|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issues: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit improperly denied qualified immunity for an officer's failure to disclose their subjective intent and state of mind in a warrant application in direct contravention of Devenpeck v. Alford; and (2) whether the 2nd Circuit improperly denied qualified immunity for an officer's failing to include each of the defendant’s protestations of innocence, even those they did not deem credible, in a warrant for his arrest.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 25 2022||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 26, 2022)|
|Aug 19 2022||Waiver of right of respondent Laurence Washington to respond filed.|
|Aug 24 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.|
|Aug 31 2022||Response Requested. (Due September 30, 2022)|
|Sep 21 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 30, 2022 to October 31, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Sep 23 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including October 31, 2022.|
|Oct 31 2022||Brief of respondent Laurence Washington in opposition filed.|
|Nov 10 2022||Reply of petitioners Frank Napolitano, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 15 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/2/2022.|
Cecilia (Cissy) Suyat Marshall, the widow of Thurgood Marshall, died this morning at 94. Here is the court's announcement.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court REJECTS Trump's bid to prevent the House Ways & Means Committee from obtaining his tax returns. No noted dissents.
The brief order may end years of litigation over the committee's efforts to review the tax records of Trump and his businesses.
JUST IN: Whisky, dog toys... and trademark law.
SCOTUS has agreed to hear a dispute between Jack Daniel's and a company that makes squeaking "Bad Spaniels" dog toys. The case will have implications for the tension between parody & intellectual property. https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112122zr_e1p3.pdf
In a quiet Monday morning order list, SCOTUS adds no new cases to its docket. The court will not hear Brooks v. Abbott, a challenge to an alleged racial gerrymander of a state senate district in Texas. Here's the full order list: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112122zor_7lhn.pdf
JUST IN: The Biden administration, as expected, asks the Supreme Court to revive Biden's student-loan relief plan. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit blocked the government from implementing the plan; Biden wants SCOTUS to lift that ruling. https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/22A444-2.pdf
JUST IN: The Supreme Court DENIES Arizona GOP chair Kelli Ward's bid to block the Jan. 6 committee from reviewing her phone records. Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito dissent from the court's brief, unexplained order denying Ward's request.
NEW: Another fight on the shadow docket over a subpoena seeking information about election interference. Arizona GOP chairwoman Kelli Ward is asking SCOTUS to block the Jan. 6 committee's subpoena for her phone records. Here's Ward's filing: https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/22A350.pdf