Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Michigan v. Harrison

Petition for certiorari denied on January 27, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-451 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether the favorable-termination rule under Heck v. Humphrey applies to a § 1983 claim — thereby indefinitely postponing the statute of limitations — when a plaintiff alleges false imprisonment based on a sentence that has been fully served.

DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 8 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 12, 2013)
Nov 12 2013Waiver of right of respondent Jessie Harrison to respond filed.
Nov 20 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 6, 2013.
Nov 21 2013Response Requested . (Due December 23, 2013)
Dec 23 2013Brief of respondent Jessie Harrison in opposition filed.
Jan 8 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 24, 2014.
Jan 27 2014Petition DENIED.
Term Snapshot