Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

The court will issue orders from its January 13 conference on Tuesday, January 17, at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, January 18, at 10:00 a.m.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Lynch v. Dimaya. Kevin Johnson has our preview.
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Peppin v. Minnesota Commissioner of Public Safety

Petition for certiorari denied on October 7, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-1395 Minn. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether when an officer informs a driver that “refusal to submit to a test is a crime,” a driver's acquiescence to the officer's demand to conduct a warrantless search and seizure of the driver's urine qualifies as constitutionally valid consent, as a matter of law.

DateProceedings and Orders
May 24 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 28, 2013)
Jul 17 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 30, 2013.
Jul 23 2013Response Requested . (Due August 22, 2013)
Aug 22 2013Brief of respondent Minnesota Commissioner of Public Safety in opposition filed.
Aug 28 2013Reply of petitioner James Louis Peppin filed.
Sep 4 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 30, 2013.
Oct 7 2013Petition DENIED.
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