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Lee v. Ohio Education Association

Petition for certiorari denied on January 25, 2021
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.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 28 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 2, 2020)
Nov 02 2020Waiver of right of respondent Ohio Education Association, et al. to respond filed.
Nov 04 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/20/2020.
Nov 10 2020Response Requested. (Due December 10, 2020)
Dec 10 2020Brief of respondents Ohio Education Association, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 30 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/15/2021.
Jan 14 2021Rescheduled.
Jan 19 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/22/2021.