United States v. Wurie

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-212 1st Cir. Apr 29, 2014
Tr.
Jun 25, 2014 9-0 Roberts OT 2013

Holding: The police generally may not, without a warrant, search digital information on a cellphone seized from an individual who has been arrested.

Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on June 25, 2014. Justice Alito filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Aug 15 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 16, 2013)
Sep 6 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 16, 2013.
Oct 8 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including November 15, 2013.
Nov 15 2013Brief of respondent Brima Wurie in opposition filed.
Nov 15 2013Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Brima Wurie.
Nov 20 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 6, 2013.
Nov 20 2013Reply of petitioner United States filed. (Distributed)
Dec 31 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 17, 2014.
Jan 17 2014Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Jan 17 2014Petition GRANTED.
Feb 11 2014SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Feb 21 2014Record received from U.S.C.A. 1st Circuit, (1 envelope) part of this record is SEALED. All other filings of this record is available electronically through PACER.
Mar 3 2014Joint appendix filed.
Mar 3 2014Brief of petitioner United States filed.
Mar 5 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from the respondent.
Mar 6 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Mar 7 2014Brief amici curiae of Criminal Law Professors in support of private parties filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 10 2014CIRCULATED.
Mar 10 2014Brief amici curiae of Center for Democracy & Technology, and Electronic Frontier Foundation in support of Riley and Wurie filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 10 2014Brief amici curiae of American Library Association, and The Internet Archive in support of Riley and Wurie filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 10 2014Brief amici curiae of National Press Photographers Association, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 10 2014Brief amici curiae of Professors Charles E. MacLean & Adam Lamparello filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 10 2014Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center in support of Riley and Wurie filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Apr 2 2014Brief of respondent Brima Wurie filed. (Distributed)
Apr 9 2014Brief amici curiae of National Association of Federal Defenders, et al., filed. (Distributed).
Apr 9 2014Brief amici curiae of Downsize DC Foundation, et al., filed. (Distributed).
Apr 9 2014Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed. (Distributed)
Apr 9 2014Brief amici curiae of Southwestern Law Student Anna Aran, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 9 2014Brief amicus curiae of The Rutherford Institute filed. (Distributed)
Apr 22 2014Reply of petitioner United States filed. (Distributed)
Apr 29 2014Argued. For petitioner: Michael R. Dreeben, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondent: Judith H. Mizner, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Boston, Mass.
Jun 25 2014Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Roberts, C. J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Alito, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment. VIDED with No. 13-132.
Jul 28 2014JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jul 28 2014Record returned for U.S.C.A. for First Circuit.
 
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