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Chapman v. Doe

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-312 8th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether Clerk Chapman was properly denied quasi-judicial immunity because the judge could not recall anything about the case, including whether the judge directed her to notify the parents when an unemancipated minor filed an application for a judicial bypass to have an abortion; (2) whether it was clearly established in 2018 that providing prehearing notification to an unemancipated minor’s parent of a judicial bypass procedure violates the minor’s clearly established rights; and (3) whether, in light of this court’s intervening decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Org., the court should remand to determine whether Doe can show she has a right to a judicial bypass procedure without notice to her parents.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 15 2022Application (22A146) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 31, 2022 to September 30, 2022, submitted to Justice Kavanaugh.
Aug 18 2022Application (22A146) granted by Justice Kavanaugh extending the time to file until September 30, 2022.
Sep 30 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 3, 2022)
Nov 01 2022Waiver of right of respondent Jane Doe, by Next Friend Anthony E. Rothert to respond filed.
Nov 02 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/18/2022.
Nov 04 2022Response Requested. (Due December 5, 2022)