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On Friday, the Supreme Court released orders from the January 17 conference, granting six cases for a total of three hours of oral argument. The justices are expected to release additional orders from the conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
On Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in Shular v. United States. Click to read our preview from Leah Litman.
On Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in GE Energy Power Conversion France v. Outokumpu Stainless USA. Click to read our preview from Ronald Mann.

Morgan v. Washington

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-494 Wash. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a government official who would like to seize someone’s personal property, and has both probable cause and the time to obtain a warrant, must bring his probable cause to a magistrate to obtain a warrant or may, under the plain-view exception, send a fellow officer to take the property.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 26 2019Application (19A119) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 14, 2019 to October 13, 2019, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Jul 29 2019Application (19A119) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until October 13, 2019.
Oct 15 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 18, 2019)
Nov 18 2019Brief amici curiae of Brooks Holland and Benjamin Levin filed.
Nov 18 2019Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Colorado Criminal Defense Bar.
Dec 04 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/10/2020.
Dec 06 2019Response Requested. (Due January 6, 2020)
Jan 02 2020Brief of respondent Washington in opposition filed.
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