Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Salazar-Limon v. City of Houston

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-515 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, when a police officer shoots an unarmed person in the back and the person testifies that he was merely walking away when shot, a court may grant summary judgment to the officer in a suit for excessive force by concluding that it is an “undisputed fact” that the person reached for his waistband just because the officer said he did.

DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 13 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 16, 2016)
Nov 1 2016Waiver of right of respondents City of Houston, Texas, et al. to respond filed.
Nov 15 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 2, 2016.
Nov 22 2016Response Requested . (Due December 22, 2016)
Dec 14 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 23, 2017.
Jan 23 2017Brief of respondents City of Houston, Texas, et al. in opposition filed.
Jan 30 2017Reply of petitioner Ricardo Salazar-Limon filed.
Feb 1 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 17, 2017.
Feb 21 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 24, 2017.
Feb 27 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 3, 2017.
Mar 13 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 17, 2017.
Mar 20 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 24, 2017.
 
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