Tolan v. Cotton

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-551 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether courts deciding qualified immunity in Fourth Amendment cases should consider the factual reasonableness of the search or seizure when applying the second, “clearly established” prong of the test.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 29 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 2, 2013)
Nov 4 2013Waiver of right of respondent Jeffrey Wayne Cotton to respond filed.
Nov 20 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 6, 2013.
Nov 26 2013Response Requested . (Due December 26, 2013)
Dec 19 2013Brief of respondent Jeffrey Wayne Cotton in opposition filed.
Dec 26 2013Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
Jan 8 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 24, 2014.
Jan 8 2014Reply of petitioner Robert R. Tolan filed. (Distributed)
Jan 24 2014Record Requested .
Jan 27 2014Record received from U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit. The record is electronic.
Jan 27 2014Record received from U.S.D.C. Southern District of Texas. The record is electronic.
Feb 10 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 21, 2014.
Feb 12 2014Record received from U.S.D.C. Southern District of Texas (2 boxes).
Feb 24 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 28, 2014.
Mar 3 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 7, 2014.
Mar 10 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 21, 2014.
Mar 24 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 28, 2014.
Mar 31 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 4, 2014.
Apr 7 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 18, 2014.
Apr 21 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 25, 2014.
 
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