|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-518||11th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issue: Whether Michigan v. Summers authorizes police officers executing an arrest warrant to detain a bystander without individualized suspicion.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 16 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 19, 2020)|
|Nov 10 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 19, 2020 to December 21, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Nov 12 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 21, 2020.|
|Dec 21 2020||Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.|
|Dec 28 2020||Letter from counsel for petitioner waiving the 14-day waiting period under Rule 15.5 filed.|
|Dec 30 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/15/2021.|
|Dec 30 2020||Reply of petitioner Darrius Mastin filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 19 2021||Petition DENIED.|
NEW: The Supreme Court declines to block the execution of Alabama prisoner Willie Smith, who is scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection tonight. No noted dissents, but Sotomayor adds a brief statement expressing concerns about Alabama's conduct.
NEW: Texas files its response to the Justice Department's emergency application asking the Supreme Court to block the state's six-week abortion ban.
Full brief is here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/DocketPDF/21/21A85/197064/20211021113524436_21A85_United%20States%20v.%20Texas_Opposition.pdf
Breyer is the third justice since August to turn away an emergency challenge to a vaccine mandate, without referring the issue to the full court. Earlier: Barrett declined to block Indiana University's mandate, and Sotomayor declined to block NYC's mandate for school employees.
Justice Stephen Breyer turns down request to block enforcement of Maine's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers, although he leaves open possibility that plaintiffs can return to #SCOTUS after the court of appeals acts: https://www.supremecourt.gov/search.aspx?filename=/docket/docketfiles/html/public/21a83.html
Where do things stand at the Supreme Court with the two pending challenges to the Texas anti-abortion law? Here's an explainer from @katieleebarlow in a Tik Tok minute.
#SCOTUS grants request by Texas abortion providers to fast-track consideration of petition for cert before judgment in challenge to SB8. Response from Texas is due by noon on Thursday -- same time as Texas's response to US filing today. Order is here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/101821zr1_2c8f.pdf
BREAKING: The Justice Department has filed its emergency application asking the Supreme Court to block Texas' six-week abortion ban.
The filing is here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/DocketPDF/21/21A85/196650/20211018120230336_US%20v.%20Texas%20application%20final.pdf
NEW: The Justice Department, as expected, says it plans to ask the Supreme Court to block enforcement of the Texas law that bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.