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Atkins v. Williams

Petition for certiorari denied on April 19, 2021
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-941 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issues: (1) Whether the unavailability of funds or other resources negates the subjective component of a deliberate indifference claim under the Eighth Amendment; and (2) whether, if lack of funds is a valid defense at all, a defendant can assert this defense when sued in his or her official capacity for injunctive relief.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 08 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 12, 2021)
Jan 25 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 12, 2021 to March 12, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 26 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 12, 2021.
Mar 12 2021Brief of respondent Kenneth Williams in opposition filed.
Mar 31 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/16/2021.
Mar 31 2021Reply of petitioners Gregory Atkins, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 19 2021Petition DENIED.