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Payne v. West Virginia

Petition for certiorari denied on June 26, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1141 W. Va. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issue: Whether the Fourth Amendment prohibits a warrantless search of a guest's container found inside a home or vehicle searched by officers relying on consent given by the home or vehicle owner, who lacked actual authority to consent to the search of the container.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 6 2017Application (16A674) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 17, 2017 to March 17, 2017, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Jan 10 2017Application (16A674) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until March 17, 2017.
Mar 17 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 20, 2017)
Apr 18 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 22, 2017.
May 22 2017Brief of respondent West Virginia in opposition filed.
Jun 5 2017Reply of petitioner Ennis Payne, C., II filed.
Jun 6 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2017.
Jun 26 2017Petition DENIED.
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