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City of Bakersfield, California v. Crawford

Petition for certiorari denied on October 5, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1099 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit erred when it held that evidence of prior incidents that indicate that an individual may be mentally ill could be introduced for the purpose of determining whether an officer used excessive force and/or was negligent even though neither the officer nor his department had any prior knowledge of such incidents.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 05 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 8, 2020)
Apr 22 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/15/2020.
May 12 2020Response Requested. (Due June 11, 2020)
Jun 11 2020Brief of respondent Leslie Laray Crawford in opposition filed.
Jul 01 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
Jul 10 2020Reply of petitioners City of Bakersfield, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 05 2020Petition DENIED.