|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issues: (1) Whether an accelerating fleeing driver’s sudden turn deprives a threatened shooting officer of qualified immunity; and (2) whether an unintended victim-passenger of a fleeing vehicle is “seized” for purposes of the Fourth Amendment.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 15 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 26, 2021)|
|Feb 17 2021||Waiver of right of respondent Jesse Lee Jetmore Stoddard-Nunez to respond filed.|
|Feb 24 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/19/2021.|
|Feb 24 2021||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by International Municipal Lawyers Association. (Distributed)|
|Feb 25 2021||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Peace Officers' Research Association of California, et al. (Distributed)|
|Mar 02 2021||Proposal under Rule 32.3 to lodge non-record material with the Clerk filed by counsel for amici curiae Peace Officers' Research Association of California, PORAC Legal Defense Fund, et al. filed.|
|Mar 08 2021||Response Requested. (Due April 7, 2021)|
|Mar 10 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 7, 2021 to June 7, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Mar 11 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 7, 2021.|
|Jun 07 2021||Brief of respondent Jessie Lee Jetmore Stoddard-Nunez in opposition filed.|
A surprising stat at this point in the term: Both Kagan and Breyer have been in the majority slightly more often than Alito.
Kavanaugh continues to have the highest rate (as he has for most of the term). Sotomayor has the lowest.
Still 15 cases left. So this could all change.
The first two pieces in our symposium on yesterday's decision in Fulton v. Philadelphia are up. First, @JimOleske dissects the decision in light of the court's shadow-docket ruling in Tandon v. Newsom, which took a very different approach to free exercise.
Fulton quiets Tandon’s thunder: A free exercise puzzle - SCOTUSblog
This article is the first entry in a symposium on the court’s decision in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia. ...
Number of pages written by each justice in the five decisions handed down this week (majority opinions, concurrences, and dissents all included):
While today's decision in Fulton v. Philadelphia is a win for a Catholic group seeking to participate in the city's foster program, it stops short of the broad endorsement of religious freedom the challengers had hoped for. Here's @AHoweBlogger's analysis:
Court holds that city’s refusal to make referrals to faith-based agency violates Constitution - SCOTUSblog
In a clash between religious freedom and public policies that protect LGBTQ people, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday...
Now do we say that Sonia Sotomayor and the other liberals supported child slavery by all voting for Nestle today? Of course not. And Nestle’s lawyers like @Neal_katyal obviously don’t either. The cheap attacks on the court and thoughtful lawyers did not age well. -tg
The claim @nealkatyal was defending slavery is flat wrong & libelous. Here is what he actually said, which is the reverse: child slavery is abhorrent, criminal, horrific. Remember in a pending case he can't comment, so read what he really said in full.
Tired from this morning's momentous opinions? Get ready to do it all again next week -- three times. The court just revealed that next Monday, Wednesday and Friday will all be opinion days.
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