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Lange v. California

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-18 Cal. Ct. App. TBD 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.
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