|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-422||6th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issues: (1) Whether 42 U.S.C. § 1983 provides a “good-faith defense” to private entities who violate another’s constitutional rights before the courts have clearly established the illegality of their conduct; and (2) whether the defenses of qualified immunity or “good faith” allow a defendant who takes another person’s money or property in violation of the Constitution — but in reliance on a statute or court ruling that purported to authorize its conduct and is only later declared unconstitutional — to keep that money or property when the owner sues for its return.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 28 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 2, 2020)|
|Nov 02 2020||Waiver of right of respondent Ohio Education Association, et al. to respond filed.|
|Nov 04 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/20/2020.|
|Nov 10 2020||Response Requested. (Due December 10, 2020)|
|Dec 10 2020||Brief of respondents Ohio Education Association, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Dec 30 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/15/2021.|
|Jan 14 2021||Rescheduled.|
|Jan 19 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/22/2021.|
The Supreme Court got rid of several cases this morning -- in one fell swoop. Read @AHoweBlogger's latest coverage of the emoluments cases, spiritual advisers at Texas executions, Texas abortion policies, COVID restrictions, and NY political corruption.
Justices vacate rulings on Trump and emoluments - SCOTUSblog
The Supreme Court on Monday morning released orders from the justices’ private conference on Friday, Jan. 22. The justices once again did not ac...
In this morning's orders list, SCOTUS took no action on pending cert petitions involving:
- Mississippi's near-ban on abortions after 15 weeks,
- a Trump rule banning Title X clinics from providing abortion referrals,
- the Trump administration's "public charge" immigration rule.
No real opinions today. The Supreme Court dismissed cert as "improvidently granted" in Henry Schein Inc. v. Archer and White Sales Inc.—a case about arbitration agreements.
That's all for today, folks.
The Supreme Court does not add any cases to its docket. It sends the Trump emoluments case back to the lower court with instructions to dismiss as moot.
Here is the orders list. https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/012521zor_3f14.pdf
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