|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|18-761||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2018|
Issue: Whether prison inmates have a First Amendment right to include threatening, abusive and irrelevant language in grievances.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Dec 12 2018||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 14, 2019)|
|Jan 03 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 14, 2019 to February 28, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jan 08 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 28, 2019.|
|Jan 14 2019||Brief amici curiae of Arizona, et al. filed.|
|Feb 28 2019||Brief of respondent Thomas Richey W.S. in opposition filed.|
|Mar 18 2019||Reply of petitioner D. Dahne filed.|
|Mar 20 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/12/2019.|
|Apr 15 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/18/2019.|
|Apr 22 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/26/2019.|
|May 06 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/9/2019.|
|May 13 2019||Petition DENIED. Justice Alito, with whom Justice Thomas and Justice Kavanaugh join, dissenting from denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)|
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