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Melton v. Phillips

Petition for certiorari denied on April 16, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1095 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

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.

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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.
Mar 19 2018Reply of petitioner Michael David Melton filed. (Distributed)
Mar 21 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/13/2018.
Apr 16 2018Petition DENIED.
 
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