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Coleman v. Tollefson

Docket No.: 13-1333
Certiorari Granted: Oct 2 2014
Argued: February 23, 2015
Decided: May 18, 2015

Topics:

Civil Procedure, habeas, habeas corpus

PartyNames: Andre Lee Coleman, aka Andre Lee Coleman-Bey v. Todd Tollefson, et al.
Petitioner: Andre Lee Coleman, aka Andre Lee Coleman-Bey
Respondent: Todd Tollefson, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Citation: 733 F.3d 175
Supreme Court Docket

Andre Lee Coleman, aka Andre Lee Coleman-Bey
v.
Todd Tollefson, et al.
Question Presented:

Whether, under the "three strikes" provision of the Prison Litigation Reform Act, 28 U.S.C. 1915(g), a district court's dismissal of a lawsuit counts as a "strike" while it is still pending on appeal or before the time for seeking appellate review has passed.

Coleman v. Tollefson
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 23, 2015

Listen to Oral Argument in Coleman v. Tollefson
Holding: AFFIRMED
Vote: 9-0
Majority: unanimous
Opinion By:
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