Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- so we are again doubtful that certiorari will be granted in any cases today.

Filarsky v. Delia

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-1018 9th Cir. Jan 17, 2012
Tr.Aud.
Apr 17, 2012 9-0 Roberts OT 2011

Holding: A private individual temporarily retained by the government to carry out its work is entitled to seek qualified immunity from suit under 42 U. S. C. § 1983.

Judgment: Reversed, 9-0, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on April 17, 2012. Justices Ginsburg and Sotomayor each filed concurring opinions.

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