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Dawson v. Brennan

Pending petition

Linked with:

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-1078 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit misapplied the Supreme Court’s authority and created a conflict among the U.S. courts of appeals by holding that a law enforcement officer violates the Fourth Amendment by entering the rear curtilage of a home in attempting to gain the resident’s compliance with his probation condition.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 14 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 21, 2019)
Mar 19 2019Waiver of right of respondent Joshua Brennan to respond filed.
May 14 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/30/2019.
May 22 2019Rescheduled.
Oct 02 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/18/2019.
Oct 15 2019Response Requested. (Due November 14, 2019)
Nov 08 2019Brief of respondent Joshua Brennan in opposition filed.
Nov 26 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/13/2019.
Dec 11 2019Rescheduled.
Jan 06 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/10/2020.
Jan 08 2020Rescheduled.
Apr 28 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/15/2020.
May 13 2020Rescheduled.
May 18 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/21/2020.
May 22 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/28/2020.
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