|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|13-706||4th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2013|
Issue: (1) Whether federal law preempts the brief detention of an alien by a local police officer, pursuant to a federal warrant, for the purpose of contacting Immigration and Customs Enforcement to determine if the alien should be taken into custody, when it is unknown whether the alien’s violation of federal immigration law was criminal or civil; and (2) whether the Fourth Amendment prohibits a brief investigative stop of an alien when the law enforcement officer reasonably suspects that the alien has committed a violation of federal immigration law, regardless of whether it is civil or criminal in nature.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Dec 9 2013||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 13, 2014)|
|Jan 7 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 12, 2014.|
|Jan 13 2014||Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc. filed.|
|Feb 12 2014||Brief of respondent Roxana Orellana Santos in opposition filed.|
|Feb 25 2014||Reply of petitioners Frederick County Board of Commissioners, et al. filed.|
|Feb 26 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 21, 2014.|
|Mar 24 2014||Petition DENIED.|
Cecilia (Cissy) Suyat Marshall, the widow of Thurgood Marshall, died this morning at 94. Here is the court's announcement.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court REJECTS Trump's bid to prevent the House Ways & Means Committee from obtaining his tax returns. No noted dissents.
The brief order may end years of litigation over the committee's efforts to review the tax records of Trump and his businesses.
JUST IN: Whisky, dog toys... and trademark law.
SCOTUS has agreed to hear a dispute between Jack Daniel's and a company that makes squeaking "Bad Spaniels" dog toys. The case will have implications for the tension between parody & intellectual property. https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112122zr_e1p3.pdf
In a quiet Monday morning order list, SCOTUS adds no new cases to its docket. The court will not hear Brooks v. Abbott, a challenge to an alleged racial gerrymander of a state senate district in Texas. Here's the full order list: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112122zor_7lhn.pdf
JUST IN: The Biden administration, as expected, asks the Supreme Court to revive Biden's student-loan relief plan. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit blocked the government from implementing the plan; Biden wants SCOTUS to lift that ruling. https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/22A444-2.pdf
JUST IN: The Supreme Court DENIES Arizona GOP chair Kelli Ward's bid to block the Jan. 6 committee from reviewing her phone records. Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito dissent from the court's brief, unexplained order denying Ward's request.
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