Kansas v. Aguirre

Petition for certiorari denied on January 19, 2016
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-374 Kan. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2015

Issue: (1) Whether a request to temporarily cease questioning is a clear and unequivocal assertion of the right to remain silent under the Fifth Amendment; and (2) whether the use of the equivocal phrase “I guess” along with an explicitly expressed desire to continue talking to police is a clear and unequivocal assertion of the right to remain silent under the Fifth Amendment.

DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 23 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 28, 2015)
Oct 6 2015Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 25, 2015.
Nov 17 2015Brief of respondent Luis A. Aguirre in opposition filed.
Nov 17 2015Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Luis A. Aguirre.
Nov 25 2015Reply of petitioner Kansas filed.
Dec 2 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 8, 2016.
Jan 11 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 15, 2016.
Jan 19 2016Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Jan 19 2016Petition DENIED.
 
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