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Wexford Health v. Garrett

Petition for certiorari denied on May 18, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-867 3rd Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether, if a prisoner fails to exhaust administrative remedies before filing a lawsuit, Section 1997e(a) of the Prison Litigation Reform Act mandates dismissal of the unexhausted claims, or the prisoner may cure his failure to exhaust by filing an amended complaint after his release from prison.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 18 2019Application (19A552) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 9, 2019 to February 7, 2020, submitted to Justice Alito.
Nov 18 2019Application (19A552) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until January 8, 2020.
Jan 08 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 10, 2020)
Jan 14 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 10, 2020 to March 11, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 16 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 11, 2020.
Feb 07 2020Brief amici curiae of Texas Association of Counties, National Sheriffs' Association, and Western States Sheriffs' Association filed.
Feb 10 2020Brief of respondent Debra Younkin, et al. in support filed.
Mar 11 2020Brief of respondent Kareem Garrett in opposition filed.
Mar 20 2020Reply of petitioners Shella A. Khatri, M.D., et al. filed.
Mar 25 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/17/2020.
Apr 15 2020Rescheduled.
Apr 20 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/24/2020.
Apr 27 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/1/2020.
May 11 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/15/2020.
May 18 2020Petition DENIED. Justice Thomas, dissenting from the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)