|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|21-771||7th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2021|
Issue: Whether Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15(c)(1)(C) categorically excludes relation back — when a plaintiff files an amended complaint changing the name of a defendant and that amendment relates back to the date of the original complaint — if the plaintiff initially used John Doe placeholders in the complaint due to inadequate knowledge regarding the defendants’ names.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 14 2021||Application (21A102) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 4, 2021 to December 6, 2021, submitted to Justice Barrett.|
|Oct 26 2021||Application (21A102) granted by Justice Barrett extending the time to file until November 19, 2021.|
|Nov 19 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 27, 2021)|
|Dec 08 2021||Brief amici curiae of Former Jailhouse Lawyers filed.|
|Dec 20 2021||Waiver of right of respondent Teresa Cleveland to respond filed.|
|Dec 27 2021||Brief amici curiae of Civil Procedure Scholars filed.|
|Dec 27 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Howard University School of Law Civil Rights Clinic filed.|
|Jan 12 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/18/2022.|
|Jan 20 2022||Response Requested. (Due February 22, 2022)|
|Feb 22 2022||Brief of respondent Teresa Cleveland, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Mar 08 2022||Reply of petitioner Justin Herrera filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 09 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/25/2022.|
|Mar 28 2022||Petition DENIED.|
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