Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

Our first interim Stat Pack for October Term 2016, prepared by Kedar Bhatia, is available at this link.

Needham v. Lewis

Petition for certiorari denied on April 24, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-881 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issues: (1) Whether, viewing the evidence from the officer's perspective at the time of the incident as shown in the dashboard video, a reasonable officer could have believed that the decedent posed an imminent threat of serious harm to the officer or others in the vicinity; and (2) whether, at the time of the incident, the law clearly established in a particularized sense, considering the evidence available including the dashboard video, that the use of deadly force was unlawful in this situation.

DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 10 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 13, 2017)
Feb 10 2017Application (16A814) for a stay pending disposition of the petition for a writ of certiorari, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Feb 13 2017Brief of respondent Carmita Lewis, as Personal Representative of Dominique Lewis, Deceased in opposition filed.
Feb 14 2017Application (16A814) denied by Justice Kagan.
Mar 1 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 17, 2017.
Mar 20 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 24, 2017.
Mar 27 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 31, 2017.
Apr 10 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 13, 2017.
Apr 17 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 21, 2017.
Apr 24 2017Petition DENIED.
 
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