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Editor's Note :
On Monday, December 9, we expect additional orders from the December 6 Conference at 9:30 a.m. On Tuesday, December 10, we expect one or more opinions in argued cases at 10:00 a.m. We will begin live blogging at 9:45.
Montano v. Wilson
Petition for certiorari denied on October 15, 2013
Issue: 1. Whether the Tenth Circuit erred when
it held that the obligation to ensure
Gerstein v. Pugh
probable cause determinations rests independently
on the arresting officer, the
elected sheriff, and the detention center
warden, in their individual capacities, in
contradiction of state law, the directive
of the New Mexico Administrative Office
of the Courts, the authority of other
circuits, and common law, thereby subjecting
all detention center wardens,
sheriffs, and officers in the Tenth Circuit
to potential punitive damages and voluminous
litigation; and (2) whether, under County of Riverside v. McLaughlin , absent clear
state authority to the contrary, the
duty to ensure a prompt probable cause
determination rests exclusively with the
At 9:30 a.m. on Monday, we expect additional orders from the Court's December 6 Conference. (As Lyle reported the Court granted one new case from that Conference on Friday afternoon.) On Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., we expect one or more opinions in argued cases. We will begin live blogging at 9:45. This is the second week of the December sitting; the hearing list for this sitting is here.
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