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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)