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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.

Filarsky v. Delia

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-1018 9th Cir. Jan 17, 2012
Tr.Aud.
Apr 17, 2012 9-0 Roberts OT 2011

Holding: A private individual temporarily retained by the government to carry out its work is entitled to seek qualified immunity from suit under 42 U. S. C. § 1983.

Judgment: Reversed, 9-0, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on April 17, 2012. Justices Ginsburg and Sotomayor each filed concurring opinions.

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