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Linthicum v. Smith

Petition for certiorari denied on October 2, 2023
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-756 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2023

Issues: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit manifestly departed from this court’s precedent by holding that authority that postdates the defendant’s alleged acts can clearly establish the law for purposes of overcoming qualified immunity; and (2) whether the 5th Circuit defined inmates’ rights to care for serious medical needs at an impermissibly high level of generality.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 08 2023Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 13, 2023)
Mar 29 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/14/2023.
Apr 11 2023Response Requested. (Due May 11, 2023)
Apr 28 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 11, 2023 to June 12, 2023, submitted to The Clerk.
May 01 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 12, 2023.
Jun 12 2023Brief of respondent Robin Wayne Smith in opposition filed.
Jun 27 2023Reply of petitioners Lannette Linthicum, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 28 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/26/2023.
Oct 02 2023Petition DENIED.