Davis v. United States
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Mar 21, 2011
|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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Briefs and Documents
- Brief for Petitioner Willie Gene Davis
- Brief of Respondent, United States of America
- Reply Brief for Petitioner Willie Gene Davis
- Brief for Wayne County, Michigan in Support of Respondent
- Brief for the National Association of Federal Defenders in Support of Petitioner
- Brief for the States of Maryland, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Nevada, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming in Support of Respondent
- Brief of the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation in Support of Respondent