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Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center Commission v. John Doe

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-48 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether professional judgment rather than deliberate indifference is the proper constitutional standard for a claim of inadequate medical care brought against a secure juvenile detention center by a minor immigrant detainee in federal custody; and (2) whether a minor’s claim for injunctive relief seeking constitutionally adequate medical treatment from a secure juvenile detention center may be redressed by the court without a parent, guardian, or legal custodian joined as a party to the case.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 09 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 13, 2021)
Aug 09 2021Waiver of right of respondent John Doe 4 to respond filed.
Aug 11 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.
Aug 30 2021Response Requested. (Due September 29, 2021)
Sep 07 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 29, 2021 to October 29, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 08 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including October 29, 2021.
Oct 21 2021Letter of October 19, 2021, regarding substiution of parties, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Oct 29 2021Brief of respondents John Doe 5, et al. in opposition filed.
Nov 12 2021Reply of petitioner Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center Commission filed. (Distributed)
Nov 16 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/3/2021.