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We expect one or more decisions in argued cases on Wednesday at 10 a.m. We will begin live-blogging at approximately 9:45 The Court also has confirmed that the audiotape of Wednesday’s hearing in King v. Burwell will not be released on that day, but on Friday, as is usual.
Wednesday's live blog will be available here.

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Messerschmidt v. Millender

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10-704 9th Cir. Dec 5, 2011
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Feb 22, 2012 6-3 Roberts OT 2011

Holding: The officers in the case are entitled to qualified immunity for executing a search warrant for firearms and evidence of gang activity in a home after a victim reported that the suspect had threatened her with a gun.

Judgment: Reversed, 6-3, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on February 22, 2012. Justice Breyer filed a concurring opinion. Justice Kagan filed an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part. Justice Sotomayor filed a dissenting opinion, which was joined by Justice Ginsburg.

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