|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|12-7892||6th Cir.||Not Argued||Jun 3, 2013||TBD||TBD||OT 2012|
Issue: Whether the Sixth Circuit erred in holding – in conflict with all eleven other federal circuit courts of appeals – that the in forma pauperis statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2), prohibits indigent plaintiffs from amending their complaints.
Judgment: Vacated and remanded in light of LaFountain v. Harry on June 3, 2013.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Dec 17 2012||Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due January 22, 2013)|
|Jan 22 2013||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by American Friends Service Committee, et al.|
|Feb 7 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 22, 2013.|
|Feb 12 2013||Response Requested . (Due March 14, 2013)|
|Apr 24 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 9, 2013.|
|May 13 2013||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by American Friends Service Committee, et al. GRANTED.|
|May 13 2013||Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.|
|May 22 2013||Motion to remand filed by petitioner William David Burnside.|
|May 28 2013||Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 30, 2013.|
|Jun 3 2013||Motion to remand GRANTED.|
|Jun 3 2013||Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of LaFountain v. Harry, No. 11-1496, 2013 WL 2221569 (CA6, May 22, 2013).|
|Jul 5 2013||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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