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E.T. v. Cantil-Sakauye

Petition for certiorari denied on October 15, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-56 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether the abstention doctrine announced in O’Shea v. Littleton requires federal courts to refrain from adjudicating claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 whenever it would “intrude” upon state-court administration in any manner, as the court below held in joining the Second and Sixth Circuits, or whether that doctrine requires abstention only when adjudication requires supervising specific state-court events or displacing their “day-to-day operations,” as the D.C. and First Circuits have held.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
May 30 2012Application (11A1129) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 10, 2012 to July 11, 2012, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Jun 1 2012Application (11A1129) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until July 11, 2012.
Jul 11 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 13, 2012)
Jul 20 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 12, 2012.
Aug 7 2012Brief amici curiae of Erwin Chemerinsky, et al. filed.
Aug 10 2012Brief amici curiae of First Star, et al. filed.
Sep 11 2012Brief of respondents Tani Cantil-Sakauye, et al. in opposition filed.
Sep 25 2012Reply of petitioners E. T., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 26 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 12, 2012.
Oct 15 2012Petition DENIED.
 
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