|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-157||1st Cir.||Mar 24, 2021||May 17, 2021||9-0||Thomas||OT 2020|
Holding: Neither the holding nor logic of Cady v. Dombrowski justifies the removal of Edward Caniglia’s firearms from his home by police officers under a “community caretaking exception” to the Fourth Amendment’s warrant requirement.
Judgment: Vacated and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Thomas on May 17, 2021. Chief Justice Roberts filed a concurring opinion, in which Justice Breyer joined. Justices Alito and Kavanaugh also filed concurring opinions.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Aug 10 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 14, 2020)|
|Sep 02 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 14, 2020 to October 14, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Sep 03 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including October 14, 2020.|
|Oct 14 2020||Brief of respondents Robert Strom, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Oct 27 2020||Reply of petitioner Edward A. Caniglia filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 27 2020||Supplemental brief of respondents Robert Strom, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 28 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/13/2020.|
|Nov 16 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/20/2020.|
|Nov 20 2020||Petition GRANTED.|
|Dec 02 2020||Motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.|
|Dec 08 2020||Motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including January 8, 20201. The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including February 11, 2021.|
|Dec 16 2020||Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Robert Strom, et al.|
|Jan 08 2021||Brief of petitioner Edward A. Caniglia filed.|
|Jan 08 2021||Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)|
|Jan 13 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed.|
|Jan 14 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Second Amendment Foundation filed.|
|Jan 14 2021||Amicus brief of American Association of Suicidology not accepted for filing. (January 28, 2021)|
|Jan 15 2021||Brief amici curiae of Gun Owners of America, Inc., Gun Owners Foundation, The Heller Foundation, and Conservative Legal Defense and Education Fund filed.|
|Jan 15 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.|
|Jan 15 2021||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.|
|Jan 15 2021||Brief amicus curiae of The Rutherford Institute filed.|
|Jan 15 2021||Brief amici curiae of Second Amendment Law Center, Inc., California Rifle and Pistol Association, Gun Owners of California filed.|
|Jan 15 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Justice filed.|
|Jan 15 2021||Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union et al. filed.|
|Jan 15 2021||Brief amici curiae of Firearms Policy Coalition, et al. filed.|
|Jan 15 2021||Brief amici curiae of Project for Privacy and Surveillance Accountability and Restore the Fourth Inc. filed.|
|Jan 15 2021||Brief amicus curiae of American Association of Suicidology filed.|
|Feb 01 2021||SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, March 24, 2021.|
|Feb 04 2021||Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 1st Circuit.|
|Feb 11 2021||Brief of respondents Robert Strom, et al. filed.|
|Feb 17 2021||Amicus brief of The National Association of Counties, et al. not accepted for filing. (Dupilicate submission - February 25, 2021)|
|Feb 17 2021||Brief amici curiae of The National Association of Counties, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Feb 18 2021||Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.|
|Feb 18 2021||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|Feb 18 2021||Brief amici curiae of Iowa, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Feb 22 2021||CIRCULATED.|
|Mar 08 2021||Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.|
|Mar 12 2021||Reply of petitioner Edward A. Caniglia filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 24 2021||Argued. For petitioner: Shay Dvoretzky, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Marc DeSisto, Providence, R. I.; and Morgan L. Ratner, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)|
|May 17 2021||Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Thomas, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. Roberts, C. J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Breyer, J., joined. Alito, J., and Kavanaugh, J., filed concurring opinions.|
|Jun 18 2021||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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