|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|16-1067||7th Cir.||Dec 6, 2017||Feb 21, 2018||5-4||Gorsuch||OT 2017|
Holding: In cases governed by 42 U.S.C. § 1997e(d), district courts must apply as much of a judgment in a federal civil rights suit as necessary, up to 25 percent, to satisfy an award of attorney’s fees.
Judgment: Affirmed, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Gorsuch on February 21, 2018. Justice Sotomayor filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justices Ginsburg, Breyer, and Kagan joined.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 02 2017||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 5, 2017)|
|Mar 30 2017||Waiver of right of respondent Robert Smith, et al. to respond filed.|
|Apr 03 2017||Brief amici curiae of Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center, et al. filed.|
|Apr 12 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 28, 2017.|
|Apr 12 2017||Response Requested. (Due May 12, 2017)|
|Apr 25 2017||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 12, 2017.|
|Jun 14 2017||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including July 12, 2017.|
|Jul 12 2017||Brief of respondents Robert Smith, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Jul 18 2017||Reply of petitioner Charles Murphy filed.|
|Jul 26 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 25, 2017.|
|Aug 25 2017||Petition GRANTED.|
|Sep 05 2017||Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Charles Murphy.|
|Sep 29 2017||Brief of petitioner Charles Murphy filed.|
|Oct 06 2017||Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties, et al. filed.|
|Oct 06 2017||SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, December 6, 2017|
|Oct 10 2017||Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.|
|Oct 20 2017||CIRCULATED|
|Oct 30 2017||Brief of respondents Robert Smith, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 06 2017||Brief amici curiae of States of Michigan, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 16 2017||Reply of petitioner Charles Murphy filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 06 2017||Argued. For petitioner: Stuart Banner, Los Angeles, Cal. For respondents: Brett E. Legner, Deputy Solicitor General, Chicago, Ill.|
|Feb 21 2018||Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Gorsuch, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Thomas, and Alito, JJ., joined. Sotomayor, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Ginsburg, Breyer, and Kagan, JJ., joined.|
|Mar 26 2018||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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