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City of Newport Beach, California v. Vos

Petition for certiorari denied on May 20, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-672 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

Issues: (1) Whether Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act requires law enforcement officers to provide accommodations to an armed, violent and mentally ill suspect in the course of bringing the suspect into custody; (2) whether, under the Fourth Amendment “totality of the circumstances” analysis for assessing the reasonableness of force used against a suspect who attacks law enforcement officers, a court must take into account allegedly unreasonable police conduct that took place before the use of force, but foreseeably created the need to use that force; and (3) whether, under the Fourth Amendment’s analysis for use of force, a law enforcement officer’s interest in using deadly force against a suspect threatening an officer’s life is diminished if the assailant is mentally ill.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 20 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 24, 2018)
Dec 20 2018Waiver of right of respondents Richard Vos, et al. to respond filed.
Dec 20 2018Brief amici curiae of California State Association of Counties, et al. filed.
Jan 02 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/18/2019.
Jan 09 2019Response Requested. (Due February 8, 2019)
Jan 25 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 8, 2019 to March 10, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 29 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 11, 2019. See Rule 30.1.
Mar 11 2019Brief of respondents Richard Vos, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 25 2019Reply of petitioners City of Newport Beach, a governmental entity; Richard Henry; Nathan Farris filed. (Distributed)
Mar 27 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/12/2019.
Apr 15 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/18/2019.
Apr 22 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/26/2019.
May 06 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/9/2019.
May 13 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/16/2019.
May 20 2019Petition DENIED.