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Bass v. Greve

Petition for certiorari denied on March 1, 2021
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-283 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issues: (1) Whether Officer Austin Bass had probable cause to arrest under the Fourth Amendment when the suspect admitted to trying to enter a closed and locked building, breaking a door handle in the process, but offered a questionable claim of an innocent mental state when explaining his behavior to Bass; and (2) whether, even if there was no probable cause to arrest Patrick Greve for any offense, Bass was entitled to qualified immunity because the law was not clearly established in this regard.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 31 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 5, 2020)
Sep 24 2020Waiver of right of respondent Patrick Greve, et al. to respond filed.
Sep 30 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/16/2020.
Oct 13 2020Response Requested. (Due November 12, 2020)
Oct 26 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 12, 2020 to November 24, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 28 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 24, 2020.
Nov 24 2020Brief of respondent Patrick Greve in opposition filed.
Dec 01 2020Motion of petitioner to delay distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari under Rule 15.5 from December 9, 2020 to December 23, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 02 2020Motion to delay distribution of the petition for a writ certiorari until December 23, 2020 granted.
Dec 18 2020Reply of petitioner Austin Bass filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.
Jan 07 2021Rescheduled.
Jan 11 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/15/2021.
Jan 14 2021Rescheduled.
Jan 19 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/22/2021.
Jan 21 2021Rescheduled.
Feb 12 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/19/2021.
Feb 18 2021Rescheduled.
Feb 22 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/26/2021.
Mar 01 2021Petition DENIED.