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Momphard v. Knibbs

Petition for certiorari denied on October 11, 2022
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-8 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2022

Issues: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit erred in finding that a reasonable officer in petitioner’s position would not have perceived a danger that justified lethal force; and (2) whether the 4th Circuit erred in defining respondent’s clearly established constitutional right in a general sense by stretching cases with superficial similarities for purposes of abrogating qualified immunity.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 28 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 1, 2022)
Jul 27 2022Waiver of right of respondent Melissa B. Knibbs to respond filed.
Aug 03 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.
Aug 08 2022Response Requested. (Due September 7, 2022)
Sep 07 2022Brief of respondent Melissa B. Knibbs in opposition filed.
Sep 20 2022Reply of petitioners Anthony Momphard, Jr., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 21 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/7/2022.
Oct 11 2022Petition DENIED.