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Grady v. North Carolina

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-593 N.C. Ct. App. Not Argued Mar 30, 2015 TBD Per Curiam OT 2014

Holding: For purposes of the Fourth Amendment, a state conducts a search when it attaches a device to a person’s body, without consent, to allow it to track that person’s movements.

Judgment: Granted, vacated, and remanded in a per curiam opinion on March 30, 2015.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 17 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 22, 2014)
Dec 10 2014Waiver of right of respondent North Carolina to respond filed.
Dec 17 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 9, 2015.
Jan 5 2015Response Requested . (Due February 4, 2015)
Feb 4 2015Brief of respondent North Carolina in opposition filed.
Feb 18 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 6, 2015.
Feb 18 2015Reply of petitioner Torrey Dale Grady filed. (Distributed)
Mar 9 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 20, 2015.
Mar 23 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 27, 2015.
Mar 30 2015Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Opinion per curiam. (Detached Opinion)
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