|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-1539||9th Cir.||Not Argued||Oct 18, 2021||N/A||Per Curiam||OT 2021|
Holding: Officer Rivas-Villegas is entitled to qualified immunity in this excessive force action brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit’s holding that circuit precedent “put him on notice that his conduct constituted excessive force” is reversed.
Judgment: Reversed in a per curiam opinion on October 18, 2021.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Apr 30 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 4, 2021)|
|Jun 01 2021||Brief amici curiae of California State Sheriffs' Assoc., California Police Chiefs Assoc., California Peace Officers' Assoc. filed.|
|Jun 02 2021||Brief of respondent Ramon Cortesluna in opposition filed.|
|Jul 08 2021||Reply of petitioner Daniel Rivas-Villegas filed.|
|Jul 14 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.|
|Oct 04 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/8/2021.|
|Oct 12 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/15/2021.|
|Oct 18 2021||Petition GRANTED. Determination of United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that Rivas-Villegas is not entitled to qualified immunity REVERSED. Opinion per curiam. (Detached Opinion)|
|Nov 19 2021||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|