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Docket Number17-1107
Term2018
Full NameMike Carpenter, Interim Warden v. Patrick Dwayne Murphy
Short NameCarpenter v. Murphy
PetitionerMike Carpenter, Interim Warden
RespondentPatrick Dwayne Murphy
Date Argued (Reargued)Nov. 27, 2018
Date Decided

Question Presented

Whether the 1866 territorial boundaries of the Creek Nation within the former Indian Territory of eastern Oklahoma constitute an "Indian reservation" today under 18 U.S.C. § 1151 (a). JUSTICE GORSUCH TOOK NO PART.

Case Events

NoDateDescription
29 2018-09-24Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
28 2018-09-19Brief of respondent Patrick Dwayne Murphy filed. (Distributed)
27 2018-08-29Motion for a further extension of time to file respondent's brief on the merits granted in part, and the time is extended to and including September 19, 2018.
26 2018-08-27Response to motion from petitioner Mike Carpenter, Interim Warden filed.
25 2018-08-27Response of Mike Carpenter, Interim Warden to motion not accepted for filing. (To be resubmitted - August 29, 2018)
24 2018-08-27Motion for a further extension of time filed.
23 2018-07-30Brief amicus curiae of United States of America filed.
22 2018-07-30Brief amici curiae of Environmental Federation of Oklahoma, Inc., et al. filed.
21 2018-07-30Brief amici curiae of States of Nebraska, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Montana, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming, and Paul R. LePage, Governor of Maine filed.
20 2018-07-30Brief amici curiae of Oklahoma Sheriffs’ Association, et al. filed.
19 2018-07-30Brief amicus curiae of Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association filed.
18 2018-07-30Brief amici curiae of International Municipal Lawyers Association, et al. filed.
17 2018-07-25Letter of July 23, 2018, received from counsel for the petitioner.
16 2018-07-23Joint appendix (2 volumes) filed.
15 2018-07-23Brief of petitioner Mike Carpenter, Interim Warden filed.
14 2018-06-20Motion for an extension of time filed.
13 2018-06-20Motion to extend the time to file the joint appendix and the opening briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended and including July 23, 2018. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including September 7, 2018.
12 2018-05-23Motion of Terry Royal, Warden for an extension of time not accepted for filing. (June 20, 2018)
11 2018-05-21Petition GRANTED. Justice Gorsuch took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
10 2018-05-14DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/17/2018.
9 2018-04-24DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
8 2018-04-23Reply of petitioner Terry Royal, Warden filed.
7 2018-04-09Brief of respondent Patrick Dwayne Murphy in opposition filed.
6 2018-03-09Brief amicus curiae of United States of America filed.
5 2018-03-09Brief amicus curiae of Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association filed.
4 2018-03-09Brief amici curiae of Environmental Federation of Oklahoma, Inc., et al. filed.
3 2018-02-28Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 9, 2018.
2 2018-02-26Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 9, 2018 to April 9, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
1 2018-02-06Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 9, 2018)

Case Counsels

NameParty NameDescriptionAddressPhoneType
Lisa Schiavo BlattMike Carpenter, Interim WardenCounsel of RecordArnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, LLP601 Massachusetts Avenue, NWWashington, DC 20001lisa.blatt@arnoldporter.com202-942-5000petitioner
Patti Palmer GhezziPatrick Dwayne MurphyCounsel of RecordFederal Public Defender215 Dean A. McGeeSuite 707 Old Post Office BuildingOklahoma City, OK 73102Patti_Ghezzi@fd.org405-609-5975respondent
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