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Walker v. City of Calhoun, Georgia

Petition for certiorari denied on April 1, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-814 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

Issues: (1) Whether heightened scrutiny under the 14th Amendment applies to a government policy that keeps misdemeanor and traffic-offense arrestees in jail pretrial solely because they are poor; and (2) whether the government can keep misdemeanor and traffic-offense arrestees in jail for up to 48 hours after arrest solely because they are poor when it has offered no reason for doing so.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 08 2018Application (18A503) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 20, 2018 to December 20, 2018, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Nov 09 2018Application (18A503) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until December 20, 2018.
Dec 20 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 28, 2019)
Jan 03 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 28, 2019 to February 27, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 07 2019Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Maurice Walker.
Jan 08 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 27, 2019.
Jan 17 2019Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, City of Calhoun, Georgia.
Jan 28 2019Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association filed.
Jan 28 2019Brief amici curiae of Law Professors of Criminal, Procedural, et al. filed.
Jan 28 2019Brief amici curiae of National Association of Pretrial Services Agencies, et al. filed.
Jan 28 2019Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
Feb 27 2019Brief of respondent City of Calhoun, Georgia in opposition filed.
Mar 12 2019Reply of petitioner Maurice Walker filed.
Mar 13 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/29/2019.
Apr 01 2019Petition DENIED.
 
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