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Murphy v. Smith

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1067 7th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2017

Issue: Whether the parenthetical phrase “not to exceed 25 percent,” as used in 42 U.S.C. § 1997e(d)(2), means any amount up to 25 percent (as four circuits hold), or whether it means exactly 25 percent (as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit holds).

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Mar 02 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 5, 2017)
Mar 30 2017Waiver of right of respondent Robert Smith, et al. to respond filed.
Apr 03 2017Brief amici curiae of Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center, et al. filed.
Apr 12 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 28, 2017.
Apr 12 2017Response Requested. (Due May 12, 2017)
Apr 25 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 12, 2017.
Jun 14 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including July 12, 2017.
Jul 12 2017Brief of respondents Robert Smith, et al. in opposition filed.
Jul 18 2017Reply of petitioner Charles Murphy filed.
Jul 26 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 25, 2017.
Aug 25 2017Petition GRANTED.
Sep 05 2017Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Charles Murphy.
Term Snapshot