Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday morning the court hears oral argument in Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday morning the court also hears oral argument in Pereira v. Sessions. Jennifer Chacon has our preview.
On Monday afternoon the court hears oral argument in Chavez-Meza v. United States. Susan Klein has our preview.

Briefly Mentioned :

Briefly Noted :

The Supreme Court will release orders from the April 20 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Maricopa County, Arizona v. Villa

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-862 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether Title III of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, which states that “the principal prosecuting attorney” of a state or locality may apply for an order authorizing the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications, 18 U.S.C. § 2516(2), allows a principal prosecuting attorney to delegate the task of applying for such an order to a subordinate.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 13 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 16, 2018)
Jan 08 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 16, 2018 to February 14, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 10 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 14, 2018.
Jan 16 2018Brief amici curiae of Arizona Voice for Crime Victims, Inc. and the Association of Deputy District Attorneys filed.
Feb 13 2018Waiver of right of respondent Manuela Villa to respond filed.
Feb 21 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/16/2018.
Feb 26 2018Response Requested. (Due March 28, 2018)
Mar 27 2018Brief of respondent Manuela Villa in opposition filed.
Apr 09 2018Reply of petitioners Maricopa County, et al. filed.
Apr 11 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
Term Snapshot