Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week we are hosting an online symposium on NIFLA v. Becerra, in which the Supreme Court will consider whether the disclosures required by California’s Reproductive FACT Act violate the free speech clause of the First Amendment. Contributions are available at this link.

Medrano-Arzate v. May

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-601 11th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a plaintiff can state a cognizable claim for municipal liability under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for the deprivation of a citizen's substantive due process rights without alleging that the employee who carried out the municipal policy also acted with a constitutionally culpable state of mind.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 05 2017Application (17A288) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 27, 2017 to October 18, 2017, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Sep 15 2017Application (17A288) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until October 18, 2017.
Oct 18 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 22, 2017)
Nov 21 2017Brief of respondent Paul C. May in opposition filed.
Nov 22 2017Brief of respondent Okeechobee County in opposition filed.
Dec 05 2017Reply of petitioners Ricardo Medrano-Arzate, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 06 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2018.
Term Snapshot