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Iowa v. Jackson

Petition for certiorari denied on October 3, 2016
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-157 Iowa N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 16

Issue: Whether, when an individual consents to the search of a room he occupies, a law enforcement officer may, consistent with the Fourth Amendment, search a closed container found within that room.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Jul 28 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 2, 2016)
Aug 19 2016Brief of respondent Marvis Latrell Jackson in opposition filed.
Aug 19 2016Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Marvis Latrell Jackson.
Sep 7 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.
Oct 3 2016Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Oct 3 2016Petition DENIED.
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