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Massie v. Mena

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-202 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether, under the particular facts and circumstances of this case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit erred in finding that Robert Massie’s actions constituted an excessive use of force in violation of the Fourth Amendment; and (2) whether, regardless of the answer to the first issue, the district court and 9th Circuit nonetheless erred in denying qualified immunity to Massie when it was not clearly established at the time of the incident (or now) that his actions constituted an excessive use of force in violation of the Fourth Amendment.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 18 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 21, 2020)
Sep 03 2020Waiver of right of respondent Basilea Mena to respond filed.
Sep 09 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
Sep 21 2020Response Requested. (Due October 21, 2020)
Oct 13 2020Motion of Basilea Mena for an extension of time not accepted for filing. (October 14, 2020 - Corrected letter to be submitted)
Oct 15 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 21, 2020 to November 20, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 16 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 20, 2020.
 
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