|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-682||8th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2019|
Issue: Whether police officers are entitled to qualified immunity as a matter of law—even if they use substantial force against nonthreatening suspected misdemeanants who are not fleeing, resisting arrest or posing a safety risk to anyone—so long as no prior case involves a virtually identical fact pattern.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 30 2019||Application (19A473) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 11, 2019 to December 11, 2019, submitted to Justice Gorsuch.|
|Oct 30 2019||Application (19A473) granted by Justice Gorsuch extending the time to file until December 11, 2019.|
|Nov 26 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 26, 2019)|
|Dec 23 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.|
|Dec 23 2019||Waiver of right of respondent Matt Ernst to respond filed.|
|Jan 08 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/24/2020.|
|Jan 13 2020||Response Requested. (Due February 12, 2020)|
|Feb 04 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 12, 2020 to March 13, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Feb 04 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 13, 2020.|
|Mar 13 2020||Brief of respondent Matt Ernst in opposition filed.|
|Mar 24 2020||Motion of petitioner to delay distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari under Rule 15.5 from April 1, 2020 to April 28, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Mar 25 2020||Motion to delay distribution of the petition for a writ certiorari until April 28, 2020, granted.|
|Apr 20 2020||Reply of petitioner Melanie Kelsay filed.|
|Apr 28 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/15/2020.|
|May 18 2020||Petition DENIED.|
|Jun 12 2020||Petition for Rehearing filed.|
|Jul 09 2020||DISTRIBUTED.|
|Aug 03 2020||Rehearing DENIED.|
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