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On Friday, the Supreme Court released orders from the January 17 conference, granting six cases for a total of three hours of oral argument. The justices are expected to release additional orders from the conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
On Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in Shular v. United States. Click to read our preview from Leah Litman.
On Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in GE Energy Power Conversion France v. Outokumpu Stainless USA. Click to read our preview from Ronald Mann.

Coutts v. Watson

Petition for certiorari denied on June 26, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1075 3d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issue: Whether a prisoner who claims that he was charged with misconduct in retaliation for activity protected by the First Amendment may prevail on his claim when he was found guilty of the misconduct in a constitutionally adequate proceeding.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 2 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 6, 2017)
Mar 14 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 5, 2017.
May 5 2017Brief of respondent Joseph Watson in opposition filed.
May 16 2017Reply of petitioner Ronald Coutts filed.
May 23 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 8, 2017.
Jun 12 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 15, 2017.
Jun 19 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2017.
Jun 26 2017Petition DENIED.
 
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