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Ramirez v. Guadarrama

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-778 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, to defeat a motion to dismiss in a Section 1983 suit alleging that officers used excessive force, plaintiffs must plead as an element of their claim that the officers had an available alternative that “would have” avoided the harm.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 22 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 27, 2021)
Dec 16 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 27, 2021 to January 26, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 17 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 26, 2022, for all respondents.
Dec 23 2021Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed.
Jan 26 2022Brief of respondent Jeremias Guadarrama in opposition filed.
Jan 26 2022Brief of respondent Ebony N. Jefferson in opposition filed.
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Feb 09 2022Reply of petitioners Selina Ramirez, et al. filed. (Distributed)
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