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Robinson v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on October 30, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1532 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether, or under what circumstances, in a state that permits residents to legally carry firearms while in public, an officer's belief that a person is armed allows the officers to infer for purposes of a Terry v. Ohio search that the person is “presently dangerous.”

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DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 07 2017Application (16A969) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 23, 2017 to June 22, 2017, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Apr 18 2017Application (16A969) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until June 22, 2017.
Jun 22 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 24, 2017)
Jul 20 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 23, 2017.
Jul 24 2017Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Jul 24 2017Brief amici curiae of States of West Virginia, et al. filed.
Jul 24 2017Brief amici curiae of Gun Owners of America, Inc., et al. filed.
Aug 10 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including September 19, 2017.
Sep 19 2017Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Oct 02 2017Reply of petitioner Shaquille M. Robinson filed.
Oct 04 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/27/2017.
Oct 30 2017Petition DENIED.
 
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