Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the April 21 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, April 25.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in McWilliams v. Dunn. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Davila v. Davis. Steve Vladeck has our preview.

Carpenter v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-402 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the warrantless seizure and search of historical cell phone records revealing the location and movements of a cell phone user over the course of 127 days is permitted by the Fourth Amendment.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 26 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 28, 2016)
Oct 21 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 28, 2016.
Oct 28 2016Brief amici curiae of Electronic Frontier Foundation, et al. filed.
Oct 28 2016Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
Nov 21 2016Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including December 28, 2016.
Dec 15 2016Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including January 27, 2016.
Jan 27 2017Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Feb 10 2017Reply of petitioner Timothy Ivory Carpenter filed.
Feb 15 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 3, 2017.
Feb 23 2017Rescheduled.
Mar 22 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 13, 2017.
Apr 17 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 21, 2017.
 
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