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Knight v. Grossman

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1138 7th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a claim for violation of a prisoner-patient’s 14th Amendment right to informed consent requires a showing of deliberate indifference and proof of refusal or whether the approach adopted by a majority of circuits, which applies a balancing test weighing, on one hand, the state’s interests in providing for the basic needs of prisoners and, on the other hand, the prisoner’s right to such information as is reasonably necessary to make an informed decision to accept or reject proposed treatment as well as a reasonable explanation of the viable alternative treatments available, should control.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 13 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 17, 2020)
Apr 03 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 17, 2020 to June 17, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 06 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 17, 2020.
Jun 17 2020Brief of respondent Thomas Grossman, Jr., M.D. in opposition filed.
Jun 29 2020Reply of petitioner DeWayne D. Knight filed. (Distributed)
Jul 01 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
 
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