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Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-968 11th Cir. Jan 12, 2021 TBD TBD TBD OT 2020

Issue: Whether a government’s post-filing change of an unconstitutional policy moots nominal-damages claims that vindicate the government’s past, completed violation of a plaintiff’s constitutional right.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 24 2019Application (19A461) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 3, 2019 to January 31, 2020, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Oct 28 2019Application (19A461) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until January 31, 2020.
Jan 31 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 4, 2020)
Feb 13 2020Blanket Consent filed by Petitioners, Chike Uzuegbunam, et al.
Feb 19 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 4, 2020 to April 8, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 19 2020Blanket Consent filed by Respondents, Stanley Preczewski, et al.
Feb 24 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 8, 2020.
Feb 28 2020Brief amicus curiae of Foundation for Moral Law filed.
Mar 02 2020Brief amicus curiae of Young Americans for Liberty, Inc. filed.
Mar 02 2020Brief amicus curiae of Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty filed.
Mar 03 2020Brief amicus curiae of Americans for Prosperity Foundation filed.
Mar 03 2020Brief amicus curiae of American Humanist Association filed.
Mar 04 2020Brief amicus curiae of The Islam and Religious Freedom Action Team of the Religious Freedom Institute filed.
Mar 04 2020Brief amicus curiae of Foundation for Individual Rights in Education filed.
Mar 04 2020Brief amicus curiae of CatholicVote.org Education Fund filed.
Mar 27 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 8, 2020 to April 22, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 30 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including April 22, 2020.
Apr 22 2020Brief of respondents Stanley Preczewski, et al. in opposition filed.
May 05 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/21/2020.
May 05 2020Reply of petitioners Chike Uzuegbunam, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jul 08 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 7/8/2020.
Jul 09 2020Petition GRANTED.
Jul 27 2020Joint motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Jul 28 2020Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Chike Uzuegbunam, et al.
Aug 03 2020Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Stanley Preczewski, et al.
Aug 06 2020Joint motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including September 8, 2020. The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including October 22, 2020.
Aug 25 2020Joint motion for a further extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Sep 01 2020Joint motion to further extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including September 22, 2020. The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is further extended to and including November 19, 2020.
Sep 22 2020Joint appendix filed.
Sep 22 2020Brief of petitioners Chike Uzuegbunam, et al. filed.
Sep 24 2020Brief amicus curiae of Foundation for Moral Law filed.
Sep 24 2020Brief amicus curiae of Council on American-Islamic Relations filed.
Sep 25 2020Brief amicus curiae of Young Americans for Liberty, Inc. filed.
Sep 25 2020Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Sep 28 2020Brief amicus curiae of Public Citizen filed.
Sep 29 2020Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Sep 29 2020Brief amicus curiae of Child Evangelism Fellowship, Inc. filed.
Sep 29 2020Brief amicus curiae of Frederick Douglass Foundation, Inc. filed.
Sep 29 2020Brief amici curiae of Foundation for Individual Rights in Education and Cato Institute filed.
Sep 29 2020Brief amici curiae of General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, et al. filed.
Sep 29 2020Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed.
Sep 29 2020Brief amicus curiae of The Islam and Religious Freedom Action Team of the Religious Freedom Institute filed.
Sep 29 2020Brief amicus curiae of The Rutherford Institute filed.
Sep 29 2020Brief amici curiae of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, et al. filed.
Sep 29 2020Brief amicus curiae of Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty filed.
Sep 29 2020Brief amicus curiae of National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, Inc. filed.
Sep 29 2020Brief amicus curiae of Christian Legal Society filed.
Sep 29 2020Brief amicus curiae of CatholicVote.org Education Fund filed.
Sep 29 2020Brief amicus curiae of The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty filed.
Sep 29 2020Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Free Speech filed.
Sep 29 2020Brief amici curiae of Justice and Freedom Fund, et al. filed.
Sep 29 2020Amicus brief of American Humanist Association not accepted for filing. (October 06, 2020 - Corrected version submitted)
Sep 29 2020Brief amicus curiae of American Humanist Association filed. (October 7, 2020)
Nov 16 2020Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Nov 19 2020Brief of respondents Stanley Preczewski, et al. filed.
Nov 25 2020SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.
Nov 25 2020Brief amici curiae of District of Columbia, et al. filed.
Nov 25 2020Brief amici curiae of National Conference of State Legislatures, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 03 2020Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 11th Circuit.
Dec 03 2020The record from the U.S.C.A. 11th Circuit is electronic and located on PACER.
Dec 04 2020The record from the U.S. Dist. Court of Northern Dist. of Georgia (Atlanta) is electronic and located on PACER.
Dec 07 2020Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Dec 08 2020CIRCULATED
Dec 21 2020Reply of petitioners Chike Uzuegbunam, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 12 2021Argued. For petitioners: Kristen K. Waggoner, Scottsdale, Ariz.; and Hashim M. Mooppan, Counselor to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondents: Andrew A. Pinson, Atlanta, Ga.