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Glisson v. D. O.

Petition for certiorari denied on October 10, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-17 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Disclosure: Vinson & Elkins LLP, whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case.

Issue: Whether Title IV-E of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 670 et. seq., confers an individual right to foster-care maintenance payments that is enforceable by bringing suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 12 2017Application (16A973) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 27, 2017 to June 26, 2017, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Apr 13 2017Application (16A973) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until June 26, 2017.
Jun 26 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 31, 2017)
Jul 19 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 23, 2017.
Jul 26 2017Brief amici curiae of The States of Washington, et al. filed.
Aug 23 2017Brief of respondents D. O., et al. in opposition filed.
Aug 23 2017Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondents D. O., et al.
Sep 05 2017Reply of petitioner Vickie Yates Brown Glisson, Secretary for the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services filed.
Sep 06 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/25/2017.
Oct 02 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/6/2017.
Oct 10 2017Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondents GRANTED.
Oct 10 2017Petition DENIED.