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 -- we would not expect orders granting certiorari today.

Davis v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
09-11328 11th Cir. Mar 21, 2011
Tr.Aud.
Jun 16, 2011 7-2 Alito OT 2010

Holding: Searches conducted in objectively reasonable reliance on binding decisions of the courts of appeals are not subject to the exclusionary rule.

Judgment: Eleventh Circuit affirmed, 7-2, in an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito on June 16, 2011. Justice Breyer wrote a dissenting opinion, which was joined by Justice Ginsburg.

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