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Ganias v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on December 5, 2016
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).

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 25 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 29, 2016)
Sep 22 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 31, 2016.
Oct 31 2016Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Nov 14 2016Reply of petitioner Stavros M. Ganias filed. (Distributed)
Nov 15 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 2, 2016.
Dec 5 2016Petition DENIED.
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