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Burnside v. Walters

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-7892 6th Cir. Not Argued Jun 3, 2013 TBD TBD OT 2012

Issue: Whether the Sixth Circuit erred in holding – in conflict with all eleven other federal circuit courts of appeals – that the in forma pauperis statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2), prohibits indigent plaintiffs from amending their complaints.

Judgment: Vacated and remanded in light of LaFountain v. Harry on June 3, 2013.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 17 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due January 22, 2013)
Jan 22 2013Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by American Friends Service Committee, et al.
Feb 7 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 22, 2013.
Feb 12 2013Response Requested . (Due March 14, 2013)
Apr 24 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 9, 2013.
May 13 2013Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by American Friends Service Committee, et al. GRANTED.
May 13 2013Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.
May 22 2013Motion to remand filed by petitioner William David Burnside.
May 28 2013Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 30, 2013.
Jun 3 2013Motion to remand GRANTED.
Jun 3 2013Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of LaFountain v. Harry, No. 11-1496, 2013 WL 2221569 (CA6, May 22, 2013).
Jul 5 2013JUDGMENT ISSUED.
 
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