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Hammond v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-752 7th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether a government agent’s direction to a wireless carrier to send a signal to a person’s phone, so that the phone reveals the person’s precise location and movements in real time, is a search within the meaning of the Fourth Amendment; and (2) whether a government agent’s good faith but objectively incorrect reading of a statute prevents the exclusion of constitutionally tainted evidence in a criminal trial.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 17 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 20, 2021)
Dec 15 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 20, 2021 to January 19, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 17 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 19, 2022.
Dec 20 2021Amicus brief of Rutherford Institute, et al. not accepted for filing. (December 23, 2021) (Corrected PDF will be submitted)
Dec 20 2021Brief amici curiae of Rutherford Institute, et al. filed.
Jan 11 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 19, 2022 to February 18, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 12 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including February 18, 2022.