Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 23 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Ohio v. American Express Co. Beth Farmer has our preview.

Coutts v. Watson

Petition for certiorari denied on June 26, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1075 3d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issue: Whether a prisoner who claims that he was charged with misconduct in retaliation for activity protected by the First Amendment may prevail on his claim when he was found guilty of the misconduct in a constitutionally adequate proceeding.

DateProceedings and Orders
Mar 2 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 6, 2017)
Mar 14 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 5, 2017.
May 5 2017Brief of respondent Joseph Watson in opposition filed.
May 16 2017Reply of petitioner Ronald Coutts filed.
May 23 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 8, 2017.
Jun 12 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 15, 2017.
Jun 19 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2017.
Jun 26 2017Petition DENIED.
 
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