|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-1690||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2021|
Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit departed from longstanding procedure and precedent and failed to view video and other evidence in the light most favorable to the plaintiff with respect to the central facts of the case and accepted a version of facts that is a “visible fiction” when it “should have viewed the facts in the light depicted by the videotape” and other evidence.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jun 02 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 7, 2021)|
|Jul 07 2021||Waiver of right of respondent Daniel Rivas-Villegas to respond filed.|
|Jul 14 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.|
|Oct 04 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/8/2021.|
|Oct 12 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/15/2021.|
|Oct 18 2021||Petition DENIED.|
Today at SCOTUS: The justices meet privately for their annual "long conference" to review cert petitions that have rolled in over the summer. They'll also likely discuss the status of the Dobbs leak investigation and whether to continue live audio of oral arguments this term.
BREAKING: In 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court ALLOWS Alabama to execute Alan Miller, whose lethal injection was scheduled for tonight. In a brief shadow-docket order, SCOTUS lifts a lower court's injunction that had blocked the execution. Barrett joins the three liberals in dissent.
JUST IN: By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court DENIES Yeshiva University's emergency request to intervene now in a dispute over whether the university must recognize an LGBTQ student group. Roberts and Kavanaugh join with Sotomayor, Kagan, and Jackson. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/21pdf/22a184_3ea4.pdf
Two justices worked for Kenneth Starr early in their careers. John Roberts was his deputy when Starr was solicitor general during the George H.W. Bush administration. Brett Kavanaugh clerked for Starr on the D.C. Circuit and was on Starr's team for the Clinton investigation.
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On today's SCOTUStalk episode @marinklevy joins to talk new-justice history, including the time Earl Warren rushed across the country to take his seat and showed up with the wrong type of robes.
Speaking in Colorado last night, John Roberts announced that members of the public will be allowed to attend oral arguments when the new term starts next month, according to press reports. It will be the first time the Supreme Court will reopen since the start of the pandemic.