|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether through the provision of mental health services, a private, nonprofit hospital and private health care providers become state actors, subject to claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, when they provide mental health services to a person who was deemed to be “gravely disabled” and to “present a likelihood of serious harm to others” under the state’s involuntary commitment law.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 12 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 15, 2021)|
|Mar 17 2021||Waiver of right of respondent Kenneth Rawson to respond filed.|
|Mar 31 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/16/2021.|
|Apr 12 2021||Response Requested. (Due May 12, 2021)|
|Apr 19 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 12, 2021 to July 12, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Apr 20 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 12, 2021.|
|Jun 25 2021||Notice of Unavailability of Recovery Innovations, Inc., et al. not accepted for filing. (June 29, 2021)|
|Jul 09 2021||Brief of respondent Kenneth Rawson in opposition filed.|
|Jul 26 2021||Reply of petitioners Recovery Innovations, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jul 28 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.|
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