No. 05-1631.

127 S.Ct. 1769 (2007)

550 U.S. 372

167 L.Ed.2d 686

Timothy SCOTT, Petitioner, v. Victor HARRIS.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 30, 2007.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Philip W. Savrin , Atlanta, GA, for petitioner.

Gregory G. Garre , for the United States as amicus curiae, by special leave of the Court, supporting the petitioner.

Craig T. Jones , Atlanta, GA, for respondent.

Orin S. Kerr , Washington, D.C., Philip W. Savrin , Counsel of Record, Sun S. Choy , Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP, Atlanta, GA, Counsel for Petitioner.

Craig T. Jones , Counsel of Record, Edmond & Jones, LLP, Atlanta, Georgia, Andrew C. Clarke , Borod & Kramer, Memphis, Tennessee, Counsel for Respondent.

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