Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday morning the court hears oral argument in Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday morning the court also hears oral argument in Pereira v. Sessions. Jennifer Chacon has our preview.
On Monday afternoon the court hears oral argument in Chavez-Meza v. United States. Susan Klein has our preview.

Briefly Mentioned :

Briefly Noted :

The Supreme Court will release orders from the April 20 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Torrez v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1189 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the categorical approach set forth in Taylor v. United States and its progeny applies to determine whether a defendant has “previously been convicted” of a relevant offense; (2) whether prior-conviction aggravators can be satisfied by convictions for conduct that occurred after the capital offense; and (3) whether the warrantless seizure and search of historical cell-site location information, revealing a cell-phone user’s location and movement over a prolonged period of time, violates the Fourth Amendment.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 21 2017Application (17A567) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 24, 2017 to February 22, 2018, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Nov 30 2017Application (17A567) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until February 22, 2018.
Feb 22 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 26, 2018)
Mar 20 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 26, 2018 to April 25, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 21 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 25, 2018.
Apr 10 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 25, 2018 to May 25, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 11 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including May 25, 2018.
 
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