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Young v. Fitzpatrick

Petition for certiorari denied on June 24, 2013
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.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 4 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 9, 2012)
Jul 9 2012Brief of respondent Joseph S. Fitzpatrick, et al. in opposition filed.
Jul 25 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2012.
Oct 1 2012The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 23 2013Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 3 2013Supplemental brief of petitioner Chris Young, as a Personal Representative of the Estate of Jeffry Young filed.
Jun 4 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 20, 2013.
Jun 24 2013Petition DENIED.