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On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect orders from the April 18 Conference. On both Tuesday and Wednesday we expect one or more decisions in argued cases; we will be live blogging both days beginning at 9:45 a.m.
Shelton v. Gravelet-Blondin
Petition for certiorari denied on February 24, 2014
Issue: (1) Whether it is – or should be – clearly established
that police officers per se violate
the United States Constitution when
they use nontrivial force in the context
of passive resistance, regardless of the
surrounding circumstances; and (2) whether the Ninth Circuit’s unique
treatment of tasers – “intermediate force
as a matter of law,” which “must” be justified
by the government interest involved
– is inconsistent with this Court’s
holdings in Graham v. Connor, Saucier v. Katz, and Scott v. Harris,
or in the best interest of society.
On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect orders from the April 18 Conference. On both Tuesday and Wednesday we expect one or more decisions in argued cases; we will be live blogging both days beginning at 9:45 a.m. This is the first week of the April sitting.
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