|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|18-1191||11th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2018|
Issue: Whether a state official’s qualified immunity defense to a claim for money damages necessarily fails if he cannot first prove that he had authority under state law to perform the challenged act.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 11 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 12, 2019)|
|Apr 08 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 12, 2019 to May 13, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Apr 09 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 13, 2019.|
|May 06 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 13, 2019 to May 20, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.|
|May 07 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including May 20, 2019.|
|May 20 2019||Brief of respondent Estate of Marquette Cummings in opposition filed.|
|Jun 03 2019||Reply of petitioner Carter Davenport filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 04 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/20/2019.|
|Jun 24 2019||Petition DENIED.|
NEW: SCOTUS adds one new case to its docket for next term: Hemphill v. New York, a criminal-procedure case about the interaction between hearsay rules and the right of defendants to confront witnesses against them. Still no action on major petitions involving guns and abortion.
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