ET AL.
98-446 CARABELLO, FRANK V. SUPREME CT. OF KY, ET AL.
98-454 CINCINNATI, OH, ET AL. V. KRUSE, JOHN, ET AL.
98-463 TSE, YVONNE, ET AL. V. MIRAGE CASINO-HOTEL
98-464 TRENTON, WI V. LOUNGE MANAGEMENT, LTD.
98-466 MARTIN, JEROME V. KENTUCKY STATE POLICE, ET AL.
98-471 NORTON, JOHN C. V. SAM'S CLUB, ET AL.
98-474 VAN GEMERT, GERALD, ET AL. V. LADICK, DREW
98-478 DONNER, MIRIAM V. DONNER, CHARLES
98-493 SMITH, DAVID L. V. COLORADO SUPREME COURT
98-498 HOOPER, JAMES L. V. PERRINO, DOLINSKY, KARESH
98-509 COOPER, CANDACE, ET AL. V. NORTH CAROLINA
98-515 MILLER-WAGENKNECHT, J. V. DOYLESTOWN, OH, ET AL.
98-526 VALENTIN, RAUL V. GATES, JUDGE, ET AL.
98-532 CONTINENTAL MARITIME, ETC. V. LENANE, JAMES
98-538 DREXLER, MARY, ET AL. V. LICKISS, ROBERT
98-550 KAZANJIAN, KATHLEEN V. ANNISTON BD. OF ED., ET AL.
98-558 FURBY, DALE V. UNITED AUTO WKRS, ET AL.
98-560 LAPIDUS, MICHAEL H. vs. HAHN, JAMES, ETC., ET AL.
98-592 KING, WAYNE V. BEAVERS, CHARLES
98-596 BABIGIAN, JOHN H. V. COMM. ON PROF. STANDARDS
98-599 DAVIS, FRED, ET AL. V. TABACHNICK, EDITH
98-604 SANTIAGO, FELIX V. MASSACHUSETTS
98-611 SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA, ET AL. V. SCHNEIDER, LOUIS
98-615 YOUNG, ROSE ANN V. CALDERA, SEC. OF THE ARMY
98-626 ALFORD, BILLY V. UNTIED STATES
98-639 LESOON, EDWARD V. CIR
98-646 PAYNE, JOHN H. V. UNITED STATES
98-664 MILLS, ROBERT JACK V. UNITED STATES
98-5113 RABY, CHARLES D. V. TEXAS
98-5248 JONES, ROGER D. V. UNITED STATES with
98-5424 DODSON, CYNTHIA V. UNITED STATES
98-5725 MOTLEY, TIMOTHY B. V. UNITED STATES
98-5341 CAIN, DANIEL H. V. UNITED STATES
98-5350 BURGER, VOYD B. V. MASTERS MATES & PILOTS UNION
98-5656 HOOD, MICHAEL L. V. HELLING, WARDEN, ET AL.
98-5748 FARRIS, TROY D. V. JOHNSON, DIR., TX DCJ
98-5827 HENDERSON, JAMES L. V. TEXAS
98-5953 LINK, DARRELL A. V. PRODUCTION CREDIT ASSN.
98-5954 McDONALD, MAURICE J. V. MILLER, GOV. OF NV, ET AL.
98-5969 OKEN, STEVEN H. V. MAINE
98-5983 HUTCHISON, RICHARD W. V. JOHNSON, DIR., TX DCJ
98-5984 HAINES, TERRY L. V. TERRANGI, WARDEN
98-5985 GORE, MARS L. V. THE ENTERPRISE
98-5987 GRAY, TRAVIS D. V. JOHNSON, DIR., TX DCJ
98-5988 SKIPPER, JOSEPH E. V. ETOWAH COUNTY DEPARTMENT
98-5989 SHAMSIDEEN, ASADI V. TEXAS, ET AL.
98-5991 PRUNTE, ROBERT R. V. WALT DISNEY CO., ET AL.
98-5992 STEELE, VERNETTA V. LOS ANGELES COUNTY, ET AL.
98-5994 LINK, WAYNE E. V. COLUMBUS, OH
98-6000 ARAGON, DONALD V. SHANKS, WARDEN
98-6001 BARBER, DANNY L. V. JOHNSON, DIR., TX DCJ
98-6003 WHITE, BRUCE V. WHITE, WARDEN, ET AL.
98-6008 JONES, JOHNNIE, ET UX V. TEXAS
98-6009 BIRDS, VALENTINE V. GARCIA, RODERICK, ET AL.
98-6010 COLLAZO, MARIANO C. V. MORTON, ADM'R, NJ, ET AL.
98-6026 GRIBBLE, WILLIAM R. V. PENNSYLVANIA
98-6032 JUDGE, JOHN E. V. CARTER, JEFFREY J., ET AL.
98-6038 BILLINGS, ARCHIE L. V. NORTH CAROLINA
98-6042 THOMPSON, FRANCES V. BOARD OF REGENTS, NE
98-6049 SHAFFER, DOUGLAS C. V. SAFFLE, DIR., OK DOC, ET AL.
98-6051 OGILVIE, JAN E. V. CALIFORNIA
98-6053 BUTTERFIELD, NATHAN G. V. SERV. EMPLOYEES INTL. UNION
98-6057 CROSS, RICHARD M. V. PLACER COUNTY SUPERIOR CT.
98-6058 BURNEY, JOHN V. THOMPKINS, BILLY, ET AL.
98-6061 REED, JOSEPH V. SCOTT, EX. DIR., TX DCJ
98-6062 QUARTERMAN, KENNETH V. LEWIS, JUDGE, PROBATE COURT
98-6064 STANTON, THOMAS D. V. HUSZ, JOHN, ET AL.
98-6071 JOHNSON, ANTHONY F. V. BOWERSOX, SUPT., POTOSI
98-6073 SIKORA, MATTHEW J. V. HOUSTON, WARDEN, ET AL.
98-6082 RANDLE, SHELTON P. V. TEXAS
98-6086 MADISON, VERNON V. ALABAMA
98-6088 CARVER, ELBERT S. V. NEVADA
98-6090 CAMPBELL, JOSEPH W. V. ALABAMA
98-6092 JOHNSON, VAN V. INDIANA
98-6095 DIGGS, JAMES E. V. HALL, GEORGE P., ET AL.
98-6101 HILL, MARIA V. BURDICK, JOHN, ETC.
98-6104 KIDO, GEORGETTE V. HAWAII
98-6106 GOMEZ, PEDRO V. EASTLAND COUNTY, TX, ET AL.
98-6121 MACK, LARRY V. ILLINOIS
98-6144 NICOLAISON, WAYNE C. V. DOTH, DAVID, ETC.
98-6216 MILLENDER, REX L. V. HOOKS, WARDEN, ET AL.
98-6258 LARA, ROGER C. V. IOWA
98-6265 HACHMEISTER, WILLIAM F. V. DEPT. OF DEFENSE
98-6287 VINNIE, RAYMOND P. V. MASSACHUSETTS
98-6294 JORDAN, GEORGE V. MAINE
98-6298 JACOBS, WILLIE V. EDWARDS, WARDEN
98-6300 M'MALANI, LAL V. NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING
98-6305 BRIGHTWELL, BOB V. KYLER, SUPT., CAMP HILL
98-6323 CARTER, GEORGE V. HOPKINS, WARDEN
98-6333 KAHL, SCOTT E. V. MARYLAND
98-6335 THOMPSON, CHARLES Y. V. MASSACHUSETTS
98-6345 PRESLEY, JOHNNY R. V. PAGE, WARDEN
98-6349 WITHERS, KENNETH R. V. JOHNSON, DIR., TX DCJ
98-6361 HURT, WILLIAM F. V. INDIANA
98-6362 SHEPHERD, CHARLES E. V. ILLINOIS HUMAN RIGHTS COMM'N
98-6368 BRADVICA, DAVID A. V. BLOCK, SHERMAN, ET AL.
98-6415 SMITH, RANKING V. UNITED STATES
98-6423 MACK, ELBERT V. UNITED STATES
98-6433 RUTHERFORD, PAUL D. V. UNITED STATES
98-6434 ROCKOT, DENNIS M. V. UNITED STATES
98-6436 SEGERS, JAMES C. V. UNITED STATES
98-6438 STINNETT, CARLOS D. V. NORTH CAROLINA
98-6441 TREMBLAY, SCOTT B. V. UNITED STATES
98-6442 YOUNG, WILLIAM D. V. UNITED STATES
98-6444 WALTON, GARLAND E. V. UNITED STATES
98-6445 WILLIAMS, NAMOND E. V. UNITED STATES
98-6447 WILLIAMS, MARVIN E. V. NORTH CAROLINA
98-6449 MENN, RAY V. UNITED STATES
98-6450 McCARTHY, JOHN M. V. UNITED STATES
98-6454 NOVAK, VALERY V. UNITED STATES
98-6457 STEVENS, ANTON F. V. UNITED STATES
98-6459 PAJOOH, MASSOOD D. V. UNITED STATES
98-6462 ASLANI, DAVID V. DETROIT PUBLIC LIBRARY
98-6471 CUREAUX, LIONEL V. UNITED STATES
98-6475 JONES, JAMES S. V. UNITED STATES
98-6480 LANCELLOTTI, MICHAEL V. UNITED STATES
98-6502 HALL, EARL R. V. UNITED STATES
98-6503 GRIFFIN, WILLIAM M. V. UNITED STATES
98-6504 GARCIA, LEONEL V. UNITED STATES
98-6507 DUGAN, JAMES M. V. UNITED STATES
98-6512 GONZALEZ-MENDEZ, EDUARDO V. UNITED STATES
98-6545 BROWN, ANDREA R. V. LITTLE ROCK, AR, ET AL
98-6596 BARBARO, ARZO V. COLLERAN, ACTING SUPT.

The petitions for writs of certiorari are denied.

98-162 WILLIAMS, R. E., ET AL. V. BYRD, DARRYL

The motion of respondent for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied.

98-193 CONSOL RAIL CORP. V. WICKER, EDWARD, ET AL.

The motion of Association of American Railroads for leave to file a brief as amicus curiae is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied.

98-289 HENDON, KATHERINE V. E. I. duPONT DE NEMOURS

The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied. Justice O'Connor took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.

98-424 NATL. SOLID WASTE MGMT. ASSN V. WILLIAMS MN COMMR. POLLUTION

The motion of BFI Waste Systems of North America for leave to file a brief as amicus curiae is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied.COMMON LAW CERTIORARI DENIED

98-6577 IN RE ROBERT BREEST

The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied. Justice Souter took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.

HABEAS CORPUS DENIED

98-6551 IN RE RICHARD ORVILLE BURGESS
98-6561 IN RE RICHARD F. EVERHART
98-6646 IN RE FERNANDO PEREZ BUSTILLO

The petitions for writs of habeas corpus are denied.

MANDAMUS DENIED

98-5922 IN RE WILLIE JEFFERSON
98-6023 IN RE EDWARD SMITH
98-6067 IN RE JOE DANIEL WOODARD, JR.
98-6383 IN RE JAMES PETER KYRICOPOULOS

The petitions for writs of mandamus are denied.

98-467 IN RE WILLIAM H. VIEHWEG

The petition for writ of mandamus and/or prohibition is denied.

REHEARINGS DENIED

97-1910 ZIEMKE, MARILYN, ET AL. V. ALMOG, SHALOM, ET UX., ET AL
97-2004 NCAA V. LAW, NORMAN, ET AL.
97-2008 LIN, WEN-CHOUH V. LIN, ANITA C. S.
97-2060 GADDIS, EUGENE V. GADDIS, SHARON
97-2066 YADEGAR, MANOUTCHEHR V. YADEGAR, MARIA, ET AL.
97-8681 HOLLAND, GERALD J. V. MISSISSIPPI
97-9177 TUDOROV, MARIA N. V. COLAZO, LUCIA
97-9192 BLOUNT, WILLIAM V. UNITED STATES
97-9238 LIMEHOUSE, KEITH D. V. RED LOBSTER, INC.
97-9354 BOYD, MICHAEL J. V. TENNESSEE
97-9682 KING, MONICA V. SUPERIOR CT. OF N. H.
98-34 FERNANDES, NELSON V. EPA, ET AL.
98-213 UPSHAW, SOLOMON J. V. BOND, JEFFREY M., ET AL.
98-5147 WEISWASSER, LAWRENCE M. V. TERHUNE, DIR., CA DOC
98-5200 CAPERS, AUGUSTUS T. vs. TCI OF NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
98-5227 CUNNINGHAM, WILLIAM E. V. KENT, J., ET AL.
98-5319 OZMEN, FRIZELLE L. V. NEW MEXICO
98-5328 TWIDDY, THOMAS V. HEALDSBURG, CA, ET AL.
98-5461 CURTIS, ROBERT G. V. PARKER, WARDEN
98-5700 WILLIAMSON, CHARLES V. SHALALA, SEC. OF H&HS

The petitions for rehearing are denied.

97-2038 IN RE CHARLES RAYMOND CROWELL

The motion of petitioner for leave to proceed further in forma pauperis is granted. The petition for rehearing is denied.

ATTORNEY DISCIPLINE

D-1970 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF PHILLIP KURTZ

Phillip Kurtz, of Euclid, Ohio, having been suspended from the practice of law in this Court by order of June 22, 1998; and a rule having been issued and served upon him requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred; and a response having been filed; It is ordered that Phillip Kurtz is disbarred from the practice of law in this Court.

D-2010 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF BRUCE CHARLES BEREANO

Bruce Charles Bereano, of Annapolis, Maryland, is suspended from the practice of law in this Court and a rule will issue, returnable within 40 days, requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred from the practice of law in this Court.

D-2011 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF WILLIAM ALFRED WECHSLER

William Alfred Wechsler, of Hartford, Connecticut, is suspended from the practice of law in this Court and a rule will issue, returnable within 40 days, requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred from the practice of law in this Court.

D-2012 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF HIRSCH FRIEDMAN

Hirsch Friedman, of Atlanta, Georgia, is suspended from the practice of law in this Court and a rule will issue, returnable within 40 days, requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred from the practice of law in this Court.

D-2013 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF ROBERT L. REHBERGER

Robert L. Rehberger, of Forsyth, Georgia, is suspended from the practice of law in this Court and a rule will issue, returnable within 40 days, requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred from the practice of law in this Court.

D-2014 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF HARVEY D. MYERSON

Harvey D. Myerson, of New York, New York, is suspended from the practice of law in this Court and a rule will issue, returnable within 40 days, requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred from the practice of law in this Court.