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TIBBALS v. CARTER

Docket No.: 11-218
Certiorari Granted: Mar 19 2012
Argued: October 9, 2012

PartyNames: Terry Tibbals, Warden v. Sean Carter
Petitioner: Terry Tibbals, Warden
Respondent: Sean Carter

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Citation: 644 F.3d 329
Supreme Court Observer Blog Post for TIBBALS v. CARTER

Terry Tibbals, Warden
v.
Sean Carter
Question Presented:

1. Do capital prisoners possess a "right to competence" in federal habeas proceedings under Rees v. Peyton, 384 U.S. 312 (1966)? 2. Can a federal district court order an indefinite stay of a federal habeas proceeding under Rees?

TIBBALS v. CARTER
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 9, 2012

Listen to Oral Argument in TIBBALS v. CARTER

TIBBALS v. CARTER
Case Documents

1Oral Argument Audio
2Oral Argument Transcript (PDF)
3Petitioner's Reply Brief (PDF)
4Petition for Writ of Certiorari (PDF)
5Petition for Writ of Certiorari (PDF)
6Petitioner's Brief
7BRIEF FOR THE UNITED STATES AS AMICUS CURIAE SUPPORTING PETITIONER
8BRIEF OF UTAH, ALABAMA, ARKANSAS, COLORADO, DELAWARE, GEORGIA, NEVADA, NEW MEXICO, OKLAHOMA, SOUTH CAROLINA, SOUTH DAKOTA, TENNESSEE, WASHINGTON, WYOMING, AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONER
9BRIEF OF UTAH, ALABAMA, ARKANSAS, COLORADO, DELAWARE, GEORGIA, NEVADA, NEW MEXICO, OKLAHOMA, SOUTH CAROLINA, SOUTH DAKOTA, TENNESSEE, WASHINGTON, WYOMING, AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONER
10BRIEF OF THE AMERICAN BARASSOCIATION AS AMICUS CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF RESPONDENT
11Respondent's Brief
12Brief in Opposition (PDF)
13BRIEF AMICI CURIAE OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION AND THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FEDERAL DEFENDERS, IN SUPPORT OF RESPONDENT
14BRIEF OF AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION AND AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PSYCHIATRY AND THE LAW AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF RESPONDENT
15BRIEF OF THE AMERICAN BARASSOCIATION AS AMICUS CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF RESPONDENT
16BRIEF OF THE AMERICAN BARASSOCIATION AS AMICUS CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF RESPONDENT
17BRIEF OF RETIRED FEDERAL JUDGES AS AMICI IN SUPPORT OF RESPONDENT