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Collins v. Virginia

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1027 Va. Jan 9, 2018

Issue: Whether the Fourth Amendment's automobile exception permits a police officer, uninvited and without a warrant, to enter private property, approach a house and search a vehicle parked a few feet from the house.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Feb 21 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 27, 2017)
Mar 20 2017Waiver of right of respondent Virginia to respond filed.
Mar 27 2017Brief amici curiae of United States Justice Foundation, et al. filed.
Apr 05 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 21, 2017.
Apr 12 2017Response Requested. (Due May 12, 2017)
Apr 24 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 12, 2017.
Jun 07 2017Brief of respondent Virginia in opposition filed.
Jun 21 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 25, 2017.
Jun 22 2017Reply of petitioner Ryan Austin Collins filed. (Distributed)
Sep 28 2017Petition GRANTED.
Nov 13 2017Joint appendix filed.
Nov 13 2017Brief of petitioner Ryan A. Collins filed.
Nov 17 2017Amicus brief of Institute for Justice submitted.
Nov 17 2017Amicus brief of Restore the Fourth, Inc. submitted.
Term Snapshot