Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Zamiara v. King

Petition for certiorari denied on January 22, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-618 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether a low-level prison employee may be personally liable under § 1983 for First Amendment retaliation claims based on an adverse action that the employee neither took nor sought to have taken against the prisoner.

DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 14 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 17, 2012)
Dec 17 2012Brief of respondent Kevin King in opposition filed.
Dec 17 2012Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Kevin King.
Dec 26 2012Reply of petitioners Chuck Zamiara, et al. filed.
Jan 2 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 18, 2013.
Jan 22 2013Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Jan 22 2013Petition DENIED.
 
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