MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1998

ORDERS IN PENDING CASES

97-843 DAVIS, AURELIA V. MONROE CTY. BD. OF ED.

    The motion of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. for leave to file a brief as amici curiae is granted. The motion of of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument is granted.

97-1732 CA PUB. EMPLOYS' RETIREMENT V. FELZEN, PAUL, ET AL.

    The motion of Public Citizen, Inc., et al. for leave to file a brief as amici curiae is granted. The motion of Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument is granted. Justice O'Connor took no part in the consideration or decision of these motions.

97-2000 AM. MFRS. MUTUAL INS., ET AL V. SULLIVAN, DELORES, ET AL.
98-84 NCAA V. SMITH, R. M.
98-85 HUNT, GOV. OF NC, ET AL. V. CROMARTIE, MARTIN, ET AL.
98-97 ANDERSON, ELOISE, ET AL. V. ROE, BRENDA, ET AL.
98-184 WYOMING V. HOUGHTON, SANDRA

    The motions of Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument are granted.

98-369 NASA, ET AL. vs. FED. LABOR REL. AUTH., ET AL

    The motion of Solicitor General to dispense with printing the joint appendix is granted.

98-436 ALDEN, JOHN, ET AL. V. MAINE

    The motion of the United States for leave to intervene is granted.

98-6817 SCHWARZ, BARBARA V. FBI
98-6818 SCHWARZ, BARBARA V. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CORR.
98-6819 SCHWARZ, BARBARA V. UNITED STATES PAROLE COMM.
98-6820 SCHWARZ, BARBARA V. NATIONAL ARCHIVES

    The motions of petitioner for leave to proceed in forma pauperis are denied. See Rule 39.8. Petitioner is allowed until January 4, 1999, 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.

CERTIORARI GRANTED

98-536 OLMSTEAD, COMMR., GA HUMAN vs. L. C., ETC. ET AL.

    The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted.

CERTIORARI DENIED

98-370 SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, INC. V. BEAIRD, MAUDIE, ET AL.
98-390 DePAEPE, MICHAEL K. V. GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
98-419 CHRISTOPHER, CHARLES V. UNITED STATES
98-439 KIRSH, MARA, ET VIR V. NEW YORK, NY, ET AL.
98-472 GREATER NEW ORLEANS, ET AL. V. PENDERGRASS, ROBERT
98-505 MATHEWS, EDWARD H. V. SEARS PENSION PLAN, ET AL.
98-520 PALM, CLARA, ETC. V. LAS VEGAS METRO POLICE DEPT.
98-578 COLSTON, LORENZO, ET AL. V. BARNHART, BRYAN
98-603 KERTH, WILLIAM, ET AL. V. HAMOT HEALTH FNDN., ET AL.
98-608 JONES, CLEO, ET AL. V. GA PACIFIC CORP., ET AL.
98-613 PEOPLES BANK AND TRUST CO. V. PENICK, WILSON, ETC.
98-620 STONE CONSOLIDATED, INC. V. M/V KAPETAN, ETC., ET AL.
98-623 JERRY K. vs. DAWN D.
98-625 BRADY, JAMES, ET AL. V. OHMAN, SEC. OF ST. OF WY
98-628 SYKES, JOSEPH NOEL V. MINNESOTA
98-629 NEWBURGH, NY, ET AL. V. HOLZAPFEL, JOSEPH
98-642 HIRSCHFELD, ROBERT V. ROGERS, ALFRED, ET UX.
98-648 O'CONNELL, DONALD P., ET AL. V. MILAZZO, ANNMARIE
98-649 LINDQUIST, CARLA V. CONDRA, ALAN, ET AL.
98-691 SEBASTIAN, FERNANDO, ET AL. V. MARINECHANCE SHIPPING, LTD.
98-694 MANU, AGNES vs. G. E. CAPITAL MORTGAGE SERV.
98-725 GREASER, EUNICE V. MO DEPT. OF CORRS., ET AL.
98-741 BIXLER, DUANE V. MINNESOTA
98-745 JOHNSON, WILLIAM, ET UX. V. IRS, ET AL.
98-748 LESOON, EDWARD V. UNITED STATES
98-755 HADDAD, EMILE V. VA POLYTECHNIC INST., ET AL.
98-768 PATTERSON, JAMES N. V. UNITED STATES
98-776 BAIRD, FRANK L. V. UNITED STATES
98-782 NICHOLS, ROBERT DALE V. UNITED STATES
98-785 MANKARIOUS, SAMY, ET AL. V. UNITED STATES
98-786 ZAKARIAN, GAREN V. UNITED STATES
98-804 CURRIER, GEORGE V. UNITED STATES
98-813 ALEXANDER, PAUL V. UNITED STATES
98-5372 MARMOLEJO, REYNALDO V. UNITED STATES
98-5444 DURAN, DAVID V. UNITED STATES
98-5598 ROBERTS, DOUGLAS A. V. TEXAS
98-5980 HOWARD, STEVEN V. UNITED STATES
98-6012 HAILE, DINKALEM V. INS, ET AL.
98-6408 HEMMERLE, KENNETH V. V. ERDMAN, HAROLD H., ET AL.
98-6409 GREIST, RICHARD L. V. NORRISTOWN STATE HOSPITAL
98-6411 BUHL, KEVIN L. V. TEXAS
98-6414 WHITE, MAXWELL D. V. OHIO
98-6418 SENA, PAUL V. LYTLE, WARDEN, ET AL.
98-6419 SCHLEEPER, TIMOTHY R. V. CAMPBELL, JUDGE, ETC.
98-6430 CERILLI, RAYMOND V. BARBIERI, WARDEN
98-6443 TURRENTINE, KENNETH E. V. OKLAHOMA
98-6492 JORDAN, GLORIA J. V. JOURNAL NEWSPAPERS, INC.
98-6516 MASON, MAURICE V. OHIO
98-6518 BALDWIN, GWENDOLYN M. V. SUPERIOR COURT OF DC
98-6604 MINK, EARL F. V. GMC
98-6614 SPERRY, EDWARD H. V. CALIFORNIA
98-6622 COLLIE, TROY L. V. FLORIDA
98-6705 KELLER, DAVID C. V. LINDSEY, WARDEN
98-6710 MOTTE, GLENN D. vs. U.S. FEDERAL PAROLE OFFICERS
98-6731 COLEMAN, RUSSELL V. CALDERON, WARDEN
98-6732 COOKS, ROBERT L. V. UNITED STATES
98-6749 MAZZELL, PAUL V. MOORE, DIR., SC DOC, ET AL.
98-6761 MAYBERRY, DOUGLAS G. V. UNITED STATES
98-6762 MANTILLA, EDUARDO V. UNITED STATES
98-6765 PERRY, KAREEM V. BENNETT, SUPT.
98-6770 HUTCHINS, JAMES H. V. UNITED STATES
98-6777 BRAZIEL, LEVI J. V. UNITED STATES
98-6782 MENDOZA, MAX V. UNITED STATES
98-6789 MOSER, ROBERT T. V. UNITED STATES
98-6790 WILLIAMS, JERRY A. V. UNITED STATES
98-6797 SCHWENSOW, RONALD E. V. UNITED STATES
98-6800 SUBER, TOMMIE L. V. UNITED STATES
98-6803 GARCIA, NELSON V. UNITED STATES
98-6806 MANSFIELD, WALTER V. UNITED STATES
98-6814 UMEGBOLU, CHUKWUNWIEKE V. UNITED STATES
98-6815 SERANG, GULMOHAMED A. V. UNITED STATES
98-6816 SWINT, STEVEN L. V. UNITED STATES
98-6823 JACKSON, LEE V. V. UNITED STATES
98-6826 KNIGHT, NORMAN R. V. DEPT. OF NAVY
98-6827 THOMAS, KENNETH V. UNITED STATES
98-6828 BARRON, PERCY V. UNITED STATES
98-6831 MATHES, RICHARD D. V. UNITED STATES
98-6832 JUVENILE V. UNITED STATES
98-6833 LUCAS, THOMAS D. V. UNITED STATES
98-6834 DAVIS, BURLON R. V. UNITED STATES
98-6835 ANDINO, ZULMA V. UNITED STATES
98-6836 BROWN, CLAUDIO V. UNITED STATES
98-6853 HERNANDEZ-CASTILLO, BERNARDO V. UNITED STATES
98-6855 GONZALEZ, ALPIDIO D. V. UNITED STATES
98-6857 ZENONE, ANTHONY, ET AL. V. UNITED STATES
98-6861 TAYLOR, SAMUEL T. V. UNITED STATES
98-6863 CLARK, MICHAEL L. V. UNITED STATES

    The petitions for writs of certiorari are denied.

98-366 McKUNE, WARDEN, ET AL. V. STELTZEN, MARK

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

98-367 HANNIGAN, WARDEN, ET AL. V. STANSBURY, RAYMOND F.

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

98-636 SILBERSTEIN, ALAN K., ET AL. V. ZWAAN, KATHLEEN

    The motion of petitioners to defer consideration of the petition for a writ of certiorari is denied. The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied.

HABEAS CORPUS DENIED

98-6948 IN RE HUMBERTO MORALES

    The petition for a writ of habeas corpus is denied.

MANDAMUS DENIED

98-708 IN RE SCOTT E. STAFNE

    The motion of Center for Judicial Accountability for leave to file a brief as amicus curiae is granted. The petition for a writ of mandamus is denied.

98-6484 IN RE GILLERMO BAZUA-AVILES

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

REHEARINGS DENIED

97-9251 BAST, RICHARD L. V. GLASBERG, VICTOR M.
97-9351 SATTERWHITE, KENNETH L. V. SMALL, VERNICE, ET AL.
97-9456 POWELL, WILLIE B. V. BATTLE, WARDEN
97-9665 BROWN, TRACY B. V. JOHNSON, DIR., TX DCJ
97-9674 HUMMEL, ROGER V. BACA, JUDGE, ETC.
98-5015 JENNINGS, DAVID V. VAUGHN, SUPT., GRATERFORD
98-5184 RANGEN, STEPHEN V. SEC
98-5400 O'CONNELL, WILLIAM B. V. BACA, JUDGE, ETC., ET AL.
98-5632 SMALLEY, JACK W. V. FRANK, SUPT., HUNTINGDON
98-5763 COLON, BILL V. FL COMM. ON ETHICS, ET AL.
98-5991 PRUNTE, ROBERT R. V. WALT DISNEY CO., ET AL.
98-6076 SWEENEY, CHARLES E. V. UNITED STATES

    The petitions for rehearing are denied.

98-5602 RIVERA, VINCENT F. V. FLORIDA
98-5722 RIVERA, VINCENT F. V. FL DOC

    The motions for leave to file a petitions for rehearing are denied. ATTORNEY DISCIPLINE

D-1996 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF HAROLD L. BRAXTON

    Harold L. Braxton, of Miami, Florida, having been suspended from the practice of law in this Court by order of October 13, 1998; and a rule having been issued and served upon him requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred; and the time to file a response having expired; It is ordered that Harold L. Braxton is disbarred from the practice of law in this Court.

D-1998 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF RICHARD D. TORPY

    Richard D. Torpy, of Littleton, Colorado, having been suspended from the practice of law in this Court by order of October 13, 1998; and a rule having been issued and served upon him requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred; and the time to file a response having expired; It is ordered that Richard D. Torpy is disbarred from the practice of law in this Court.

D-1999 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF RAYMUNDO CAMPOS QUIROZ

    Raymundo Campos Quiroz, of Los Angeles, California, having been suspended from the practice of law in this Court by order of October 13, 1998; and a rule having been issued and served upon him requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred; and the time to file a response having expired; It is ordered that Raymundo Campos Quiroz is disbarred from the practice of law in this Court.

D-2001 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF JAMES L. LALIME

    James L. Lalime, of Williamsville, New York, having been suspended from the practice of law in this Court by order of October 13, 1998; and a rule having been issued and served upon him requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred; and the time to file a response having expired; It is ordered that James L. Lalime is disbarred from the practice of law in this Court.

D-2002 IN THE MATTER OF STEVEN H. GIFIS

    Steven H. Gifis, of Pennington, New Jersey, having requested to resign as a member of the Bar of this Court, it is ordered that his name be stricken from the roll of attorneys admitted to the practice of law before this Court. The Rule to Show Cause, issued on November 2, 1998, is discharged.

D-2020 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF JOHN FITSOS

    John Fitsos, of Sacramento, California, 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.