Schultz v. Wescom

Petition for certiorari denied on December 15, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-59 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: (1) Whether the Ninth Circuit erred when it held - in conflict with the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Tenth Circuits, but in accord with the Seventh Circuit - that a district court's order striking or refusing to consider a qualified immunity motion is not subject to interlocutory appeal, even when it subjects a public official to unlimited discovery for the duration of a lawsuit; and (2) whether petitioners are entitled to qualified immunity.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Jul 16 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 18, 2014)
Jul 21 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Aug 1 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents
Aug 11 2014Waiver of right of respondents Gage Wescom, et al. to respond filed.
Aug 18 2014Brief amici curiae of The International Municipal Lawyers Association, and The National Association of Police Organizations filed.
Aug 27 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.
Sep 3 2014Response Requested . (Due October 3, 2014)
Sep 30 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 3, 2014.
Nov 3 2014Brief of respondents Gage Wescom, et al. in opposition filed.
Nov 18 2014Reply of petitioners John Darren Schultz, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 19 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 5, 2014.
Dec 8 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 12, 2014.
Dec 15 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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