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Ortiz v. Breslin

Petition for certiorari denied on February 22, 2022
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-7846 N.Y. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2021

Issues: (1) Whether the 14th Amendment prohibits prison authorities from indefinitely detaining supervisees based on an assumption that a municipality will not provide legally-mandated compliant housing; and (2) whether the Eighth Amendment bars prison authorities from extending incarceration for individuals based on their homelessness and indigence.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 22 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due May 26, 2021)
May 17 2021Waiver of right of respondent Dennis Breslin, et al. to respond filed.
May 19 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/3/2021.
May 20 2021Brief amicus curiae of Restorative Action Alliance, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
May 28 2021Response Requested. (Due June 28, 2021)
Jun 14 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 28, 2021 to July 28, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Jun 15 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 28, 2021.
Jul 28 2021Brief of respondents Dennis Breslin, et al. in opposition filed.
Aug 10 2021Reply of petitioner Angel Ortiz filed. (Distributed)
Aug 12 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.
Sep 03 2021Rescheduled.
Oct 04 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/8/2021.
Oct 05 2021Rescheduled.
Oct 12 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/15/2021.
Oct 12 2021Rescheduled.
Oct 25 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/29/2021.
Oct 25 2021Rescheduled.
Nov 01 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/5/2021.
Nov 01 2021Rescheduled.
Nov 08 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/12/2021.
Nov 09 2021Rescheduled.
Nov 15 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/19/2021.
Nov 15 2021Rescheduled.
Nov 29 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/3/2021.
Nov 29 2021Rescheduled.
Dec 06 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/10/2021.
Dec 06 2021Rescheduled.
Jan 03 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/7/2022.
Jan 04 2022Rescheduled.
Jan 10 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/14/2022.
Jan 10 2022Rescheduled.
Jan 18 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/21/2022.
Jan 18 2022Rescheduled.
Feb 11 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/18/2022.
Feb 22 2022Petition DENIED. Statement of Justice Sotomayor respecting the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)