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Bovat v. Vermont

Petition for certiorari denied on October 19, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1301 Vt. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issue: Whether a police officer can access “semiprivate” areas within a home’s curtilage to conduct an investigation without a warrant.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 26 2020Application (19A952) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 18, 2020 to May 17, 2020, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Feb 27 2020Application (19A952) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until May 18, 2020.
May 18 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 19, 2020)
Jun 11 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 19, 2020 to July 10, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jun 12 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 10, 2020.
Jun 17 2020Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Justice filed.
Jun 19 2020Brief amici curiae of The Rutherford Institute and Restore The Fourth, Inc. filed.
Jun 19 2020Brief amicus curiae of National Association for Public Defense filed.
Jul 06 2020Brief of respondent Vermont in opposition filed.
Jul 22 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
Jul 22 2020Reply of petitioner Clyde S. Bovat filed. (Distributed)
Oct 05 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/9/2020.
Oct 13 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/16/2020.
Oct 19 2020Petition DENIED. Statement of Justice Gorsuch, with whom Justice Sotomayor and Justice Kagan join, respecting the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)