|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|16-263||2d Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 16|
Issue: Whether the good-faith exception to the exclusionary rule applies when law-enforcement officials obtain a warrant based on a predicate unconstitutional search or seizure (as the First, Second, Fifth, Sixth, and Eighth Circuits hold), or whether the good-faith exception has no application where a search warrant is issued based on a predicate Fourth Amendment violation (as the Ninth Circuit, Tenth Circuit, Eleventh Circuit, and several state high courts hold).
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Aug 25 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 29, 2016)|
|Sep 22 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 31, 2016.|
|Oct 31 2016||Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.|
|Nov 14 2016||Reply of petitioner Stavros M. Ganias filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 15 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 2, 2016.|
|Dec 5 2016||Petition DENIED.|
Today at SCOTUS: The justices return to the bench for oral arguments in a pair of public-corruption cases, both stemming from scandals in New York politics that arose during Andrew Cuomo's time as governor. In both cases, the defendants are claiming prosecutorial overreach.
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