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Michigan v. Frederick

Petition for certiorari denied on October 7, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-1513 Mich. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issues: (1) Whether the Fourth Amendment applies to knock-and-talk encounters; (2) whether, if it does, the Michigan Supreme Court correctly held that a predawn visit constitutes a constitutional trespass in violation of the implied license to approach; and (3) whether, if it does, the Michigan Supreme Court correctly held that “any attempt to gather information,” including simply asking the occupants for consent to search, combined with a constitutional trespass, constitutes a search under the Fourth Amendment.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 03 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 5, 2019)
Jun 25 2019Brief of respondents Michael Frederick, et al. in opposition filed.
Jul 10 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/1/2019.
Oct 07 2019Petition DENIED.
 
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