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Hernandez v. Mesa

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1678 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2019

Issue: Whether, when the plaintiffs plausibly allege that a rogue federal law-enforcement officer violated clearly established Fourth and Fifth amendment rights for which there is no alternative legal remedy, the federal courts can and should recognize a damages claim under Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 15 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 20, 2018)
Jul 18 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from July 20, 2018 to August 4, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jul 20 2018Brief amicus curiae of Government of the United Mexican States filed.
Jul 20 2018Brief amicus curiae of Professor Gregory C. Sisk filed.
Jul 23 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including August 6, 2018.
Aug 06 2018Response to petition from respondent Jesus Mesa, Jr. filed.
Aug 17 2018Reply of petitioner Jesus C. Hernández, et al. filed. VIDED.
Aug 22 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/24/2018.
Oct 01 2018The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Apr 11 2019Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Apr 17 2019Supplemental brief of petitioners Jesus C. Hernández, et al. filed.
Apr 30 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/16/2019.
May 20 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/23/2019.
May 28 2019Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.
May 29 2019Joint motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Jun 06 2019Joint motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including August 2, 2019. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including September 23, 2019.
Jun 06 2019Motion of Jesus C. Hernández, et al. to dispense with joint appendix submitted.
 
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