|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issues: (1) Whether Title III of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 prohibits the “principal prosecuting attorney” of a locality from delegating the authority to apply for a wiretap order to a deputy when state law allows the delegation; and (2) whether Title III requires suppression of the evidence obtained if a wiretap is later held invalid, even if law enforcement officers had an objectively reasonable, good-faith belief that their conduct was lawful.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 26 2022||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 29, 2022)|
|Aug 16 2022||Waiver of right of respondent Langston Amani Harris to respond filed.|
|Aug 31 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.|
|Sep 06 2022||Response Requested. (Due October 6, 2022)|
|Sep 26 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 6, 2022 to November 7, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Sep 27 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 7, 2022.|
|Oct 27 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 7, 2022 to November 8, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Oct 28 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including November 8, 2022.|
|Nov 08 2022||Brief of respondent Langston Amani Harris in opposition filed.|
|Nov 08 2022||Waiver of the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition under 15.5 filed by petitioner.|
|Nov 15 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/2/2022.|
|Nov 18 2022||Reply of petitioner Oregon filed. (Distributed)|
Cecilia (Cissy) Suyat Marshall, the widow of Thurgood Marshall, died this morning at 94. Here is the court's announcement.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court REJECTS Trump's bid to prevent the House Ways & Means Committee from obtaining his tax returns. No noted dissents.
The brief order may end years of litigation over the committee's efforts to review the tax records of Trump and his businesses.
JUST IN: Whisky, dog toys... and trademark law.
SCOTUS has agreed to hear a dispute between Jack Daniel's and a company that makes squeaking "Bad Spaniels" dog toys. The case will have implications for the tension between parody & intellectual property. https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112122zr_e1p3.pdf
In a quiet Monday morning order list, SCOTUS adds no new cases to its docket. The court will not hear Brooks v. Abbott, a challenge to an alleged racial gerrymander of a state senate district in Texas. Here's the full order list: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112122zor_7lhn.pdf
JUST IN: The Biden administration, as expected, asks the Supreme Court to revive Biden's student-loan relief plan. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit blocked the government from implementing the plan; Biden wants SCOTUS to lift that ruling. https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/22A444-2.pdf
JUST IN: The Supreme Court DENIES Arizona GOP chair Kelli Ward's bid to block the Jan. 6 committee from reviewing her phone records. Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito dissent from the court's brief, unexplained order denying Ward's request.
NEW: Another fight on the shadow docket over a subpoena seeking information about election interference. Arizona GOP chairwoman Kelli Ward is asking SCOTUS to block the Jan. 6 committee's subpoena for her phone records. Here's Ward's filing: https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/22A350.pdf