|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.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 16 2019||Application (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 2019||Application (19A309) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until December 6, 2019.|
|Nov 22 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 26, 2019)|
|Dec 06 2019||Waiver of right of respondent Michael Vickers to respond filed.|
|Dec 18 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/10/2020.|
|Dec 20 2019||Brief 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 2020||Response Requested. (Due February 7, 2020)|
|Jan 14 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 7, 2020 to March 9, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jan 16 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 9, 2020.|
|Feb 18 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 9, 2020 to April 8, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Feb 19 2020||Response to motion from petitioner Amy Corbitt filed.|
|Feb 20 2020||Reply in support of motion filed.|
|Feb 24 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including April 8, 2020.|
|Apr 03 2020||Brief of respondent Michael Vickers in opposition filed.|
|Apr 21 2020||Reply of petitioner Amy Corbitt filed.|
|Apr 28 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/15/2020.|
|May 13 2020||Rescheduled.|
|May 18 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/21/2020.|
|May 22 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/28/2020.|
|Jun 01 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/4/2020.|
|Jun 08 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/11/2020.|
|Jun 15 2020||Petition DENIED.|
JUST IN: The Supreme Court agrees to take up five new cases, including an appeal from a high school football coach who lost his job after he prayed on the field.
#SCOTUS will have more opinions next Thursday at 10 am.
A workplace vaccine-or-test requirement that would have covered 84 million workers -- blocked. A vaccine mandate for over 10 million health care workers -- allowed to take effect.
Full analysis from @AHoweBlogger on this afternoon's rulings:
Fractured court blocks vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces but green-lights vaccine mandate for health care workers - SCOTUSblog
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Here's a two-minute explainer from @katieleebarlow, SCOTUSblog's TikTokker-in-residence, on the pair of vaccine decisions the court just handed down.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court BLOCKS the federal government's COVID-19 vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces. The court ALLOWS a vaccine mandate for workers at federally funded health care facilities to take effect nationwide.
SCOTUS releases just one opinion today: an 8-1 decision on an arcane question of pension payments for "dual-status military technicians." The court rules in favor of the government's statutory interpretation and against the technicians. Barrett has the opinion; Gorsuch dissents.