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Werner v. Wall

Petition for certiorari denied on June 5, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-898 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issue: Whether state prison officials are entitled to immunity from suit for incarcerating sex offenders beyond their mandatory release date when they cannot find suitable permanent housing through no fault of their own.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 16 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 17, 2017)
Jan 24 2017Waiver of right of respondents Edward F. Wall, et al. to respond filed.
Feb 8 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 24, 2017.
Feb 15 2017Response Requested . (Due March 17, 2017)
Feb 27 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 1, 2017.
May 1 2017Brief of respondents Edward F. Wall, et al. in opposition filed.
May 11 2017Reply of petitioner Patrick J. Werner filed.
May 16 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 1, 2017.
Jun 5 2017Petition DENIED.
Term Snapshot