|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-1104||7th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issue: Whether there is a “good faith defense” to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 that shields a defendant from damages liability for depriving citizens of their constitutional rights if the defendant acted under color of a law before it was held unconstitutional.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 09 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 9, 2020)|
|Mar 20 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 9, 2020 to May 11, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Mar 20 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 11, 2020, for all respondents.|
|Apr 09 2020||Brief amici curiae of Goldwater Institute; Cato Institute; Mackinac Center for Public Policy filed.|
|May 11 2020||Brief of respondent American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31 in opposition filed.|
|May 11 2020||Brief of respondents Kwame Raoul and Janel L. Forde in opposition filed.|
|May 22 2020||Reply of petitioner Mark Janus filed.|
|Jun 02 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/18/2020.|
|Jun 16 2020||Rescheduled.|
|Jun 22 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/25/2020.|
|Jun 23 2020||Rescheduled.|
|Jul 15 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.|
|Aug 04 2020||Rescheduled.|
|Sep 04 2020||Supplemental brief of petitioner Mark Janus filed.|
|Sep 11 2020||Supplemental brief of respondents American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31, et al. filed.|
|Sep 23 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/9/2020.|
|Oct 05 2020||Rescheduled.|
|Oct 13 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/16/2020.|
|Oct 14 2020||Rescheduled.|
|Oct 26 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/30/2020.|
|Oct 29 2020||Rescheduled.|
|Nov 04 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/20/2020.|
|Nov 10 2020||Rescheduled.|
|Dec 30 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/15/2021.|
|Jan 14 2021||Rescheduled.|
|Jan 19 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/22/2021.|
|Jan 25 2021||Petition DENIED. Justice Barrett took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.|
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