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Docket Number17-1174
Full NameLuis A. Nieves v. Russell P. Bartlett
Short NameNieves v. Bartlett
PetitionerLuis A. Nieves
RespondentRussell P. Bartlett
Date Argued (Reargued)Nov. 26, 2018
Date Decided

Question Presented

In Hartman v. Moore, 54 7 U.S. 250 (2006), this Court held that probable cause defeats a First Amendment retaliatory-prosecution claim under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 as a matter oflaw. Does probable cause likewise defeat a First Amendment retaliatory-arrest claim under § 1983?

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Case Events

19 2018-09-19DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/5/2018.
18 2018-08-27Brief amicus curiae of United States of America filed.
17 2018-08-27Brief amici curiae of The District of Columbia, et al. filed.
16 2018-08-27Brief amici curiae of National Association of Counties, National League of Cities, U.S. Conference of Mayors, International City/County Management Association, International Municipal Lawyers Association, National Sheriffs’ Association filed.
15 2018-08-24Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Russell P. Bartlett
14 2018-08-20Motion to file volume II of the joint appendix under seal filed by respondent Russell P. Bartlett.
13 2018-08-20Joint appendix filed (1 volume). (Statement of costs filed)
12 2018-08-20Brief of petitioners Luis A. Nieves, et al. filed.
11 2018-08-09Blanket Consent filed by Petitioners, Luis A. Nieves, et al..
10 2018-08-08Motion to extend the time to file the opening briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including August 20, 2018. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 2, 2018.
9 2018-07-25Motion for an extension of time to file the opening briefs on the merits filed.
8 2018-06-28Petition GRANTED.
7 2018-06-27DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/27/2018.
6 2018-06-18DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/21/2018.
5 2018-05-29DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/14/2018.
4 2018-05-14Brief of respondent Russell P. Bartlett in support filed.
3 2018-04-12Response Requested. (Due May 14, 2018)
2 2018-04-11DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
1 2018-02-16Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 26, 2018)

Case Counsels

NameParty NameDescriptionAddressPhoneType
Dario BorghesanLuis A. Nieves, et al.Counsel of RecordState of Alaska Department of Law1031 W. Fourth Ave. Suite 200Anchorage, AK 99501dario.borghesan@alaska.gov(907) 269-5100petitioner
Loren L. AliKhanThe District of ColumbiaCounsel of RecordD.C. Office of the Attorney General441 4th St., NW, Suite 630 SouthWashington, DC 20001loren.alikhan@dc.gov202-727-6287other
Noel J. FranciscoUnited States of AmericaCounsel of RecordSolicitor GeneralUnited States Department of Justice950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NWWashington, DC 20530-0001SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov202-514-2217other
Zane Dale WilsonRussell P. BartlettCounsel of RecordCSG, Inc.714 4th Ave., Suite 200Fairbanks, AK 99707zane@alaskalaw.com9074521855respondent
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