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Henry v. City of Mt. Dora, Florida

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-652 11th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the Supreme Court's decision in Heck v. Humphrey bars actions under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 when the writ of habeas corpus was not available as a federal constitutional collateral attack on a state criminal conviction, as six circuits have held; or whether Heck v. Humphrey bars actions under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 regardless of habeas corpus availability, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit held here, and four other circuits have held; and (2) whether a juvenile adjudication noting a violation of a criminal statute constitutes a criminal conviction triggering the Heck v. Humphrey bar when state law expressly states that juvenile adjudications are not criminal convictions, and juveniles are not afforded basic constitutional protections required for criminal proceedings.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 26 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 4, 2017)
Nov 29 2017Brief of respondents Brett Livingston and Ivelisse Severance in opposition filed.
Dec 04 2017Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by National Juvenile Defender Center.
Dec 04 2017Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by The National Bar Association.
Dec 04 2017Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by National Association for Public Defense.
Dec 04 2017Amicus brief of The National Bar Association not accepted for filing. (December 05, 2017)
Dec 06 2017Response of Brett Livingston and Ivelisse Severance to motion not accepted for filing. (December 06, 2017)
Dec 06 2017Response of Brett Livingston and Ivelisse Severance to motion submitted.
Dec 12 2017Reply of petitioner Marie Henry, as guardian parent next of kin and for and on behalf M.E. Henry-Robinson, a minor filed.
Dec 13 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2018.
 
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