Messerschmidt v. Millender

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Dec 5, 2011
Tr.Aud.
Opinion
Vote
6-3
Author
Roberts
Term

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.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

Briefs and Documents

CLICK HERE FOR FULL VERSION OF THIS STORY

Merits Briefs for the Petitioners

Amicus Briefs in Support of Petitioners

Merits Briefs for the Respondents

Amicus Briefs in Support of the Respondents

[##CERT-STAGE##]

CLICK HERE FOR FULL VERSION OF THIS STORY