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Mooney v. Illinois Education Association

Petition for certiorari denied on January 25, 2021
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1126 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issues: (1) Whether 42 U.S.C. § 1983 provides a “good-faith defense” to private entities who violate another’s constitutional rights before the courts have clearly established the illegality of their conduct; and (2) whether the defenses of qualified immunity or “good faith” allow a defendant who takes another person’s money or property in violation of the Constitution—but in reliance on a statute or court ruling that purported to authorize its conduct and is only later declared unconstitutional—to keep that money or property when the owner sues for its return.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 10 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 13, 2020)
Mar 20 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 13, 2020 to May 13, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 20 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 13, 2020.
May 11 2020Brief of respondents Illinois Education Association, et al. in opposition filed.
Jun 02 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/18/2020.
Jun 09 2020Reply of petitioner Stacey Mooney filed. (Distributed)
Jun 16 2020Rescheduled.
Jun 22 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/25/2020.
Jun 23 2020Rescheduled.
Jul 15 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
Aug 04 2020Rescheduled.
Sep 23 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/9/2020.
Oct 05 2020Rescheduled.
Oct 13 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/16/2020.
Oct 14 2020Rescheduled.
Oct 26 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/30/2020.
Oct 29 2020Rescheduled.
Nov 04 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/20/2020.
Nov 10 2020Rescheduled.
Dec 30 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/15/2021.
Jan 14 2021Rescheduled.
Jan 19 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/22/2021.
Jan 25 2021Petition DENIED. Justice Barrett took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.