Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

The court will release orders from the March 16 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Sveen v. Melin. Amy Howe has our preview.

Labor and Industry Review Commission of Wisconsin v. Coleman

Petition for certiorari denied on January 16, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-579 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether a magistrate judge has the authority to dismiss a pro se plaintiff's frivolous or meritless lawsuit when the plaintiff has consented to the magistrate's authority under 28 U.S.C. § 636(c)(1), but the defendant has not yet been served.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Aug 18 2017Application (17A221) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 14, 2017 to October 29, 2017, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Aug 24 2017Application (17A221) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until October 30, 2017.
Oct 16 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 20, 2017)
Nov 13 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 20, 2017 to December 20, 2017, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 14 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 20, 2017.
Dec 18 2017Brief of respondent Tracey Coleman in opposition filed.
Dec 21 2017Waiver of the 14-day waiting period under Rule 15.5 filed by petitioner.
Dec 27 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/12/2018.
Dec 27 2017Reply of petitioner Labor and Industry Review Commission of the State of Wisconsin filed. (Distributed)
Jan 16 2018Petition DENIED.
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