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Illinois v. Bonilla

Petition for certiorari denied on October 7, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-1219 Ill. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issues: (1) Whether a sniff by a drug-detection dog conducted in the common area of an apartment building is a Fourth Amendment search under Florida v. Jardines; and (2) whether, if the dog-sniff was an unreasonable search, the good-faith exception to the exclusionary rule applies.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 04 2019Application (18A722) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 16, 2019 to March 17, 2019, submitted to Justice Kavanaugh.
Jan 14 2019Application (18A722) granted by Justice Kavanaugh extending the time to file until March 17, 2019.
Mar 18 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 19, 2019)
Apr 08 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 19, 2019 to June 18, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 12 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 18, 2019.
Apr 19 2019Brief amici curiae of State of Utah, et al. filed.
Jun 18 2019Brief of respondent Derrick Bonilla in opposition filed.
Jul 01 2019Reply of petitioner Illinois filed. (Distributed)
Jul 03 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/1/2019.
Oct 07 2019Petition DENIED.
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