Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday. We will begin live-blogging at this link at 9:45 a.m.
On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Melton v. Phillips

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1095 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether a law enforcement officer who recklessly or deliberately reports false information that is ultimately relied upon in a warrant application violates the Fourth Amendment; and (2) whether the law in this area was clearly established, such that an officer who violates the Fourth Amendment by recklessly or deliberately reporting false information later used in a warrant is not entitled to qualified immunity.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Feb 02 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 7, 2018)
Mar 07 2018Brief of respondent Kelly D. Phillips in opposition filed.
Term Snapshot