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Peterson v. Franklin

Petition for certiorari denied on October 29, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1572 8th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

Issues: (1) Whether there is interlocutory appellate jurisdiction to review the district court’s assessment that disputed facts establish a triable question on whether, in this deadly force case, it was reasonable to believe that the suspect posed a significant threat of death or serious bodily harm when he was shot; and (2) whether there is interlocutory appellate jurisdiction to review the district court’s assessment that a fact dispute establishes a dispute on another fact that is not a legal element essential to liability.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 17 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 20, 2018)
Jun 20 2018Brief amicus curiae of International Municipal Lawyers Association filed.
Jul 11 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/24/2018.
Jul 19 2018Response Requested. (Due August 20, 2018)
Aug 16 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 20, 2018 to September 19, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Aug 17 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 19, 2018.
Sep 19 2018Brief of respondent Walter Franklin in opposition filed.
Sep 28 2018Reply of petitioners Lucas Peterson, et al. filed.
Oct 03 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/26/2018.
Oct 29 2018Petition DENIED.
 
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