Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

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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