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Corbitt v. Vickers

Petition for certiorari denied on June 15, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-679 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issues: (1) Whether qualified immunity is an affirmative defense (placing the burden on the defendant to raise and prove it) or whether it is a pleading requirement (placing the burden on a plaintiff to plead its absence); (2) whether the Supreme Court should recalibrate or reverse the doctrine of qualified immunity.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 16 2019Application (19A309) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 8, 2019 to December 6, 2019, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Sep 20 2019Application (19A309) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until December 6, 2019.
Nov 22 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 26, 2019)
Dec 06 2019Waiver of right of respondent Michael Vickers to respond filed.
Dec 18 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/10/2020.
Dec 20 2019Brief amici curiae of Cross-Ideological Groups Dedicated to Ensuring Official Accountability, Restoring the Public's Trust in Law Enforcement, and Promoting the Rule of Law filed. (Distributed)
Jan 08 2020Response Requested. (Due February 7, 2020)
Jan 14 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 7, 2020 to March 9, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 16 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 9, 2020.
Feb 18 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 9, 2020 to April 8, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 19 2020Response to motion from petitioner Amy Corbitt filed.
Feb 20 2020Reply in support of motion filed.
Feb 24 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including April 8, 2020.
Apr 03 2020Brief of respondent Michael Vickers in opposition filed.
Apr 21 2020Reply of petitioner Amy Corbitt filed.
Apr 28 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/15/2020.
May 13 2020Rescheduled.
May 18 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/21/2020.
May 22 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/28/2020.
Jun 01 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/4/2020.
Jun 08 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/11/2020.
Jun 15 2020Petition DENIED.
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