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Johnson v. Stinson

Petition for certiorari denied on March 26, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-749 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issues: Whether Johnson v. Jones precludes a federal appellate court from exercising jurisdiction over a challenge to a denial of qualified immunity that turns not upon disputed facts, but upon the disputed application of the inferences drawn by the district court from the facts, in concluding that a reasonable jury could find a violation of a constitutional right which was clearly established; and (2) whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, sitting en banc, applied an impermissibly broad reading of Johnson v. Jones in vacating the opinion of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit's three-judge panel and denying jurisdiction over Dr. Lowell T. Johnson's appeal, where the appeal sought review of the district court's determination that a reasonable jury could find that Dr. Johnson violated respondent's right to due process.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 15 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 21, 2017)
Jan 10 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/16/2018.
Jan 18 2018Response Requested. (Due February 20, 2018)
Feb 20 2018Brief of respondent Robert Stinson in opposition filed. VIDED.
Mar 02 2018Reply of petitioners Lowell T. Johnson and Raymond D. Rawson filed. VIDED
Mar 07 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/23/2018.
Mar 26 2018Petition DENIED.