|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|11-1485||Wash. App.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2012|
Issue: (1) Whether police officers, employed by the Puyallup Indian Tribe, but trained, certified, and cross-commissioned by the state of Washington, and armed, equipped, and provisioned by the United States, are subject to the Constitution, U.S. civil rights laws, and state tort law; (2) whether the Shelter or Conceal Clause of the Treaty of Medicine Creek, and additional sources of federal and state law, preempts any claims of qualified immunity by individual Puyallup tribal police officer defendants in a suit for violation of the Constitution, U.S. civil rights laws, and state tort law.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jun 4 2012||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 9, 2012)|
|Jul 9 2012||Brief of respondent Joseph S. Fitzpatrick, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Jul 25 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2012.|
|Oct 1 2012||The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
|May 23 2013||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|Jun 3 2013||Supplemental brief of petitioner Chris Young, as a Personal Representative of the Estate of Jeffry Young filed.|
|Jun 4 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 20, 2013.|
|Jun 24 2013||Petition DENIED.|
Here's today's order list: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/011822zor_5iel.pdf
The court doesn't add any new cases to its docket, and takes no action on major pending petitions involving affirmative action in higher education & religious objections to nondiscrimination laws meant to protect LGBTQ people.
As she did last week, Sonia Sotomayor will participate in this week's arguments remotely, SCOTUS says. @NinaTotenberg reported this morning that Sotomayor's decision is the result of Neil Gorsuch's refusal to wear a mask on the bench. All other justices have agreed to wear masks.
Today at SCOTUS: The court will release orders on pending petitions at 9:30 a.m., followed by two oral arguments starting at 10 -- one on a First Amendment spat over a Boston flag policy; the other on a family's quest to reclaim an Impressionist painting taken in WWII by Nazis.
JUST IN: The Supreme Court agrees to take up five new cases, including an appeal from a high school football coach who lost his job after he prayed on the field.
#SCOTUS will have more opinions next Thursday at 10 am.
A workplace vaccine-or-test requirement that would have covered 84 million workers -- blocked. A vaccine mandate for over 10 million health care workers -- allowed to take effect.
Full analysis from @AHoweBlogger on this afternoon's rulings:
Fractured court blocks vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces but green-lights vaccine mandate for health care workers - SCOTUSblog
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