Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- we would not expect orders granting certiorari today.

Minneci v. Pollard

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-1104 9th Cir. Nov 1, 2011
Tr.Aud.
Jan 10, 2012 8-1 Breyer OT 2011

Holding: Because state tort law authorizes adequate alternative damages actions in this case, no Bivens remedy can be implied.

Judgment: Reversed, 8-1, in an opinion by Justice Breyer on January 10, 2012. Justice Scalia wrote a separate concurring opinion, which was joined by Justice Thomas, but also joined the Court’s opinion. Justice Ginsburg filed a dissenting opinion.

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