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Moon v. County of El Paso, Texas

Petition for certiorari denied on May 20, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-1193 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

Issue: Whether absolute immunity shields a prosecutor’s unconstitutional handling of post-conviction DNA testing under Imbler v. Pachtman when the prosecutor’s personal involvement with legal proceedings has ended, there is no ongoing judicial proceeding in which the prosecutor could function as an advocate, and all existing direct and collateral post-conviction appeals have been exhausted.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 12 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 15, 2019)
Mar 19 2019Letter pursuant to Rule 12.6 from counsel for the petitioner received.
Apr 05 2019Waiver of right of respondent City of El Paso, Texas to respond filed.
Apr 11 2019Brief of County of El Paso, et al. in opposition not accepted for filing. (April 12, 2019) (Corrected electronic filing submitted)
Apr 11 2019Brief of respondents County of El Paso, et al. in opposition filed. (4/15/2019)
Apr 30 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/16/2019.
May 07 2019Reply of petitioner BrandonLee Moon filed. (Distributed)
May 20 2019Petition DENIED.