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City of Anaheim, California v. Valenzuela

Petition for certiorari denied on December 12, 2022
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-1598 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2022

Issue: Whether under Robertson v. Wegmann a federal court must apply a state law prohibition on hedonic damages to a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 survival claim, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit has held, or whether a limitation on such damages is inconsistent with the purposes of Section 1983, as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 7th and 9th Circuits have held.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 24 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 28, 2022)
Jul 12 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from July 28, 2022 to September 26, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Jul 14 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 26, 2022.
Jul 28 2022Brief amicus curiae of Association of Southern California Defense Counsel filed.
Jul 28 2022Brief amici curiae of International Municipal Lawyers Association and League of California Cities filed.
Sep 26 2022Brief of respondents Fermin Vincent Valenzuela, et al. in opposition filed.
Oct 07 2022Reply of petitioners City of Anaheim, California, et al. filed.
Nov 22 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/9/2022.
Dec 12 2022Petition DENIED.