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Manuel v. City of Joliet

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-9496 7th Cir. Oct 5, 2016
Tr.Aud.
Mar 21, 2017 6-2 Kagan OT 2016

Holding: (1) Elijah Manuel may challenge his pretrial detention on Fourth Amendment grounds; and (2) on remand, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit should determine the accrual date of Manuel's Fourth Amendment claim, unless it finds that the city of Joliet has previously waived its timeliness argument.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 6-2, in an opinion by Justice Kagan on March 21, 2017. Justice Thomas filed a dissenting opinion. Justice Alito filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Thomas joined.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 27 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due May 27, 2015)
May 20 2015Waiver of right of respondents City of Joliet, Illinois, et al. to respond filed.
Jun 10 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 25, 2015.
Jun 17 2015Response Requested . (Due July 17, 2015)
Oct 20 2015Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 4, 2015.
Nov 12 2015Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including December 4, 2015.
Dec 4 2015Brief of respondents City of Joliet, Illinois, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 14 2015Reply of petitioner Elijah Manuel filed.
Dec 23 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 8, 2016.
Jan 11 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 15, 2016.
Jan 15 2016Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED.
Feb 1 2016Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner Elijah Manuel.
Feb 17 2016Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 4, 2016.
Feb 26 2016The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including May 2, 2016.
Feb 26 2016The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including August 3, 2016.
Mar 7 2016Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioner GRANTED and Stanley B. Eisenhammer, Esquire, of Arlington Heights, Illinois, is appointed to serve as counsel for the petitioner in this case.
Apr 12 2016Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party received from counsel for the petitioner.
Apr 15 2016Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party received from counsel for the respondents.
May 2 2016Joint appendix filed.
May 2 2016Brief of petitioner Elijah Manuel filed.
May 9 2016Brief amicus curiae of Albert W. Alschuler filed.
May 9 2016Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
May 9 2016Brief amicus curiae of The National Police Accountability Project filed.
May 9 2016Brief amicus curiae of The Innocence Network filed.
May 9 2016Brief amicus curiae of National Association for Public Defense filed.
May 9 2016Brief amici curiae of U.S. Justice Foundation, et al. filed.
May 9 2016Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Jul 13 2016SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, October 5, 2016.
Jul 22 2016Record requested from U.S.C.A. 7th Circuit.
Jul 22 2016Record from U.S.C.A. 7th Circuit is electronic and located on PACER.
Aug 3 2016Brief of respondents City of Joliet, Illinois, et al. filed.
Aug 9 2016CIRCULATED
Aug 10 2016Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Aug 10 2016Brief amicus curiae of National District Attorney's Association filed. (Distributed)
Aug 10 2016Brief amici curiae of National Association of Counties, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 10 2016Brief amicus curiae of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar filed. (Distributed)
Aug 10 2016Brief amici curiae of Illinois, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 10 2016Brief amicus curiae of Sheldon H. Nahmod filed. (Distributed)
Sep 2 2016Reply of petitioner Elijah Manuel filed. (Distributed)
Sep 26 2016Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Oct 5 2016Argued. For petitioner: Stanley B. Eisenhammer, Arlington Heights, Ill. (Appointed by this Court); and Ilana H. Eisenstein, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondents: Michael A. Scodro, Chicago, Ill.
Mar 21 2017Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Kagan, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion. Alito, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Thomas, J., joined.
Apr 24 2017JUDGMENT ISSUED.
 
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