Maricopa County, Arizona v. Villa

Petition for certiorari denied on April 30, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-862 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether Title III of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, which states that “the principal prosecuting attorney” of a state or locality may apply for an order authorizing the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications, 18 U.S.C. § 2516(2), allows a principal prosecuting attorney to delegate the task of applying for such an order to a subordinate.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 13 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 16, 2018)
Jan 08 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 16, 2018 to February 14, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 10 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 14, 2018.
Jan 16 2018Brief amici curiae of Arizona Voice for Crime Victims, Inc. and the Association of Deputy District Attorneys filed.
Feb 13 2018Waiver of right of respondent Manuela Villa to respond filed.
Feb 21 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/16/2018.
Feb 26 2018Response Requested. (Due March 28, 2018)
Mar 27 2018Brief of respondent Manuela Villa in opposition filed.
Apr 09 2018Reply of petitioners Maricopa County, et al. filed.
Apr 11 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
Apr 30 2018Petition DENIED.
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