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The chief justice has submitted to Congress proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil and Criminal Procedure.

Taylor v. Maryland

Petition for certiorari denied on March 27, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-467 Md. Ct. App. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issues: (1) Under the exception to the warrant requirement announced in Arizona v. Gant, permitting a vehicular search incident to a recent occupant's arrest “when it is reasonable to believe evidence relevant to the crime of arrest might be found in the vehicle,” what quantum of particularized suspicion is required by the Fourth Amendment to justify the search; and (2) whether the unquantified experience of the arresting officer, alone, may supply the necessary particularized suspicion to justify the vehicular search.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 6 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 10, 2016)
Nov 30 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.
Dec 6 2016Response Requested . (Due January 5, 2017)
Dec 20 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 24, 2017.
Feb 24 2017Brief of respondent Maryland in opposition filed.
Mar 6 2017Reply of petitioner Efrain Taylor filed.
Mar 8 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 24, 2017.
Mar 27 2017Petition DENIED.
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