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Lange v. California

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-18 Cal. Ct. App. Feb 24, 2021
TBD TBD TBD OT 2020

Issue: Whether the pursuit of a person whom a police officer has probable cause to believe has committed a misdemeanor categorically qualifies as an exigent circumstance sufficient to allow the officer to enter a home without a warrant.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 10 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 13, 2020)
Jul 28 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 13, 2020 to September 14, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jul 29 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 14, 2020.
Aug 13 2020Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and California Attorneys for Criminal Justice filed.
Sep 14 2020Brief of respondent State of California in opposition filed.
Sep 22 2020Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari pursuant to Rule 15.5 filed.
Sep 23 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/9/2020.
Sep 23 2020Reply of petitioner Arthur Gregory Lange filed. (Distributed)
Oct 13 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/16/2020.
Oct 19 2020Petition GRANTED.
Oct 26 2020Amanda K. Rice, Esquire, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, is invited to brief and argue, as amicus curiae, in support of the judgment below.
Nov 05 2020Motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Nov 05 2020Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Arthur Gregory Lange.
Nov 12 2020Motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix, petitioner's brief on the merits, and respondent's brief on the merits in support is extended to and including December 4, 2020. The time to file the brief of the Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below is extended to and including January 8, 2021.
Nov 23 2020Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.
Dec 04 2020Brief of petitioner Arthur Gregory Lange filed.
Dec 04 2020Brief of respondent State of California in support of vacatur filed.
Dec 10 2020Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Justice filed.
Dec 11 2020Brief amici curiae of DKT Liberty Project, et al. filed.
Dec 11 2020Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed.
Dec 11 2020Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.
Dec 11 2020Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Dec 11 2020Brief amicus curiae of The Rutherford Institute filed.
Dec 11 2020Brief amici curiae of Gun Owners of America, Gun Owners Foundation, Gun Owners of California, DownsizeDC.org, Downsize DC Foundation, Conservative Legal Defense and Education Fund, and Restoring Liberty Action Committee filed.
Dec 11 2020Brief amici curiae of States of Illinois et al. filed.
Dec 11 2020Brief amici curiae of Project for Privacy & Surveillance Accountability and Restore the Fourth, Inc. filed.
Dec 11 2020Brief amicus curiae of National College for DUI Defense filed.
Dec 17 2020Motion for divided argument filed by petitioner Arthur Gregory Lange.
Dec 31 2020SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.
Jan 08 2021Brief amicus curiae of Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below filed.
Jan 13 2021Amicus brief of Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office and California District Attorneys Association submitted.
Jan 13 2021Amicus brief of National Fraternal Order of Police submitted.
Jan 14 2021CIRCULATED
Jan 14 2021Amicus brief of States of Ohio, Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah submitted.
Jan 14 2021Amicus brief of Los Angeles County Police Chiefs’ Association submitted.
Jan 15 2021Amicus brief of Professor Steven Penney submitted.
Jan 15 2021Amicus brief of Mothers Against Drunk Driving submitted.
Jan 15 2021Amicus brief of United States submitted.
Jan 15 2021Motion of United States for divided argument submitted.
 
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