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Scott County, Tennesse v. Brawner

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-1210 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should apply the subjective test for deliberate indifference set forth in Farmer v. Brennan to claims by pretrial detainees of inadequate medical care when the application of the solely objective standard in Kingsley v. Hendrickson to these claims fails to consider the difference between action and inaction, results in the constitutionalization of medical malpractice, and creates the only situation in which a person can be held personally liable for violating the constitutional rights of another without committing any intentional act.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 28 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 4, 2022)
Mar 31 2022Waiver of right of respondent Tammy M. Brawner to respond filed.
Apr 01 2022Brief amici curiae of Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne Counties, Michigan filed.
Apr 04 2022Brief amici curiae of National Troopers Coalition, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 04 2022Brief amicus curiae of Kentucky Jailers Association filed. (Distributed)
Apr 06 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/22/2022.
Apr 12 2022Response Requested. (Due May 12, 2022)
Apr 19 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 12, 2022 to June 13, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 20 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 13, 2022.
Jun 13 2022Brief of respondent Tammy M. Brawner in opposition filed.
Jun 27 2022Reply of petitioner Scott County, Tennessee filed. (Distributed)
Jun 29 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.