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Ballance v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-1347 10th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, when reviewing a suppression ruling on appeal, the appellate court should review factual findings for clear error and the ultimate legal determination de novo, as six circuits do, or whether it should also view the evidence in the light most favorable to the district court’s ruling, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit did here and as four other circuits do.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 12 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 13, 2022)
May 12 2022Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
May 17 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/2/2022.